News Tagged 'KS1'

Draft Version of the upcoming IT Curriculum for KS1-4

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The draft version of the upcoming IT Curriculum for KS1-4 was released during February. If you agree with us that teaching computer programming rather than general ICT skills is essential then the new IT curriculum looks really good:

The National Curriculum for computing aims to ensure that all pupils:

 can understand and apply the fundamental principles of computer science, including logic, algorithms, data representation, and communication

 can analyse problems in computational terms, and have repeated practical ...

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Learning about the Weather

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Recommended Sites for Teachers

Strange and extreme weather conditions around the world have been captured on video and are readily available on several websites. These clips provide an excellent opportunity to engage pupil’s interest and below we have listed our recommendations. The sites are suitable for KS1 and 2 pupils and include a mixture of lesson plans, worksheets, videos, photograph and activities:

Metoffice.gov.uk – Includes ...

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SATs Revision

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BBC Bitesize webpageWith SATs only a few weeks away pupils may wish to investigate some of these useful KS2 revision sites:

Bitesize – a whole set of games that may be worth running through between now and taking the SATs.

Tips for surviving SATs

There are 6 free days for Maths Boot Camp available  and also Literacy activities. As ...

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The World Stories Project

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World Stories is a great collection of stories to use for literacy but also maybe really useful for language teaching and learning.

“World Stories is a growing collection of traditional and new stories representing the 21 most commonly spoken languages by children across the UK.  These stories can be read, listened to and downloaded in English and their original language.”

World Stories is a ...

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Great Reading Eggspedition

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The Great Reading Eggspedition is FREE and focuses pupils on their reading achievements. The two week event from 26 April to 6 May 2012 is completely on-line and is designed to help your school promote literacy.

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Each pupil has to progress through as many online lessons as possible, as well as read as many whole books as they can. The Eggspedition is suitable for ...

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