Teaching and Learning


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.


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.


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


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


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.


Free health education resources

e-Bug is a collection of free health education resources for teachers and school-aged children operated by Public Health England



Pupil Pipeline Challenge

Schools across the UK are encouraged to get involved in the Pupil Pipeline Challenge between May 23 and 27.


My Next Fairtrade Adventure

An education resource exploring climate change and its impact on farmers in developing nations has been produced by the Fairtrade Foundation for key stages 2 and 3.



Mathletics helps Birmingham primary to win National Pupil Premium Award

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National winners of the primary category of the 2015 Pupil Premium Awards, Parkfield Community School in Birmingham has been using the Mathletics digital maths resource from 3P Learning as part of its strategy to close the gap. Assistant headteacher, maths lead and specialist leader in education, ...


Anti-Bullying Week 2015

This year’s Anti-Bullying Week runs from November 16 to 20 and is focusing on the damage that bullying causes to mental health and wellbeing – encouraging pupils and schools to #MakeANoise about bullying.


Every Child Can Code

Every Child Can Code, a free initiative aimed at teaching children aged seven or even younger to code, has been launched.


Brand new 3D PSHE programme

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Dimensions specialise in providing creative classroom solutions. This is exactly what they’ve done with their brand new 3D PSHE programme for early years, key stage 1 and key stage 2.


Practical Pre-School Awards 2015

This year’s Practical Pre-School Awards took place last week. The awards – hosted by Headteacher Update's sister titles Practical Pre-School and Primary Teacher Update – have a strong reputation for recognising the best in educational resources, toys, equipment, books, multimedia and many other ...


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