May 2018

Curriculum

Are we missing a vital ingredient when teaching reading?

Prof. Clare Wood explains what happens when we combine phonics teaching with focussed speech rhythm activities in our everyday teaching.

 

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Curriculum

International Women's Day 2017

The inspirational women of Rising Stars share how they got to where they are today and which women inspire them!

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Curriculum

"But what is mastery?" Join us for a free webinar.

To dispel the myths and get down to nuts and bolts of what mastery is and what it looks like in the classroom, join us for two FREE webinars with experienced maths consultant and trainer, Maria Rundle.

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Curriculum

Reading Planet are thrilled to sponsor Oxford Reading Spree

Here at Rising Stars we are thrilled to be sponsoring Oxford Reading Spree on 1st April this year.

 
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Assessment

A Guide to KS2 Writing Moderation in 2017

We understand that consistent writing moderation is a challenge. That's why we've worked with Shareen Mayers - primary teacher, English Consultant and certified KS2 Writing Moderator - to create this FREE Guide to KS2 Writing Moderation to support schools through every step of the process.

The guide includes support with:

  • best practice for writing moderation
  • preparing for a moderation visit
  • spelling and word lists
  • making judgements about children's writing.

It also includes practical top tips and key information about writing moderation.

Download your FREE Guide to KS2 Writing Moderation here.

Are you looking for resources to support writing assessment and moderation? Take a look at free samples of our Writing Assessment Tasks.

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Curriculum

Intervening effectively to support children with mathematical difficulties

This blog post from Eleanor Hick looks at how to intervene effectively to support children with mahematical difficulties, using new resource On Track Maths.

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Assessment

Children to sit multiplication tables check from 2019

Appearing before the Education Select Committee on Wednesday 22nd February, Schools Minister Nick Gibb confirmed that the times table check will go ahead in 2018-2019.

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Curriculum

#WeWillAchieve100 – Read about how other schools are preparing for the 2017 national tests

Have you ever wanted to find out how other schools and teachers are preparing for the national tests? We ran a Twitter competition to find out your tips for success and we thought we’d share some of our favourites with you! Read more »
Curriculum

Differentiation in the classroom

Many thanks to Nick Hart for this blog post, which looks at supporting children who are working below age related expectations.

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Curriculum

Using pupil premium funding for interventions

There’s always something that Ofsted are looking for, and one clear focus of inspections these days is the use of pupil premium funding to ‘diminish the difference’ between the outcomes of disadvantaged children and others nationally.  Not an easy gap to close… or difference to diminish, rather!


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