Posts Tagged "literacy"

National Storytelling Week

National Storytelling Week

Next week is National Storytelling Week and boy, do we love stories! National Storytelling Week has been happening for 16 years. It is an annual event held by the Society of Storytelling where children and adults of all ages can…

International Literacy Day

International Literacy Day

Around 1 in 5 or 776 million adults worldwide can’t write their own name or read a line from a book (In the UK 1 in 6 people struggle with literacy). On 8th September each year the International Literacy Day encourages…

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…

Good luck with your SATs!

Good luck with your SATs!

This week we’re wishing all the Year 6s out there the very best of luck with their SATs tests. We know that you and your teachers will have been working really hard over the last few months to get ready for them….

Gloucester Primary: Case Study

Gloucester Primary: Case Study

We trialled our Relative Clauses experience series at Gloucester Primary School. We were thrilled to see a 17% improvement in the children’s marks.