Resources

SPONSORED PRODUCT: Link Lockers

Hundreds of smart and colourful lockers have been installed in a large primary school by Link Lockers following health and safety concerns about pupils’ belongings.



RESOURCE: School Governors’ One-Stop Shop

SGOSS – the School Governors’ One Stop Shop – has relaunched its website to coincide with the new school year. The site is designed for prospective volunteers as well as schools that are looking for governors.


BOOK REVIEW: Sorting Out Behaviour

Sorting Out Behaviour does not try to give confusing theories but instead focuses on practical approaches that will address behavioural issues.


REVIEW: Wellbeing in Schools: Raising achievement and attainment

This resource pack is a multimedia toolkit filled with practical, usable and interesting techniques, songs and guidance which are aimed at improving a range of areas that have an impact on achievement and attainment, such as children’s including concentration, self-esteem and inner peace.



SPONSORED PRODUCT: Wordsmith

With the final draft of the new national primary curriculum for England due to make an appearance very soon, and the new academic year winking slowly into existence beyond the ephemeral summer break, your thoughts may well be turning to change and transition.


SPONSORED PRODUCT: Kites for Schools

What makes my kite fly? Does the tail matter? What is the best shape for a kite? Kites for Schools, who have been making and flying kites for around 40 years, answer some commonly asked questions from the kite-flying pupils and schools they work with.


RESOURCE: Energy Club hits 500

More than 500 schools are now signed up to the Energy Club, an extra-curricular physical activity scheme for children aged from four to 11. It is free for all schools across England and comes in the form of a before and after school club.


BOOK REVIEW: Descriptosaurus

Descriptosaurus is a brilliant creative writing resource which will definitely expand children's descriptive vocabulary.


BOOK REVIEW: Creativity in the Primary Classroom

This book is aimed at those seeking to develop creativity in the classroom. It begins by outlining the key elements of creativity and the background to creativity before moving on to examine how children can be creative in their learning. It then explores how to develop as a creative teacher and ...


RESOURCE: Sex support

The Sex Education Forum has published three new books aimed at helping primary schools to deliver high-quality sex and relationships education (SRE) classes.






BOOK REVIEW: Raspberry Pi (A Haynes Manual)

The Raspberry Pi computer is very much in fashion. Politicians and others have bemoaned the ICT curriculum and the movement away from computer science – this book itself refers to the “dark years" of the 1990s where computer users used programs simply to complete tasks, not concerning themselves ...



BOOK REVIEW: Why are you Shouting at us?

With behaviour such an important element in overall school development, this book should be essential reading. It aims to “give the tools to influence behaviour in the classroom so that it is outstanding".


SPONSORED PRODUCT: Guide to academy conversion

Whether you agree with them or not, the likelihood is that academies are here to stay and, as more and more primary schools are looking into whether they could benefit from converting, there has become a need for an impartial guide.


Chinese teaching resources

Chinese education packs have been sent to 9,000 UK primary schools in a bid to improve understanding of China.


SPONSORED PRODUCT: Hens for Hire

“We contacted Hens for Hire and discussed our ideas with them and within a few weeks our hens had arrived, staff trained and we had our first eggs! We have now had our two chickens for nearly a year, and I have to say how fantastic an experience this is for our children."


Sun safety poems

The importance of sun safety is the theme for a new poetry competition for primary pupils.



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