Journal

Journal

Useful Twinkl Activities for New EAL Starters

7th February 2018

Receiving a new EAL pupil into your class, with little to no English, can be a daunting prospect for any teacher. In this post, I aim to share with you some of the activities I have used with EAL pupils...

5 Useful Apps for Teachers

22nd January 2018

Although there are many useful educational apps that can be accessed by pupils within the classroom, this post recommends apps that can be used by teachers to aid organisation and creativity. These are some of the applications I have found most useful...

Preparing for September

15th August 2017

What colour do you associate with September? This was a question we were asked in a recent CPD session. We had quite the rainbow of answers. I chose green. Green - for fresh starts and the turning over of new leaves...

Tips for Teaching Maths

21st April 2017

Recently, I (along with the other Year 5 & 6 staff) was tasked with delivering a staff meeting all about good practice when teaching Maths. As we received positive feedback from the rest of the staff, I thought I'd share some of our ideas with you...

10 Step Topic Planning Method

26th January 2017

Have you ever been given a new topic to teach and not known where to start? I know I've definitely been there. There's just so much to think about...

8 Literacy Activities based on The BFG

18th August 2016

With the release of Steven Spielberg's new screen adaptation of 'The BFG', I thought it apt to share with you some of my favourite BFG Literacy resources...