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Case study: SEN schools in practice

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Every SEN build is different, because every SEN school is different. That being said, the same base requirements that need considering for a SEN construction project apply to all.


Encouraging Energy at playtime

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Like the name implies, the NRG family invites the sort of play that encourages the use of energy. The NRG steel trail range from HAGS Schools offers numerous individual activity units, all with different challenges, suitable for children aged four and above.



At a glance: Latest primary resources

Pupil Premium best practice, a toolkit to help migrant families understand UK education, film resources and asthma training are among the latest free primary school resources to be released


Pupils Profit

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Enterprising year 5 pupils at St Michael’s CE Primary School in Wandsworth are running two very useful businesses in their school – a Healthy Tuck Shop and a Stationery Shop.




The Crunch is here!

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The Crunch is a year of exciting activities, experiences and discussions about our food, our health and our planet.


The Unistage Show and Tell Classroom

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Unistage Show and Tell Classroom resource is a new and exciting modular stage designed especially for the early years/primary school classroom.


Optimum Leadership Solutions

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Alistair Shaw and Nicki Bell have worked together since 2007 supporting primary leadership development. Between them, they have been headteachers of eight schools since 1995.


Electricity: Going Totally Unplugged

Could you last a day in school with no electricity? Head Tom Parkin introduces his school’s ‘No Electricity Days’, which teach children to value energy resources and reduce carbon footprints. He is now after other schools to join the initiative...




Roadwise

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With more than 45 children injured on the road every day in the UK, what can teachers do to help every child in the school be safer and wiser on the road?


Solardome

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As a headteacher you know that learning outside the classroom is recognised as important for the personal, social and emotional development of children. But how can you best deliver it? Solardome Industries’ range of outdoor classrooms could be your answer.


Connekt Canopy System

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The Connekt modular canopy system from Canopies UK has been installed in more than 5,000 educational establishments up and down the country.


Learning Activ Zone

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Ensuring children of 2016 are sufficiently encouraged to exercise during play, given their everyday access to tablets and games consoles, is one of the challenges facing both parents and schools.



Walk to School Week

This year’s Walk to School Week takes place from May 16 to 20. Kathryn Shaw looks at how schools might get involved, including the School Route Audits


The recipe for effective assessment

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In the uncertain world of assessment without levels, it is paramount that schools opt for solutions founded on experience and research. Dorothy Lepkowska looks at how NFER puts together its pupil assessments


Careers advice in primary schools

The free Primary Futures programme offers a way to discuss skills and deliver careers advice with primary pupils. Steve Iredale explains more


The Education Show 2016

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The 26th annual Education Show takes place in Birmingham last this month. We preview the CPD, exhibition and other attractions that are on offer for teachers and school leaders at this free event



Supporting computer science teaching

Free computer science resources are available for primary teachers to help them with aspects of the computing curriculum and boost their confidence in teaching this new subject.

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