Resources

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.





NHS Explorer

A resource featuring health information for primary and special school pupils in England has been launched.



Support for Liver disease

With two children a day being diagnosed with a liver disease, a new resource has been published to help schools.


Latest resources and lessons plans from Hopscotch

If you are looking for lesson plans that are appealing, clear and time-saving, Hopscotch provides primary school teachers with skills-based, differentiated resources, that can help you teach with confidence cutting down on planning time.


Orchard initiative

A total of 150 primary schools across the country have received help to create traditional orchards in their grounds. The Fruit-Full Schools programme, developed by Learning through Landscapes, aims to support environmental sustainability and locally grown produce.


In Care, In School

A resource for schools has been developed to help pupils and teachers across the UK better understand and appreciate the needs of children and young people in care.

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