Curriculum

Into Film Festival 2017

The annual Into Film Festival takes place in November with 3,000 free screenings and events. It is the world’s largest film education festival. Sam Wilson looks at what’s on this year



Tapestry extends to include key stages 1 and 2

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The Early Years Foundation Stage Forum (FSF) is proud to announce that Tapestry (conceived, delivered, refined and watched over by the FSF) now includes progress monitoring and tracking throughout key stages 1 and 2.



Into Film Festival 2016

The Into Film Festival takes place from November 9 to 25 with more than 3,000 free screenings for schools as well as a host of workshops and other activities. Key themes this year include diversity, wellbeing and anti-bullying. Festival artistic director Sam Wilson explains more


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...


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, ...


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 ...



QuickStart computing resource

A survey has found that more than two-thirds of secondary and primary teachers are concerned that their pupils have a better understanding of computing than they do.


Free resources to support computing lessons

While almost three-quarters of computing teachers feel confident with the new curriculum, some are still unsure about the computer programming and coding aspects, a survey has revealed.


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.


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: 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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