The Countdown to the 2019 KS2 SATs Has Begun… Tick Tock, Tick Tock…to the KS2 SATs test papers The countdown has begun for the KS2 SATs test papers. You, the Year 6 teacher, need to ensure that all your pupils achieve the expected 100 standard & beyond, to ensure that your schools’ league performance goes […]
When it came to SATs, Natalie Carry, deputy headteacher at St Edward’s Primary School in Birmingham, had a real problem. “We were finding it difficult to find questions for the pupils to answer,” explains Natalie, “and we were using booklets but these can only be used once.” This is something our research told us was […]
Key Maths Recommendations from the EEF The EEF recently published some guidance to support teachers and boost primary and secondary school pupils’ maths skills. The Education Endowment Fun has reviewed the best research and their guidance offers schools and teachers practical tips of what to do to develop great maths teaching. We’ve compiled all the useful […]
Dealing with Maths Anxiety I remember the feeling… Palms sweaty, heart racing, stomach fluttering…. Trying not to seem bothered and praying it would be over soon. No- I’m not talking about going on a roller coaster.. I’m talking about how I used to feel during every single Maths lesson. An estimated 2 million children […]
Over Marking? Marking is an important part of a teacher’s role. It was however, identified as one of the biggest contributors to teacher stress in the workplace in a recent survey. Whilst marking is only one form of feedback, research has shown that written feedback provides pupils with well-defined and specific information that can […]
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