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Numeracy

21/03/2019
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Improving Numeracy in the Classroom

 “Do not worry about your difficulties in mathematics. I can assure you mine are still greater.” – Albert Einstein Maths is a tricky thing; a lot of children (and people!) either take to it or don’t. One thing for certain is that if a strong foundation of basic skills is provided at EYFS, KS1 and KS2, children are more likely to grasp more complex concepts in secondary school. Improving numeracy in the classroom is consequently critical. EYFS, KS1 and KS2 curriculums are quite varied. There are a lot of areas to... Read More

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Toy Show Treasure Hunt

We all managed to get back from the London Toy Fair in one piece (well almost, there was the shocking / embarassing / hilarious incident when our colleague, Mrs M became trapped in the ticket barrier at Euston for rather a long time, holding up hundreds of rush hour travellers). The toy fair was much as expected – lovely, truly educational products hidden in the avalanche of commercial hype. We found some beautiful wooden items to extend our role play and miniature world ranges and bright, attractive hand puppets and... Read More