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  • Is it time to rethink attendance in schools?
    June 28, 2022 Emma Shingleton

    Is it time to rethink attendance in schools?

    Attendance is important in a child's overall attainment and achievement, however, a lot has changed since the post-war schooling system, in particular how we approach the mental health of children. With this in mind, is it time to rethink attendance in schools?
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  • Top ways to embed RE in your classroom
    June 27, 2022 Emma Shingleton

    Top ways to embed RE in your classroom

    Many teachers would agree that some subjects are easier to embed in the classroom than others. We have put together some top tips and ideas on how you can effectively embed RE in your classroom with some simple changes. 
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  • Children reading outside
    June 8, 2022 Emma Shingleton

    Fun ways to engage children in reading

    Have you ever struggled with a group of reluctant readers? We understand the importance of reading in a child's development. We have put together some fun ideas on how to engage children in reading! 

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  • Queen Elizabeth II Facts for Kids
    May 4, 2022 Abby Milnes

    Queen Elizabeth II Facts for Kids

    Queen Elizabeth II is about to celebrate her Platinum Jubilee, but how much do you know about our sovereign? Read these Queen Elizabeth II facts to be in the know!
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  • How to write poetry for beginners - A guest blog
    March 21, 2022 PlanBee Team

    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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  • Fun Writing Activities for KS1
    November 12, 2021 Emma Shingleton

    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
    October 21, 2021 Emma Shingleton

    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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