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Using a high-quality text to teach a range of reading and writing objectives

After the launch of this year’s Great British Bake Off, it seems timely to share David Melling’s latest Hugless Douglas classic, ‘Hugless Douglas and the Great Cake Bake.’ This resource demonstrates how a high quality text can be used to teach a range of NC objectives spanning across both key stages. Many thanks to Maddy Barnes for the fantastic ideas. 

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KS1 GaPS, preparing your pupils to pass the test

Maddy Barnes looks at how best to prepare children for the 2016 KS1 GaPS test.

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My priorities for this academic year - a deputy head's perspective

We caught up with Deputy Head Michael Tidd at the start of term to ask him what his priorities were for the year ahead and how he intended to tackle them. Here is what he kindly shared with us.

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Teaching GPS through song lyrics?

Maddy Barnes discusses exciting and engaging ways to teach, track and assess GPS in both Key Stage 1 and 2!

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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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