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  • Making connections in art, craft and design

    Making connections in art, craft and design

    26 October 2018 By Susan Coles - Creativity, arts and educational consultant and artist

    One of the best things about teaching art, craft and design is that there is so much choice. It is also important to remember that we teach art AND craft AND design and that a successful art curriculum will involve all of these. We should build assessment through four different skills.

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  • School sign

    Diary of a head teacher

    19 September 2018 By Sash Hamidi - Head teacher, Priestmead Primary School

    We're pleased to welcome Sash Hamidi from Priestmead Primary School, who gives an insight into cross-curricular learning in his school.

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  • Boy with magnifying glass

    Why do we teach science?

    19 September 2018 By Hester Binge - Education consultant and trainer, specialising in science and wellbeing

    Why do we teach science? Ok so it’s on the national curriculum but we teach it because it helps us understand and connect to the world we inhabit. We have, at some point in our busy lives wondered about the world that surrounds us. Why does the sea come in and out? How do the trees know when to lose their leaves? How come we lose our sense of taste when we get a cold? That’s why science can be truly cross–curricular. It can be the language we use to access other learning. Many other subjects need science to help them be understood.

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  • Time management YPO

    Time management tips for teachers part 2

    27 April 2018 By John Harrison - Learning and Development Business Partner at YPO

    In the last edition, I shared some tips and advice around time management. Here’s part two that looks at more ways you can master your time – give it a go, you might find a technique that really works for you.

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  • Everything Curriculum

    Easy ways to take maths outside

    26 April 2018 By Juliet Robertson - Education consultant, specialising in outdoor learning

    To undertake maths work outside does not rely on expensive outdoor resources or the purchasing of a special kit.

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  • The secrets of success blog

    The secrets of success by Chris Quigley

    23 January 2018 By Chris Quigley - specialist in primary education, trainer and author

    There’s a lot more to success than fame and fortune – it’s about feeling good about yourself and learning to overcome setbacks.

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  • Time management tips blog

    Time management tips for teachers by John Harrison

    23 January 2018 By John Harrison - Learning and Development Business Partner at YPO

    Type ‘time management theories and models’ into Google and you’ll get over 1.4 million results in 0.66 seconds.

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  • YPO apprentices

    Being an Apprentice

    06 March 2017 By Catriona Thackray

    Around six months ago, I had to decide what I would do post school.

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  • Demonstration clock

    Our top 10 own brand products

    14 February 2017 By Richard Tinker, Head of Trading

    Our Head of Trading Richard Tinker recommends top 10 YPO own brand products

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  • Interactive flat panel

    Enhancing teaching with interactive technologies

    01 February 2017 By Amy Shelley - Buyer for ICT, AV and Business Machines

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