Filter By:

    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...

    Read this post
    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...

    Read this post
    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.

    Read this post
    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...

    Read this post
    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...

    Read this post
    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...

    Read this post
    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.

    Read this post
    13th 13/02/18 10:21

    Pancake Maths (and Free Downloads!)

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

    Read this post
    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...

    Read this post
    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...
    Read this post