Using the Storytime and Poetry Time resources in your Read Write Inc. Phonics subscription

We’ve selected a winter-themed traditional tale and poem from the resources in your Oxford Owl subscription, to help your Reception and Year 1 children engage with stories and poems. Storytime and Poetry Time resources Both sets of resources are designed for use in a whole class setting, outside of phonics lessons, for example, at the […]

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The impact of using Assessing Primary Writing | A case study from St James’ CE Primary School, Chorley

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“The impact is felt across the school immediately and not just isolated to one year group.” Andrew Clark, Deputy Head and Year 6 teacher at St James’ CE Primary School in Chorley tells us more about how his school is benefiting from using Assessing Primary Writing. Our school background We are a one-form entry primary school, with nursery. […]

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Whole class maths teaching works

By former DfE Assistant Director, Vanessa Pittard A major distinction between primary maths teaching in England and Singapore (and other high performing jurisdictions in the Far East) relates to whole-class (interactive) teaching. In the Far East everyone is taught the same maths together at the same pace, regardless of prior performance or how quickly different […]

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