Posts tagged: primary

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Webanywhere Launches Learner Journey

Last night, Webanywhere ‘officially’ launched Learner Journey. It’s the new pupil e-portfolio system that allows learners to showcase their proudest achievements – and with the option to communicate with peers in a safe, secure environment, it promotes e-safety in schools. So, with e-safety now a big part of Ofsted’s inspections, the launch featured a presentation…

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Safer Internet Day: Five Top Tips For Schools

Today – Tuesday, 5th February – is Safer Internet Day. This year is the tenth anniversary of the internet safety awareness day, and to mark the event, saferinternetday.org are urging customers to ‘connect with respect,’ with the theme of the day being online rights and responsibilities. Saferinternetday.org have a Safer Internet Day kit for schools…

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BETT – The First Big Date In The Edtech Calendar

BETT, the annual learning technology event, is just a few weeks away – and this year’s looks set to be the best yet. Among the highlights are a talk from TV scientist Professor Brian Cox, a visit from Mooc pioneer Shimon Shocken, and a discussion with Aaron Sams and Jonathon Bergman – famous for pioneering…

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New Year Lesson Plans: Free Resources

The first few days of January are all about making resolutions for the coming year – so why not use this week to start making lesson plans for this month and beyond? Finding a colourful wall planner on which to put all your ideas and plans is a good start. Over at primaryclass.co.uk there’s a…

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Plan A Last-Minute Nativity Play

As we roll into the last few days of term, schools across the country will be preparing and performing their Nativity play. With makeshift stage sets and homemade costumes, this popular tradition will once again come to life for a new generation. Most schools will have begun plans for their Nativity play way back at…

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Christingle: Celebrating In The Classroom

Despite feeling like an established tradition, Christingle is quite a modern event: It was introduced to the Church Of England in 1968, by John Pensom of The Children’s Society. As well as being a way of sharing the key messages of the Christian faith, it also helps to vital raise funds for The Children’s Society…

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A Chance For Children To Understand Human Rights

Today – December 10th – marks International Human Rights Day: the anniversary of the 1948 Universal Declaration of Human Rights. It’s not only a chance for schools to discuss what the term human rights actually means; there’s also the chance for them to explore real human rights issues themselves, with the Young Human Rights Reporter…

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