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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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    13th 13/02/18 10:21

    Pancake Maths (and Free Downloads!)

    Every year, 47 days before Easter, there comes a special Tuesday: Pancake Day!

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    19th 19/12/17 16:00

    Multiplication Madness

    Everyone has their own way of doing multiplication. Long ways, short ways, cheat ways on a calculator... we all have a favourite way, and any other way can seem daunting. We're no different here...

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    18th 18/12/17 12:23

    How to Take Spinners Further in Your Classroom

    The idea of the 'spinner' is ages old. A quick search on Pinterest gives you tonnes of games and ideas to carry out with a piece of paper and something (anything!) that can spin around and point...
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    1st 01/12/17 14:18

    Helping Your Child with Maths this Christmas

    The Christmas holidays are coming. There’s no fighting it! While teachers are rejoicing at the idea of a couple of weeks off school, we know that this time can be daunting for parents. You want...

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    1st 01/12/17 14:13

    What Does My Child Learn in Primary School?

    Teaching is not always a teacher’s job. As parents, there are a lot of things that we must help our children understand. How to get dressed, how to brush your teeth, how to be polite, how to wash...

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