Tips to Boost Handwriting

Written by Anita Warwick From encouraging mark making in the early years, to writing for a purpose and developing an individual style, regular handwriting sessions will help children settle back into classroom routines. Following our previous blog about the importance of teaching handwriting here are some tips and ideas to boost children’s confidence and enjoyment of handwriting practice. Getting Ready to Write Children […]

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Bridging the Word Gap at Transition: The Oxford Language Report 2020

Jane Harley, Policy and Partnership Director, Oxford University Press  Read the Oxford Language Report OUP has a deeply rooted commitment to young people’s language development – it sits at the heart of education. We seek to drive positive change in educational outcomes through our publishing and nowhere can be more important than the area of language and literacy.  Through our Oxford Children’s Corpus we monitor closely the […]

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Return to the Classroom: Conversations with teachers

Conversations with Teachers in Holland and Denmark Lisette Martin, International Professional Development Manager at Oxford, talked with teachers Anniek Bruijnzeels from Holland, Camilla Juulsgaard and Louise Hojen from Denmark, about their experiences in returning to the classroom following recent school closures as a result of the Coronavirus lockdown. How did the lockdown impact Anniek, Camilla, […]

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Transition from Year 6 to Year 7

Year 7 transition

Provided nothing changes between now and then, we are all due back into school in September. How that will look practically will vary from school to school as we all figure out how to make routines that work in our unique settings given the constraints imposed upon us for public health. Jemma Sherwood shares a […]

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