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Topical Teaching: Religious Education – Purim

The Jewish Holiday of Purim Takes Place between 9-10 March 2020 and is a Great Opportunity to Combine Comparative Religion & PSHE The Purim Story Let’s start with what the…

Classroom Clinic – Early Exam Intervention

“Dear classroom clinic, I’m starting to target intervention with some of my students. How do I stop them from getting bored of revision this early?”  Firstly, if you are starting…

New Year’s Resolutions

Teachers have enough on their plates trying to stick to personal resolutions in the New Year, without having to think about professional ones. So here are some ideas to keep…

Naughty or Nice

  With the end of term drawing closer, we thought we’d remind you of these key strategies. This is a great opportunity to reflect on your behaviour management, try something…

End of Term Assessment Advice

At this time of year, we are always asked for advice on running end of term assessments. This blog breaks down how to maximise your use of December summative assessments….

Classroom clinic – Noise level

“Dear classroom clinic, In one class, all students refuse to lower their voice level. They start ok but then progressively disrupt everything and walk around the room.”  Sometimes the lesson goes…

Clear Instructions – PRINT

Many of the behavioural issues and much of the lack of engagement our Training and Development Team encounter in schools are often due to unclear instructions. When activity instructions and…

Reducing Workload

  Even though the clocks ‘went back’ last week, the nights are closing in and daylight is precious. No teacher wants to only see sunlight at school! So, we’ve compiled…

Beastly Behaviour

As the long nights draw in, it’s not only werewolves affected by the full moon but students getting restless as well. With the first half-term complete, Halloween is here. So now…

Half-Term Assessment Advice

With the end of the half-term approaching, many teachers will be looking onward to a form of summative assessment before the October break. In a new school or new role,…

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