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Everything you need to know about SATs

SATs (Standard Assessment Tests) – they have proved a controversial testing system over recent years and the decision to scrap the SATs for Key Stage 1 students was widely welcomed.   The changes however, will not come into effect until 2023.  For Primary teachers looking to teach in the UK it is still necessary to…

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Four everyday items to better your classroom

Coming up with interesting ways to utilise items we might not normally think have a place in the classroom is part of a teachers rite of passage.  We asked some of our staff – a number of whom are former teachers who came to teach in the UK – for some top hacks they recommend…

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Four Fantastic Apps Teachers Can Use in a Classroom

Not all schools can offer IPads to for every student. You may be lucky to have one of your own you are willing to bring in or perhaps each classroom has an IPad for learning. Apps have given teachers a plethora of options to have an interactive classroom experience. How does one know which apps…

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Top 5 Books all teachers should read

“The book to read is not the one that thinks for you but the one that makes you think” – Harper Lee Reading – it is one of life’s greatest pleasures. Who doesn’t enjoy looking around a good book shop, deciding on a book to read.  Its great when you find a novel in which…

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Our Trip to India – The Teachers Last Day

Today was a celebration; a celebration of the hard work of our teachers and their learning. In schools we had the opportunity to spend time with students and teachers in a less formal setting and get to know more about who they are. Our Impact week has come to an end in India. While it’s…

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