Your child will love these Christmas books…

With the Christmas season here, we are excited to share our festive collection of top books for Christmas, perfect for children, not only allowing them to explore Christmas but also enhancing their comprehension and reading abilities. Step into the world of characters from various stories and explore Christmas stories. From Christmas tales to heartwarming stories

By |2023-12-27T12:21:05+00:00December 6th, 2023|English, Inspire, Parents, Resource, SPAG, Teaching|0 Comments

Contemporary Faces in Maths World Maths Day

Contemporary Faces in Maths With World Maths Day here, everything to do with numbers, shapes and equations will be the focus of schools worldwide. However, teachers may not be aware of these contemporary faces whose achievements are monumental! Imagine the kinds of questions they ask! SATs Companion wants to shed light on these minds for

By |2023-08-16T14:07:52+00:00March 23rd, 2023|Advice & Tips, Maths, Resource|0 Comments

8 Activities to try with your classroom this Ramadan

8 Activities to try with your Class this Ramadan Are you wondering how to cater to your students this Ramadan? It is a time of spiritual cleansing from March Wednesday 22nd, 2023, to Friday, April 21, 2023, and an important month in the Islamic Calendar. Across the UK, Muslim adults and children will begin preparation

By |2023-08-16T14:06:59+00:00March 22nd, 2023|Advice & Tips, Resource|0 Comments

SATs Companion’s Top 8 Children’s Poems to share with your class this World Poetry day!

SATs Companion's Top 8 Children's Poems! From the nonsensical to the romantic, we love poetry because it covers all bases about humanity. It does not always have to be sad or say something romantic, but it tends to help if it does! We understand that poetry is a personal thing and one person’s trash is

By |2023-06-20T12:52:46+00:00March 21st, 2023|English, Inspire, Resource, Teaching|0 Comments

Eight cool words Shakespeare Invented!

Eight cool words Shakespeare Invented! Undoubtedly, you would have started learning about Shakespeare in the last few years of primary school. Hopefully, by Years 5 and 6, you will have heard or seen one of his plays performed on stage. March 20th to March 26th is Shakespeare week; it is a time for schools everywhere

By |2023-08-16T14:08:21+00:00March 21st, 2023|Advice & Tips, English, Resource, Teaching|0 Comments

Misconceptions about careers for neurodiverse people:

Misconceptions about Careers For Neurodiverse People:  What is neurodiversity?  Neurodiversity means that each person's brain is unique, and everyone perceives the world uniquely. It refers to brain differences that individuals may possess, including but not limited to dyslexia, dyscalculia, epilepsy, and autism spectrum disorders. Each person's brain has unique ways of understanding the world. SATs

By |2023-08-16T14:13:58+00:00March 13th, 2023|Advice & Tips, Inspire, Resource|0 Comments

Five Teaching Resources to use during British Science Week

Five fantastic teaching resources to use on British Science Week 2023 With British Science Week here, there are many things teachers can use to make the day full of adventure for their class. The ten-day celebration of all things scientific is a golden opportunity to demonstrate the importance of the subject to students and make

By |2023-08-16T14:10:22+00:00March 10th, 2023|Advice & Tips, Resource, Teaching|0 Comments

Five Women who changed the Education Landscape!

Five Women who changed the Education Landscape! With International Women’s Day happening this week, it should be a time for students and teachers to reflect carefully on issues of gender inequality that may have had a direct or indirect impact on them. Unfortunately, in many parts of the world, education is still seen as a

By |2023-05-31T13:32:31+00:00March 7th, 2023|Inspire, Resource, Teaching|0 Comments

Top ten activities to do in the classroom this World Book Day!

Top ten activities to do in the classroom this World Book Day! World Book Day returned to the classroom last year as students across the UK and Ireland wore costumes of their favourite characters and swapped books with each other. Although the charity stalls chockful of books had yet to re-enter school halls, teachers made

By |2023-08-16T14:24:52+00:00March 2nd, 2023|Advice & Tips, Creative, English, Resource|0 Comments

Christmas Around the World (Plus a free festive Reading Pack)

Christmas encompasses many different practices, traditions & meanings for people around the world. Having been celebrated all the way back in Ancient Rome, the most wonderful time of the year is still celebrated today by billions of people in hundreds of different countries globally.  Our seasonal Christmas Around the World Christmas Reading Pack, suitable for

By |2023-03-17T11:22:21+00:00December 15th, 2021|English, Inspire, Parents, Resource, SPAG, Teaching|0 Comments

Creative ways to fund SATs Companion

For many primary schools, budgets are increasingly tight. The focus remains on delivering high quality learning, but it can be difficult to make purchasing decisions to support this with the purse strings tightening. So why spend some of that budget on SATs Companion?, SATs Companion not only saves schools money long term, but also

By |2020-01-31T15:04:55+00:00October 31st, 2018|English, Maths, Resource, SATs, SPAG|0 Comments

KS2 Sats Test Papers 2019 Teachers Guide

The Countdown to the 2020 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

By |2020-01-31T12:41:23+00:00August 27th, 2018|English, Maths, Resource, SATs, SPAG, Teaching|0 Comments

Top 10 Quotes for Growth Mindset

Growth Mindset is becoming increasingly popular in British Primary Schools. The idea, originally from American Psychology is based on the concept that our attitude has a direct impact on our cognition. To help implement growth mindset strategies with your pupils, we've created 10 inspiring quotation posters! Feel free to print these for use in

By |2020-02-25T15:53:45+00:00October 13th, 2017|Inspire, Resource, SATs|0 Comments