Teaching and Learning

Christmas card design competition

A Christmas card design competition with award-winning illustrator Dapo Adeola has been launched by the National Literacy Trust (NLT).



Website offers EAL resources and guidance

The Bell Foundation has amalgamated its website with the popular EAL Nexus, offering a one-stop-shop of research, advice and resources for teachers who support pupils using English as an additional language (EAL).









Tackling fake news: The Happy News Project

?The Happy News Project – set up to tackle the scourge of fake news seen during the Covid-19 pandemic – has been made available free to all UK primary schools this year.


Writing competition: My Twist on a Tale

A writing competition encouraging pupils to create tales based on their “everyday heroes” has been launched, with the winning entries set to be published in a book.



Guide to remote education & technology

In this 12-page Back to School Guide we consider what the technological legacy of the Covid-19 lockdown will be for schools, including the teaching and working practices that will continue, and advice on effective remote education.


Back to School Guide: Supporting student wellbeing

In this 12-page Back to School guide, we consider how the lockdown will have affected young people’s wellbeing and mental health, what challenges we expect to see as more pupils return, and how schools must respond...





SEND inclusion within primary RSE

Relationships and health education is a statutory requirement – for all pupils – from this month. Rachael Baker looks at what we must do to ensure our curriculum is inclusive for SEND learners and offers some resources, advice and ideas







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