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Make Instruction Writing Fun in KS1

27th Nov 2019

Instruction writing teaches children to think carefully and literally. In contrast to other writing activities where we encourage their minds to wander.

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Brainstorming Activities For Primary Pupils

22nd Nov 2019

The hardest part of any task is getting started.

We all know the feeling.

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10 Tips For Teaching Imaginative Writing to Your Primary Class

26th Oct 2019

“The world is full of magic things patiently waiting for our senses to grow sharper.” – William Butler Yeats.

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Anti-Bullying Week (11th - 15th Nov): Five Stories to Encourage Friendship In Your Classroom

17th Oct 2019

From name-calling to physical altercations, bullying is far from a new phenomenon – but that doesn’t mean we should regard it as ‘part of growing up’.

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Writing Worries Away: Literacy Lessons for Anxious Children

24th Sep 2019

Literacy can be an excellent tool to help pupils release their burdens.

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International Day of The Girl Child (11th October) - Five Awesome Girls In Children’s Literature

18th Sep 2019

On the 11th of October, the world will observe International Day of the Girl Child. Here are our five favourite girls in children’s literature.

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Pack A Punch With These Primary Punctuation Games

21st Aug 2019

Getting to grips with punctuation often involves a lot of correction, which nobody – teacher or pupil – particularly relishes. However, help is at hand!

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The Five Best Short Stories For KS1 Retelling Activities

18th Aug 2019

Asking your primary class to retell a story has a host of benefits.

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Make KS1 Writing Fun With Our Top Tips

19th Jul 2019

“The most difficult thing about writing; is writing the first line.” - Amit Kalantri.

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The Three Most Challenging Aspects of Primary School Testing

10th Jul 2019

Despite its difficulties, teaching is a great job. However, there are some aspects to the role that simply aren’t designed to be fun – and testing is one of them.

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4 Top Tips For Using Writing Prompts In Primary Classes

27th Jun 2019

“Don’t you know who I am?” 

“Yes. I just don’t care.”

Nope, it’s not the first ten seconds of your lesson from hell – but one of many creative writing prompts that you may uncover with a little basic Googling.

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Teaching Children To Write Opening Sentences

19th Jun 2019

“The Herdmans were absolutely the worst kids in the history of the world.” – The Best Christmas Pageant Ever, by Barbara Robinson.

The very first line in a book can almost tell a story in itself.

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Andrea Pearce, Year 2 Form Tutor and Head Of English, St Wystan's School

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