Teaching and Learning

Outdoor education centres

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Crowden Outdoor Education Centre and Habershon House Residential and Field Study Centre offer a wealth of opportunities for outdoor learning and education.


First World War Centenary

A poignant song composed to commemorate the famous Christmas Eve truce during the First World War has been recorded and made available to primary schools.


Show My Homework Primary

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SPONSORED PRODUCT: Show My Homework Primary is a fantastic tool for keeping parents informed and in-the-loop about important homework details, deadlines and announcements.


Reach Out CPD for science

A new service offering free, online science CPD has been unveiled. Created through a collaboration between Imperial College London and primary science resource Tigtag, Reach Out CPD provides teachers with resources and ideas to support their teaching and engage primary pupils.


SPONSORED RESOURCE: AEL Solutions

Children learn through play and at AEL we specialise in producing and installing outdoor solutions to enable children to play and learn outside – whatever the weather!


RESOURCE: Global Wallplanner

Think Global’s free Global Wallplanner and teaching resource are both now available to help schools plan ahead for the new academic year.


SPONSORED RESOURCE: Playforce

Playforce has been working with schools and nurseries for the past 16 years to design and install engaging spaces for outdoor play and learning. From free flow facilities, shelters and surfacing to areas for imaginative play, science investigations or increasing physical activity, we are experts in ...


RESOURCE: Puberty Pilot

Schools can sign up now for updates from a new project seeking to discover and spread innovative approaches to teaching children about puberty. The Sex Education Forum and the Wellcome Trust has launched Prepared for Puberty and is working with six primary schools in England to pilot new and ...



RESOURCE: Young Explorers

New interactive packs from the National Trust are aimed at helping young explorers to develop and sustain a love of the great outdoors. The materials focus on three areas of Britain’s natural surroundings – meadows, woodlands and the coast.




SPONSORED PRODUCT: Primary Curriculum Design Solutions

Dimensions Curriculum 2014 is now available and is already creating success stories. We have some great new innovative ideas and practical resources as part of our new model, which fully meets the requirements of the 2014 curriculum, to help schools really inspire pupils and develop their love of ...


SPONSORED PRODUCT: Primary Curriculum Design Solutions

Dimensions Curriculum 2014 is now available and is already creating success stories. We have some great new innovative ideas and practical resources as part of our new model, which fully meets the requirements of the 2014 curriculum, to help schools really inspire pupils and develop their love of ...





BOOK REVIEW: Active Writers: Year 3

With raising standards in writing often at the forefront of many discussions in education, new resources designed to help children become more confident writers are always welcome.


SPONSORED SERVICE: Scout Activity Centres

Do something different with Scout Activity Centres. The thrill of being away from home, the anticipation of the midnight feast and the sheer adrenaline of new experiences. Overnight residentials rank among the most potent and positive memories of school.



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 ...

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