Key stage 2

A cautionary tale: Helicopter stories

The stories young children tell can open up a world of creativity, communication and development, while offering crucial insights to teachers. Trisha Lee explains the concept of helicopter stories


SEND: Ideas to ensure inclusion in the classroom

Headteacher Update's latest best practice conference offers practical advice and ideas to ensure effective inclusion and SEND support in the mainstream classroom – and the early bird offer ends this week!


Pupil Premium Best Practice: A week to go

Headteacher Update's National Pupil Premium best practice conference – offering 18 sessions all of which will give practical strategies that can be adapted and adopted for your school’s circumstances – takes place in a week's time.


Getting creative with robots

Pupils are being asked to draw their own robots and write about all things robot as part of a UK-wide competition.




Literacy: Bite into Writing

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Bite into Writing is NFER’s new resource for year 6 teachers, designed to help you teach and assess writing with confidence.





Bite into Writing: Year 6 resource

Bite into Writing, a resource supporting year 6 teachers with the teaching and assessment of writing, has been launched by the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER).


Vaccine myth-busting: Materials published for schools

In a bid to tackle vaccine scepticism and misinformation among young people – much of which is spread via social media – learning materials have been made available to schools to help explain the Covid-19 vaccination programme.


Using CREST to break down barriers in STEM

Caitlin Brown discusses the need to incorporate project-based learning approaches in order to knock down barriers to STEM learning and considers how the CREST Awards can help at primary school level






Road Safety Week 2020

“No need to speed” is the message for this year’s Road Safety Week, which takes place from November 16 to 22.








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