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How Tennyson Road Primary are using Rising Stars resources

Tennyson Road Primary is a 3-form entry, ‘Outstanding’ primary school in Luton. They achieved fantastic results in the 2016 national tests with 100% of Year 6 children getting a scaled score of 100 or more. Of their success, Head teacher Hilary Power told us: “How do we get our results? Yes we have fab teachers, but we couldn't do it without fab resources!
 
The school has been using a broad range of Rising Stars resources, spanning across both curriculum and assessment, for over six years. Carla Gotch, Assistant Head teacher, has kindly shared feedback about some of the school’s favourite resources below.  

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We are ERA finalists!

We are delighted to have been shortlisted for four ERA awards!

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Working Memory Training

This is the final article in our working memory series. Our thanks to Dr Richard Skelton for this fantastic article on working memory training.

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Working Memory and Attention

Difficulties with concentrating means that children aren’t able to use their Working Memory to process and make sense of information in class, which can lead to underachievement across the curriculum, including literacy and numeracy.

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SEN and Working Memory

Difficulties with Working Memory can create barriers to children achieving in reading, writing, maths, and learning across the curriculum.

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What is Working Memory?

Working Memory is the ability to store and process information over a short period of time. This provides children with the capacity to think and learn.

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MeeMo as a Working Memory Intervention

Ellie Boylan and Sophie Quinn, Assistant Educational Psychologists share their experiences of using MeeMo as a working memory intervention at Our Lady’s and St Edward’s Primary School in Birkenhead. 

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Henwick Primary have been improving their working memory with MeeMo!

Henwick Primary School in London has trialled MeeMo, the working memory programme, with a mixed ability Year 3/ 4 class and have had some great results!

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Nasen Live 2015: Only a few days to go!

We are delighted to be attending this year's Nasen Live show on the 20th and 21st May at the Macron Stadium, Bolton. This year's show focuses on “9 months into reform – early indicators of impact and planning for the year ahead”. 

Find out more about our New Curriculum resources and pick up your FREE sample of one of our new series WordBlaze at Stand H3.

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Keldmarsh Primary School wins £1000 of Rising Stars resources!

We are delighted to announce that Keldmarsh Primary School has won £1000 of Rising Stars resources! 

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