World Book Day 2024

World Book Day 2024 is on the 7th March, are you ready? The National Literacy Trust has lots of ideas: ” This annual celebration of authors, illustrators, books and the joy of reading is one of the highlights of our year at the National Literacy Trust! World...

Winter Wonderland

Winter Wonderland is a competition being run by Young Writers. Children write a poem on a winter theme, there is a list of lovely prompts or ideas on the website, and the closing date is Feb 29th. Teachers can upload the whole class’s entries. Teacherwire shares...

Chinese New Year 2024

Chinese New Year 2024 occurs on February 10th, it is the year of the dragon.  Chinese New Year is also known as the Spring Festival or Lunar New Year, is based on the lunar calendar and usually falls between January 21 and February 20. Each Chinese New Year is...

Safer Internet Day 2024

Safer Internet Day 2024 takes place on February 6th. The idea, as usual, is to raise awareness of a safer and better internet for all, especially for children and young people. “As part of this annual celebration, we encourage everyone – including children and...

Create Day 24

Create Day 24 is a FREE day of singing, dancing and design bringing together hundreds of KS2 classrooms across England in a LIVE mass participation performance celebrating the UN Rights of the Child led by dancers and singers from the Royal Ballet and Royal Opera....

News from DK Findout

Happy New Year! Welcome back! Have a wonderful 2024! News from DK Findout, a website recommended several times previously for curricular resources closed on 31st December 2023 and all of the learning resources have been moved to learning.dk.com.  Teachers need to...

Hanukkah – a Jewish festival

Hanukkah – a Jewish festival – is also spelled Hannukah and Chanukah. The festival usually falls in December. It has just started this year. It’s known as the Festival of Lights and is a joyous and festive time for Jewish families. Here are some key...

Teachwire Christmas resources

Teachwire Christmas resources are a couple of interesting Christmas activities as well as the site offering art medium-term plans and Harry Potter teaching resources: Anyone interested in teaching Silent Night in French, German, or Spanish, there are resources...

STEM Christmas Teaching Resources

The STEM Christmas Teaching Resources offered by the IET is an amazing, inspiring set of ideas ranging from 30 minute (or less) tasks to experiments, baking, crafts and outdoor activities split into KS1 and KS2 ages. They are linked to the curricular subjects:...