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Brian Moses’s blog inspires children to write poetry

Sometimes we all need inspiration – a little something to get us started – especially when we’re asked to do something we’re not sure we’re very good at doing. That’s why I was delighted when Brian Moses sent me the link to his blog for young writers and readers. Continue reading

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Stretch and shape: free teaching resource

More PE? No, it is science actually!

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Why are boys often competitive?

The simple answer? Hormones.

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Aluminium fact file: free science teaching resource KS2

We collected cans for nearly a year to raise money for our son’s trip to the World Scout Jamboree this summer. They were normally sticky and took up a lot of room, even when they were squashed, but the scrap value made it worth it.

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Multiplying balloons: free maths teaching resource

All children are different. My son’s maths improved when he started visualizing the number problems as money – he knew what it looked like and how 1p related to 10p, 20p etc.

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Back to school in Germany – free German teaching resource

Do your students know what schools are like in Germany? They may be surprised to find that German children feel stressed by the amount of work they have to do.

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