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J2 launch dot com Computing dot easy

Thanks to James Green, Head of Educational Development at Just2easy for this blog post about the launch of Switched on Computing within the Just2easy toolsuite!

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May Maths Challenge: Teaching Fractions for Mastery

Thank you to Caroline Clissold for this month's maths challenge. This month Caroline is looking at teaching mastery within fractions. 

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Mastery in mathematics

In this fascinating article, Caroline Clissold discusses approaches to mastery and enabeling all children to succeed. 

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Teaching Evolution at Key Stage 2

The teaching of evolution at Key Stage 2 is a much talked about topic amongst the teaching profession. Apart from the cultural and religious perspective of many families, it is a topic that is also appears at first simple but is actually quite complex and open to misinterpretation. This blog post attempts to help teachers tackle this difficult topic in the new science curriculum!

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Is the new written arithmetic paper in the National Tests on your radar?

A good deal of focus on the new curriculum and its assessment arrangements over the past months has been on the higher expectations in maths and grammar.

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Your March Fractions Challenge

Following on from the article on fractions, here are some ideas for exploring equivalence.


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Approaches to fractions and equivalence

In this month's maths article from Caroline Clissold, we'll be looking at fractions and in particular approaching equivalence. 

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Why the Hodder Reception Baseline Assessment was ideal for Woodstock Primary

In this short video we visit Woodstock C of E Primary School, to talk to Assistant Headteacher Anne Hipwell about how the Hodder Reception Baseline Assessment supports her and her students.

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Teacher-led commission announced

The government has announced that a teacher-led commission is to be established to enable primary schools to move away from the levels system of assessment.

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Algebra throughout the National Curriculum

In this February maths article, Caroline Clissold discusses algebra and developing a conceptual understanding of mathematics from Year 1 through to 6. 

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