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3 simple steps to improving wellbeing at school

With the new academic year now well underway, it’s a good time to start to think about the ways in which we can create classroom and home environments that will support and nurture our children, and especially those who might be beginning to struggle with the school environment. Read more »

SATs results day - Reading 2019

The 2019 Key Stage SATs results have been published. For reading, the percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard is 73%. 

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SATs results day - Mathematics 2019

The 2019 Key Stage 2 SATs results have been published. For mathematics, the percentage of pupils achieving the expected standard is the highest yet at 79%. This is up by 4 percentage points from 2018, but an increase of 5 percentage points from 2016.

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SATs results day – Grammar, Punctuation and Spelling 2019

We asked Shareen Wilkinson to share her thoughts on the 2019 KS2 grammar test results released this week.

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Why author visits are important

Ahead of his Reading Planet Tour events, Gareth P. Jones (author of the new Project series) reflects on why school pupils benefit from meeting an author. Read more »

Sometimes all you need is a ball of string!

Recently a number of pleas have appeared on social media from panicked history subject leaders seeking advice on how to spend their budget allocation.  

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More primary pupils reach the highest standards in the SATs 2019

On 5th September 2019, the DfE announced that more pupils in England are reaching the highest standard of reading, writing and maths in this years SATs.

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Reading Planet is going on tour... winners revealed!

Last term, we launched a nationwide competition for schools to win a visit from a Reading Planet author. We received hundreds of entries from across the country. After much deliberation, the winners have now been chosen and the tour kicks off next week in Scotland.  

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Tips to support your child as they start secondary school

Moving schools from primary to secondary can be a daunting time for both parents and children. It is the start of a new journey and a significant milestone in a child's life. It is also a time of great change and mixed feelings are only natural. Read our top tips for supporting your child’s transition to secondary school on the Hodder Education Parent Hub.

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Hear what teachers like you have to say about our assessments

We strive to make it as effortless and insightful to assess your pupils as possible. That’s why we spend lots of time talking to teachers like you about your experiences with our termly standardised tests. Find out what they have to say for yourself!


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