Thursday 21 September, 2017
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In the first article in this series we discussed Computational Thinking and how the concept is integral to every part of the programming process, from understanding and learning, right through to teaching. There are a...

The recent debate on teaching British values and grit set me reflecting on my own school days, and what education had contributed to my own personal British value system. I’m sure many other educators...

The new Computing Curriculum introduced the topic of coding last year in order to equip students with the skills they may require for the future technology driven workplace. However, with no previous lesson plans, no...
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In June 2015, Ofsted announced that it was launching new changes to the way it inspects early years provision, schools, and further education and skills. Just last month the governing body published the new inspection...

Education software specialist Crick Software has announced that it will be sponsoring another exciting technology-focussed CPD session aimed at primary SENCos during the autumn term. Entitled ‘Technology for the Inclusive Classroom’, this whole-day event will...

Mathseeds, the fun-filled maths programme for 3 – 6 year-olds which offers a huge range of carefully structured lessons that build mathematical skills over a broad range of topics has just expanded! From the same...

Zondle requires your help: the web-based educational tool that allows users to create and play games to support individual learning needs is set to close its doors on 31st July as it no longer...

Sal McKeown is a writer and freelance journalist specialising in education. Sal has taught in schools and colleges, supporting students with the full range of learning needs from sensory disabilities to mental health issues and...
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Marking the end of another academic year, online maths platform Matific, is giving schools a free upgrade to their premium package, providing home access to hundrends of maths activities for pupils up and down the country.

Robin Hood Primary School is located on a Local Authority housing estate in the north of Nottingham City. The school is in an area of high deprivation, with the number of children eligible for Free School Meals being 2. 5 times national average. The majority of our pupils come into the school nursery, at 3 years old, well below the levels expected of pupils of their age nationally. For many years the school has been trying to better engage parents with their children's learning, and recently discovered an exciting new system that facilitates school to home communication, MarvellousMe.