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  • How to write poetry for beginners - A guest blog
    March 21, 2022

    How to write poetry for beginners - A guest blog

    When it comes to poetry, taking in that depth of feeling in the words is all part of the pleasure. Poetry is a special experience, something that can invoke thoughts, feelings. Read on to find out how to write poetry for beginners! 
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  • Multiplication Methods
    December 22, 2021

    Multiplication Methods

    This multiplication methods blog gives you the teaching progression for multiplication in primary school. It includes guides for solving multiplication problems using the different methods.
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  • Christmas Crafts for KS1
    December 7, 2021

    Christmas Crafts for KS1

    Looking for some fun Christmas crafts for your KS1 children? Check out our top seasonal activities to get your children in the festive spirit!
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  • Fun Writing Activities for KS1
    November 12, 2021

    Fun Writing Activities for KS1

    Looking for some ideas to engage children in writing? Check out some of our favourite, fun writing activities for KS1 children!  Salt Tray Fun Salt trays are a great alternative to writing on the traditional pencil and paper and supports...

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  • Flexible working for schools parent and child working at home
    October 21, 2021

    Flexible working for schools

    For many professionals worldwide, the pandemic has flipped the once traditional office-based role on its head...but what about teaching? We asked a number of teachers how they felt about flexibility in schools. Read on to find out what they said. 
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  • Returning to school this September
    August 9, 2021

    Returning to school this September

    Many children will be returning to the classroom this September, with some attending their first day at secondary school, and others stepping into the classroom for the very first time. Read PlanBee's blog to help you and your child manage the transition.

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  • Earth Day
    April 16, 2021

    Earth Day

    Earth Day is fast approaching (22nd April). Explore what it is, how you can join the movement and educate yourself, and the children in your class, about climate change. 
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  • Ramadan Facts for Kids
    April 1, 2021

    Ramadan Facts for Kids

    Ramadan is almost here, but how much do you know about this religious festival? We've taken a closer look at why and how Muslims celebrate Ramadan and what we all can learn from its customs and rituals.
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