Classroom Ideas

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30 Sep 2019

Diwali Celebrations – Creating Diwali Tea Lights

Diwali celebrations are all about vibrant colours, eye-popping fireworks and pretty twinkling lights. Why not celebrate Diwali with this easy craft idea suitable for Upper KS2 children.

03 May 2019

Sticking to a budget - Money Pro...

Resources: Coins and notes in various denominations Workbooks or other recording method List of daily expenses (Food, fuel, clothes, travel etc.) Learning Outcomes: Mathematics Year 3 Measurement Add and subtract amounts of money to give change, using both pounds and pence signs in practical contexts Year 4 Measurement Estimate, compare […]

03 May 2019

Writing for information (Y2 Engl...

Resources: Teeth cleaning props to aid memory Writing frames Pencils 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 different purposes Maintain attention and […]

03 May 2019

School Sports Premium

What is it? The school sports premium was introduced back in March 2013 to improve the provision of PE in primary schools across England. It is a large pot of money (about £150M annually) that is funded through several government bodies. It is ring-fenced to ensure that it is used […]

02 May 2019

Get Girls Active

Engaging Girls in Sport Working in schools we get to see all sorts of children – those that are engaged, as well as those that are not and of course those that shine and excel amongst their peers. This is true of all subjects, but PE is an area that […]

01 May 2019

New support for swimming in scho...

Who doesn’t love school swimming sessions? The kids are all energised and excited, lost swimming kits, last minute removal of earrings and jewellery, the stampede for the coach to get to the local pool (unless you are lucky enough to have your own), serenely teaching your group to swim, and […]

01 May 2019

£100m School Funding for Health...

The health and wellbeing of children is vital in a modern era where obesity levels are on the rise and a sedentary lifestyle is prevalent. In 2018-19, schools will receive £100 million pounds from the government to spend specifically on improving health and wellbeing and promoting a more active lifestyle. […]

01 May 2019

Product Focus – Footballs – ...

When I first took the lead on PE in school, I was so naive when it came to sports equipment. Who knew there were so many variations in everything? Footballs are a good example of this. They come in so many different sizes, materials and construction so it can be […]

30 Apr 2019

Box Pass (KS3 PE)

Overview: This Box Pass drill is great for improving coordination, technique and performance. Resources: Training ball Cones Programmes of Study: Physical Education To develop their technique and improve their performance in other competitive sports [for example, athletics and gymnastics] Steps: Set up a box shape using cones 3 metres square Place […]