Sponsored Training on Literacy

I am being sponsored by Provident Financial Group to deliver training on Literacy in Bradford, exclusively for Bradford Schools. On 9th January 2018, 9.30 – 3.30 I will be training on ‘Hooks into Literacy’ to any interested Y2, Y3 and Y4 teachers.  We will look at how the combination of Mindset, Reciprocal Reading and Peer…

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Children’s patterning: a window into their mathematical thinking.

A pattern is a thing of beauty; a creation, born from imagination… far more, of course, than a mere mathematical assessment devise!  As a child I loved to make patterns, probably because I wasn’t a naturally good artist and pattern gave me an artistic outlet I could be reasonably successful in.  I loved pattern making…

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Small Worlds Huge Outcomes

Small Worlds, Huge Outcomes ( Leading Children Ltd.  2017) Kath and Rachel would like to thank all of the practitioners involved in our research/training sessions on small world.  Their research through practice yielded some fantastic work amongst children, given us further insights into how this extraordinary vehicle for learning, character building and well-being grows young…

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Twig Displays!

Lots of people love our wall of beautiful paintings and charcoal pictures of Arctic Creatures hung on birch twigs.  Here are some close up shots to show you how we attached the round and rectangular pictures.  We used rustic string to hang the twigs – you can achieve different effects depending on how long or…

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