What are the best virtual workshops for schools

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Virtual workshops for schools What are the best virtual workshops for schools to enhance curriculum? Space, sports, drama, art, math and English workshops work well in the interactive on-line mode. These workshops provide excellent value for money as a curriculum enhancement option both during and after a pandemic. Our expert users discuss their favourite virtual… Read more »

What are primary teaching themes in February?

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What are primary teaching themes in February? There are National Hedgehog Day, World Wetlands Day, National Nest Box Week and The International Polar Bear Day. Connect the four and include these into your half-term winter curriculum to educate the true citizens of the future. These nature-centred events can help make English, maths, geography, history, DT, citizenship and… Read more »

What is a Minibeast EYFS?

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A minibeast Eyfs is a topic in the foundational primary school nations science curriculum. The topics cover learning about ‘invertebrates’ – the scientific term for small species without a backbone.  There are 25,000 different minibeasts in the UK alone, such as spiders, snails, worms, and insects. What are minibeasts? Minibeast terms refer to ‘small animals’… Read more »

Disability awareness workshop

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Disability awareness workshop VEUcan was founded in 2011 by its director, Nath Fernandes who has severe Cerebral Palsy, with the vision of promoting awareness of disability to educational institutions including primary and secondary schools as part of the PHSE and Citizenship curriculum. Nath Fernandes himself delivers workshops. The workshops use physical learning and allow the… Read more »

Drama games ks3

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Drama Games in KS3  Drama is a subject that brings a wealth of educational benefits to pupils. In school drama, teachers teach drama. However, sometimes the fully qualified drama teaching is not available. Read this blog to get ideas for popular drama games to play when you cover a drama class.  Why do drama and… Read more »

How to teach drama in an English class?

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Drama in an English class.   Using drama in an English class is an important learning experience. It is fun, creative and engaging. One of the best ways to teach drama is to allow students the freedom and flexibility to recreate a piece of writing they have done. The most successful outcomes will be achieved… Read more »

What is dance in PE?

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What is dance in PE?   Many new teachers and parents wonder what is dance in PE. Unlike ‘traditional sporting activities’ dance offers a unique educational opportunity. It contributes to physical well-being whilst helping learners to develop a range of essential personal and social skills. Dance in PE helps pupils to work as a group… Read more »

How to teach space in elementary / primary school?

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How to teach space in elementary / primary school?   To teach space in primary school you need to consult the national curriculum. Space can be made into a topic subject and other subjects can be taught around it. A range of resources are available online to cover the basic content. To bring the wow factor… Read more »

What is cultural capital in primary school?

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What is cultural capital in primary school?   Cultural capital in primary schools is what pupils acquire alongside traditional academic knowledge. The concept relates back to the social theory of French philosopher Pierre Bourdieu.  The theory states that social success of a person depends on his or her accumulated life experiences (cultural capital). In primary schools… Read more »