KS2

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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15,000 free books to be given away to UK schools to get children excited about space

An exciting new school project will encourage thousands of British students to realise their inner space expert and explore the Universe, thanks to teaching resources including 15,000 free books. To celebrate the UK’s involvement with one of the most globally-anticipated space missions, the James Webb Space Telescope, the Science and …

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McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year competition returns for its fifth year with new focus launched for 2019

Premier Foods is bringing back its McDougalls Young Baking Team of the Year competition for the fifth year running, and will focus on how cookery skills can help build children’s overall confidence. Judges returning include – Carol Harwood, representing LACA; Andrew Green, representing the Craft Guild of Chefs; and Mark …

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Learn2Think Foundation launches news writing competition for 8-11 year olds

Charitable company The Learn2Think Foundation is offering young students the chance to develop their writing, as well as critical thinking, reasoning and research skills in the 2018 Learn2Think Young Journalist Prize. The focus this year is on questioning, challenging 8-11 year olds to think like an investigative journalist, using interviewing …

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Primary schools invited to create an extraordinary school play with National Theatre’s Let’s Play programme

The National Theatre is inviting primary schools looking for inspiration for their end of term play to take part in its Let’s Play programme. Let’s Play provides everything that teachers need to create an outstanding piece of theatre and inspire creative learning across the curriculum. Schools signed up to the …

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There But Not There and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission launch new First World War education resources

There But Not There, the First World War centenary campaign led by former Chief of the General Staff, General The Lord Dannatt, has launched a new series of educational resources to assist teaching today’s generation about one of the defining periods of the UK’s history. Developed in partnership with the …

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