KS2

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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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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