African Animal Videos

African animal videos are plentiful on the web. If children are studying Africa at home, there are lots of very good quality, informative and short videos that they could watch on YouTube if they have access to a mobile device or Smart TV. National Geographic Kids...

Support for Schools

A Support for Schools Message from Teachit Primary: “In these uncertain times, we’re here to offer you support. Over the past few weeks, we have selected and grouped together a collection of relevant and engaging resources that children can work on independently...

Writing Genres KS2

Writing Genres KS2, from Plazoom uses a colour wheel to help pupils blend different genres. This is a great idea shared as a freely downloadable resource. Help children to use a mix of skills from fiction, non-fiction and poetry in their writing… This new take...

African Folktales

African Folktales would be a great site to use for literacy resources when learning about Africa in geography, or as a history project. “In the African folktales, the stories reflect the culture where diverse types of animals abound. The animals and birds are often...

123HUB News – January 2021

  Happy New Year! Welcome to the 123HUB News for January 2021!   Here we are at the start of another new year. Let’s hope that it is an improvement upon last year! With all of the the extra workload in schools at the moment, time will no doubt remain a...

Happy New Year

Happy New Year everyone! 2020, which has just finished, brought with it Lockdown and a massive teaching problem which lead to many teachers offering lessons online for the first time. It is not something we were trained to do so proved to be a challenge. With the...

Whiteboard Fi

Whiteboard Fi is a free online whiteboard that is a completely different type to Google Jamboard, which I covered in a previous post and is brilliant for allowing children to work together on one whiteboard, or copy it for each child to have their own. With Whiteboard...

Google Jamboard

Google Jamboard is a very useful resource for  classroom use. It is a whiteboard that all children can access at anytime, from any device. The following collection of links gives ideas, hints, tips etc on how Jamboard can be used in primary schools. Ditch that...

New British Red Cross Resources

New British Red Cross Resources Pack has been made available to encourage the practice of kindness. It was designed for the last month of this year but would work equally as well in January – in fact with New Year Resolutions, it would be a great starter for...

Plazoom Christmas Resources

Plazoom Christmas Resources are great for the last few days of term and there is a free 14 day trial period if you are not a member. The first is a wonderful set of KS1 Christmas Activities – Festive Writing Resources Pack: “Keep pupils in Year 1 and year 2...