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    9th 09/08/18 11:15

    9 Ideas for your Classroom Book Nook

    On the 9th of August every year, people all over celebrate Book Lovers Day – an unofficial holiday that encourages people to pick up a book (or two... or three…) and remember the joys of reading.  

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    26th 26/07/18 15:30

    So, you received your Rapid Recall Whiteboard sample...

    The Summer Holidays are here! It’s time to let your hair down and take a break from the classroom, catch up on some well-earned sleep and read that book you’ve been meaning to start all year.

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    12th 12/07/18 12:20

    5 Things We Experienced at NOPA

    Today's schools are more than tables and chairs, pens and paper, teaching and learning. Every school has a defining factor - something that makes them stand out from the crowds. Every day on...

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    5th 05/07/18 11:11

    Our Visit to North Ormesby Primary Academy (NOPA)

    As you turn off the main road towards North Ormesby Primary Academy (NOPA), you may be wondering what sort of place you are heading to if you have never seen inside via the numerous photos the...

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    30th 30/06/18 08:00

    Why do we need to learn Times Tables?

    In 2020, a new Year 4 Times Tables/Multiplication check will be introduced in the summer term. This will formally assess whether children know their times tables up to 12 x 12. The children's...

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    4th 04/06/18 12:32

    Using  PictureProps 'The Café' to celebrate My Money Week

    A little while ago, we wrote a blog about the 'My Money Week' that’s happening on June 11th to help young people understand the importance of saving and behaving sensibly with finances.

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    30th 30/05/18 16:45

    When Should We Start Teaching Money?

    If you haven't already started teaching your pupils or own children about finance, My Money Week runs from June 11th to the 17th and there are tons of free resources for schools and parents to use...

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    8th 08/05/18 15:30

    We're all #NumbersPeople

    You’ve probably heard it before – in fact, you might have even been the one to say it – “I’m not a number person” or “maths isn’t really my thing…”. On May 16th, National Numeracy are holding the...

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    12th 12/03/18 12:03

    15 Words and Phrases You Didn’t Know Shakespeare Invented

    The English language has changed a lot since the sixteenth and seventeenth century times of Shakespeare. There are many new words that we use daily that Shakespeare and friends would be befuddled...

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    26th 26/02/18 15:30

    How to Celebrate World Book Day

    Get ready – there are only 3 days until World Book Day 2018! If on March 1st you see wizards, princesses and Willy Wonkas walking towards your local school, you’ll know why.

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