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06 Feb 2020

Behind the scenes with our suppliers – Furniture

We’re super excited to announce that we’ve teamed up with one of our amazing suppliers to give you a behind the scenes FIRST on how our furniture products are made. PLUS we’re giving you the chance to WIN a paper storage unit worth £1,147.20!

30 Sep 2019

Diwali Celebrations – Creating...

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.

29 Sep 2019

What makes a great lesson for a ...

This is a blog written by Daisy, a Year 5 pupil at Stonelow Junior School. She tells us what makes a good lesson from a year 5 pupil’s perspective.

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.

04 Sep 2019

Back to school, as a Year 5 pupi...

New Year 5 pupil, Heidi, gives us her take on starting back to the new school year.

27 Jun 2019

How to Make a Paper Bowl Jellyfi...

What you will need: Paper Bowls Pearlescent Paint Wiggly Eyes Ribbons Crepe Paper Glue Cotton String Tape Scissors Steps:1. Paint the underside of the paper bowl then leave to dry.2. Once it’s completely dry, glue down some wiggly eyes.3. Make a hole in the top of the bowl and thread […]

18 Jun 2019

Smarties Tally Charts (EYFS / Y1...

This Smarties Tally Chart classroom idea is a fun way for EYFS and KS1 children to learn their numbers and place value. Resources: 1 box or tube of Smarties per child (Jelly beans or other suitable alternative) Tally charts (one row per colour) Pencils Colour pencils   Learning Outcomes: Mathematics […]