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13 Feb 2020

Inspiration for World Book Day

World Book Day has been around for 23 years now. It is a registered charity on an important mission to give every child and young person a book of their own. It’s also a celebration of authors, illustrators, books and most importantly, a celebration of reading.
Here are a few ideas to help you celebrate the occasion in your school or setting.

04 Oct 2019

The Good Fight - Square of the ...

Discussion covering the benefits of a broader, wider curriculum approach. What can we get from it and how might it benefit teaching and learning?

24 Sep 2019

The Good Fight - Keeping Hands R...

Part of our ‘The Good Fight’ series, Keeping Hands Raised

Part 2: Mr Brooker asks , “Reader, can you name the year/date that Charles I was beheaded?”

20 Sep 2019

The Good Fight - Keeping Hands R...

Part of our ‘The Good Fight’ series, Keeping Hands Raised

Part 1: Mr Brooker looks at how to champion and preserve enthusiasm and a willingness to try in students.

13 Sep 2019

The Good Fight with Tom Brooker ...

Meet Tom, also known as Mr Brooker to his pupils. Over the next few months he’s going to be writing blogs on anything and everything to help you with your education journey.

15 May 2019

(KS2 English) Creating a Believa...

Resources: Character and characteristics spinners from Story Spinners Workbooks or paper Writing pencils Flip-chart/whiteboard and pen Learning Outcomes: English/Spoken Language Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers Ask relevant questions to extend understanding and knowledge Articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions Give well-structured descriptions, explanations and narratives for […]

07 May 2019

(KS1 English) Creating A Believa...

Resources: Character and characteristics spinners from Story Spinners Workbooks or paper Writing pencils Flipchart / whiteboard and pen Learning Outcomes: English Spoken Language Listen and respond appropriately to adults and peers Ask relevant questions to extend understanding and knowledge Articulate and justify answers, arguments and opinions Give well-structured descriptions, explanations […]