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Keeping children engaged in writing during school closures

United Learning teachers and English Advisors (Karen Tulloch and Jen Reynolds) have been developing writing…

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What resources do teachers recommend? TeachTogether responses

TeachTogether is a free service from the Chartered College of Teaching and The Behavioural Insights…

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Spelling – overtaut?

At the time of writing this, most British school children have missed six weeks of…

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Return to school

I am very glad to see the gradual erosion of the phrase ‘home-schooling’ in favour…

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Are psychology, mindfulness and faith a triple threat?

I know, we are being inundated. From this account to that account, none of us…

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Cabin fever shouldn’t quash teachers' creativity

‘Cabin fever’ was how President Donald Trump chose to justify American citizens protesting lockdown restrictions on…

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Acknowledging kindness

A staple of every school that I have taught in is the staff farewell session…

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Learnings from lockdown

The public health emergency caused by Covid-19 Coronavirus has challenged accepted practice in schools around the…

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How do teachers switch off? TeachTogether responses

TeachTogether is a free service from the Chartered College of Teaching and The Behavioural Insights…

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Teaching remotely: First thoughts

The second half of the Spring half term has always felt a bit manic. This…

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Keep your feet planted: How our school is staying grounded

The last week has been a whirlwind of brainstorming, collaborating, and communicating, all in the…

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Teaching in a lockdown

Three months down the road from when the novel Coronavirus first emerged, one of the…