Classroom Ideas

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03 Oct 2020

Supporting Pupils’ Emotional Wellbeing

Children’s mental health and wellbeing has always been an important part of school life. Teachers play a vital role in supporting their pupils’ social and emotional development. Creating a nurturing classroom environment can help children to feel confident, secure, safe and therefore ready to learn. Here are 5 ideas 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 […]

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

Background The Primary PE and Sport Premium was introduced in March 2013 to improve the provision of PE in primary schools across England. Since 2013, the government have continued to allocate funding each year and on 5th July 2020, the Department for Education confirmed that for the 2020/21 academic year, […]

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

Swimming in Primary Schools

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

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 […]