Resources for British Science Week

Resources for British Science Week
When it comes to teaching science, educators can have a big influence on shaping the thoughts and opinions of young people. British Science Week takes place across the UK from 10th to 19th March 2017 and the British Science Association helps schools plan for the week by providing them with these free activities and resources. Here they are... Read More...

Teaching Resources for Harry Potter Book Night

Teaching Resources for Harry Potter Book Night
Calling all Potter Fans! The 2nd February is Harry Potter Book Night and the perfect way to share the magic of J.K.Rowling's novels with your pupils. Here are some ideas on how you can celebrate the Professors of Hogwarts and the enchanting school with your class. Read More...

National Storytelling Week

National Storytelling Week
Are you getting involved with National Storytelling Week? This year it's from 26 January - 2 February and we've pulled together some great resources to help you celebrate it in your classroom. Read More...

National Share a Story Month

National Share a Story Month
Storytelling is a fun, highly interactive and creative activity which helps to support children’s learning, raise their attainment and bring literacy to life. National Share a Story month during May is an annual celebration that aims to bring children and stories together. The theme this year is ‘A Place for Stories’ which encourages children to read a story in a range of unusual places, providing they are safe and comfortable areas. Here are some resources... Read More...

Online Mental Health Resources for Families

Online Mental Health Resources for Families
**This is a press release from MindEd who have launched an online training portal for families to help promote understanding of and positive response to mental health and wellbeing issues in children and young people. I am sharing this because I think it will be of interest to many in my network. I was a MindEd author on the original project and a keen supporter of this incredible mine of information and support** Read More...

Mental Health Awareness Week – Resources

Mental Health Awareness Week – Resources
“Depression isn’t always obvious... Everybody is fighting their own battles”. Mental Health Awareness week (16th-22nd May) this year focusses on relationships and aims to increase recognition on the importance of strong and healthy relationships with family, friends and/or partners. Can you spend more time being present with and listening to friends, family, partners and colleagues? Read More...

Shakespeare Day Resources 23 April 2016

Shakespeare Day Resources 23 April 2016
Shakespeare Day is a brilliant time for schools, enthusiasts and fans to celebrate William Shakespeare’s life. For the classroom, here you’ll find Poetryclass Resources including lesson plans that cater for all key stages from EYFS to KS5. They can be explored using theme, key stage and poetry technique so you can find the best ones that suit your class. These are useful resources and each lesson has been created by poets and teachers who have a great passion for poetry. Read More...

National Storytelling Week - KLZ Storytime Resource

National Storytelling Week - KLZ Storytime Resource
As it is currently National Storytelling Week, we thought it would be timely to remind you of the ‘KLZ Storytime’ collaboration site. On the site are the recordings from our live storytelling sessions that have been held in the past. Please feel free to play the videos of these recordings to your classes or maybe set them as homework... Read More...
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