I’ve taught Year 6 many times in my career and memories of SATs week are all too fresh in my mind. Three hours and fifty minutes of silence will produce a snapshot of where our 11-year-olds are in reading, writing, mathematics and grammar, punctuation and spelling all summed up neatly as a scaled score. The […]Read more
Johanna Aiyathurai, CEO of Learn and Thrive, writes about how you can use Numicon in teaching maths to children with Down’s syndrome.Read more
From Handbooks and friezes to Ditty Books and Word Cards – the world of Read Write Inc. Phonics resources is comprehensive and diverse. Whether you’re brand new to Read Write Inc. Phonics and are needing guidance, or you’ve taught it for several years and are looking for inspiration – this blog is for you. Getting […]Read more
Fresh Start is a catch-up and intervention programme for 9- to 13-year-olds who are struggling to learn how to read.
Here are four reasons to try Fresh Start in your primary or secondary school.
Rachel Hussain explains how to explore key EYFS maths ideas through stories and rhymesRead more
This blog summarises the closing panel in our Maths Adventure webinar series where our teacher panel considered the impact of independent learning and home teaching on students’ confidence in maths.Read more
We summarise Dr Helen J Williams’ webinar on key priorities for early maths and the predictors of later achievement, part of our Maths Adventure series.Read more
We summarise Professor Anne Watson’s webinar on the small adjustments that will transform your primary maths teaching, part of our Maths Adventure series.Read more
Boost wellbeing in the first weeks of term with our list of art and craft themed creative reading recommendations for Reception to Year 6.Read more
This blog summarises David Lyttle’s webinar on how manipulatives improve mathematical communication, part of our Maths Adventure series.Read more