Tag: ks2

Review: Picture News

As a qualified teacher I know only too well the preparation and time that goes into school assemblies. Assemblies can be an incredibly important opportunity to keep children engaged and up to date with ‘real world’ issues. I was therefore excited to hear of Picture News– a subscription […]

Review: Oaka Books

As a qualified teacher and former Special Educational Needs & Disabilities Coordinator (SENDCO) in a Secondary School, I’ve witnessed first hand the difficulties many visual learners face preparing for tests and exams. Quite often, children are expected to rely on their class books and large subject revision guides […]

Review: Twinkl Dyslexia Resources 

Helping children to understand and emphasise with difficulties their peers face, is incredibly important. Not only should it help reduce unkind words and bullying but in theory it should help to create a more accepting, kind and empathetic society. I was thrilled to discover that Twinkl have recently […]

How To Teach Children About Space

Space is an incredibly exciting topic to teach children. As a qualified science teacher I adore watching the awe and amazement on children’s faces when they learn about the vastness of space, the colours & sizes of the different planets and our missions to the moon and beyond. […]