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The wrong trousers…

The wrong trousers…

Continuing our series on transition where the now>press>play team remember their first days at school. Today it is Tilly’s turn and she recalls a very public wardrobe mishap!               Tilly, Head of School Engagement  I…

Our first day at school!

Our first day at school!

We know that for many school children in Year 6 the next few weeks will be a bittersweet time. There is bound to be excitement about moving to a ‘big’ school but this is likely to be joined by a…

Happy Birthday Anne Frank!

Happy Birthday Anne Frank!

This Friday marks the birthday of Anne Frank, who died 70 years ago. If she had lived Anne would be 86 years old today. Just who was this remarkable girl and what made her so important? Anne was born on 12…

Top 5 reasons for schools to blog

Top 5 reasons for schools to blog

Blogging is all the rage nowadays and our children are digital natives. So we thought it would be a great idea to inspire your class to write by blogging. Here are some of the benefits to starting a classroom blog. 1) Social Skills and Confidence…

Five ways to mark VE Day in the classroom

Five ways to mark VE Day in the classroom

  This Friday will mark the 70th anniversary of VE Day, the end of the Second World War in Europe. At 3pm on 8th May 1945, The Prime Minister Winston Churchill made a radio speech to tell Britain that the…