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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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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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Preparing pupils for the non-fiction text in the KS1 SATs

Non-fiction texts have always been part of both the KS1 and KS2 reading tests. However, as the sample materials and new frameworks have been released what can we do to ensure that pupils are taught comprehension skills in line with the content domains? Maddy Barnes, Deputy Head and English Marker on the Expert Panel at the DFE for the 2016 tests takes a closer look. 

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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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