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Languages and the new National Curriculum - what you need to know!

Languages are compulsory at Key Stage 2 from September 2014 under the new Primary Curriculum. Lisa Stevens highlights the benefits of this change.

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Do the kids in my Year 6 class need smartphones to access unit 6?

Do the kids in my Year 6 class need smartphones to access unit 6? Read more »

Getting started with algorithms!

Getting started with algorithms! Read more »

Developing conceptual understanding and procedural fluency in maths: Multiplication

Last month we focussed on developing conceptual understanding and procedural fluency in addition and subtraction through the effective use of manipulatives. This article explores using multiplication to achieve this.

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November Maths Challenge

The new National Curriculum wants children to apply their mathematics to a variety of routine and non-routine problems with increasing sophistication. This month we give you some ideas of non-routine problems that also involves reasoning and tangrams.

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Your Year 5 children - getting them ready for the New National Tests for Maths in May 2016 with a ne

The current Year 5s will be the first cohort to be subjected to the new National Tests in English and maths so we have put together a FREE 'National Test Survival Pack'.


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Identify and ensure progress for your more able pupils in English, maths and science

Rising Stars Progression Frameworks for Teaching the More Able helps you to identify those children exceeding expectations in order to ensure that they continue to progress. Download yours for free in our 'free stuff' area.

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Rising Stars and the GA join forces!

We are delighted to announce that we have partnered with the Geographical Association (GA) to produce a brand new primary geography and history resource 'Voyagers'. 

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