KS2

West Yorkshire primary school receives Anti-Bullying Award UK

Bradford based Wilsden Primary School has received the ABQM-UK Bronze Award after successfully establishing effective and sustainable anti-bullying policies and strategies which has become a part of the school’s everyday life. The school were presented with the national award after staff, pupils, parents, and governors demonstrated that anti-bullying is a …

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Ocean Conservation Trust launches world first ocean lessons and virtual tours for schools

Ocean conservation charity, the Ocean Conservation Trust – which also runs the much-loved National Marine Aquarium (the UK’s largest aquarium) – has launched an exciting curriculum learning project. For 22 years, the Ocean Conservation Trust has been providing an exciting and engaging learning programme, using the Ocean as a hook …

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Royal British Legion launches new resources to help pupils learn the importance of Remembrance

The Royal British Legion, together with the National Literary Trust, has created a range of teaching resources for children in Key Stages 1-4, designed to help them explore their shared heritage of Remembrance and understand its relevance to today. In a year where the nation marked 75 years since Victory …

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North Yorkshire Moors Railway announces children’s drawing competition to honour Railway in Wartime

Following the announcement that this year’s Railway in Wartime event has been cancelled, North Yorkshire Moors Railways (NYMR) has launched a specially themed drawing competition, with the winner receiving a trip to the railway for their entire class, a personalised headboard and a Pullman Dining Experience for their favourite teacher …

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New ‘wild’ home learning hub helps parents be fun science teachers

Wildlife charity WWT has launched its new online ‘wild’ home learning hub to help hard pressed parents teach their primary school aged children key parts of the science curriculum. New resources, covering different conservation science themes, will be released weekly on a Monday morning during lockdown. WWT has 70 years’ …

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Improve the teaching of reading at KS2 with Destination Reader

Over 200 schools in London and beyond are currently using Destination Reader to improve reading standards across KS2 – it’s time to join them! Destination Reader is a pedagogical based approach to teaching reading for KS2, where daily, structured reading sessions are backed up with partner work and independent reading …

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