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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How does Nelson Handwriting support the new Ofsted Education Inspection Framework?

new ofstead framework

As you’re probably already aware, a new Ofsted Education Inspection Framework will come into force in England in September 2019. You can get an overview of what the new Framework means for primary schools in our  series of blog posts , where we’ve taken a closer look at the Framework, alongside the new School Inspection Handbook that Ofsted inspectors […]

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Printing versus Joined Writing

Teaching the formation of letters and how to join remains as important today as it was back in 1958 when Marion Richardson and Dr. Fletcher, in the manual ‘Quick and legible handwriting’ made the following comment: “Basic letter shapes used in print script do not lend themselves to speed and legibility. By making use of […]

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