Red pencil blog banner 20th Nov 2018

8 Ways to Get a Free Mighty Writer!

So, you’ve seen the reviews, watched our training videos and downloaded the Teacher’s Guide. You’re thoroughly convinced that Mighty Writer is the perfect literacy tool for your primary school – but as always, the budget is restrictive.

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Blue pencil blog banner 22nd Oct 2018

5 Types of Reluctant Writer and How to Encourage Them | KS1 Literacy

Okay, everyone… It’s time to pick up our pencils and….”


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light blue read me banner 11th Oct 2018

10 Not-Too-Spooky Stories For KS1 Halloween Fun

“What did the ghost teacher say to her class?”

“Look at the whiteboard, and I’ll go through it again…”

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Red pencil blog banner 11th Sep 2018

10 Classroom Life Lessons from Roald Dahl

“So, please, oh please, we beg, we pray, 
Go throw your TV set away, 
And in its place you can install
A lovely bookcase on the wall.” 

– Charlie & The Chocolate Factory.

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Orange read me blog banner 7th Sep 2018

Why Is Early Literacy In Childhood So Important?

No matter what the academic subject, strong foundations in literacy are the building blocks. An early grasp of reading and writing in childhood can often make the difference between success and struggle, throughout primary education and beyond. 

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Light Blue Pencil blog banner 31st Aug 2018

Back To School: 5 Icebreakers to Help with Getting to Know Your New Class

The school gates are open, the coffee mugs are filled, and children are scuttling through the door wearing baggy jumpers with plenty of ‘growing room’. 

The first day of term is here.

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Blue pencil blog banner 17th Aug 2018

How To Build Confidence in Early Years Writing

The early years foundation stage (EYFS) is a pivotal time in the development of a child’s literacy.

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Can Mighty Writer Be Used with Other Resources?

The simple answer is yes!

You can use Mighty Writer alongside any other resources or strategies you already use. It is also designed to be used as a standalone resource. 

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blue read me blog banner 7th Feb 2018

Does Mighty Writer Work with Talk for Writing?

A better question is why does Mighty Writer work with Talk for Writing when – on the surface at least – they appear to be fundamentally different approaches to literacy.

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blue read me blog banner 5th Feb 2018

How to Support your Literacy Teaching in KS1&2

There are so many fantastic resources available to use with children to enable them to make progress in their literacy skills.

You can mix and match them depending on your focus and the children you are working with.

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Light Blue Pencil blog banner 13th Jul 2017

Tell Me Your Ideas | Teaching Primary Literacy

The process of learning to write involves a wide range of skills.  

Children need to acquire them and apply them. They need to become adept at combining them effectively.

It is our job to make this journey a simple one!

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