Will you be there? (Next virtual Primary Humanities Network meeting: Term 1, 2021-2022)

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‘It is helpful if teachers evaluate how secure pupils’ prior learning is in order to plan lessons.  They need to know what difficulties pupils may face.  Teachers need to appreciate any misconceptions that pupils have as well as any gaps in pupils’ knowledge.  Findings from assessments inform teachers about how to adapt their teaching appropriately and build on what pupils …

Fancy joining us on our next virtual trips to the Amazon?

Dates for 2021-2022 just released!

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Following the success and very positive feedback from previous multi-schools and single-school events, e.g.  https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/05/20/time-to-explore-again-lets-go-on-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/ and https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/07/02/one-more-trip-to-the-amazon-this-academic-year/, we shall be offering further virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventures’ to Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and their pupils throughout the next academic year. Our next multi-schools events will take place from 9.00 am to 3.00 pm on Wednesday 15th September, Wednesday 22nd September and Wednesday 29th September 2021. The cost to …

One more trip to the Amazon this academic year!

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual images to enlarge them. Our last virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ for this academic year was slightly different to previous events; this time, it was delivered as a bespoke workshop to both Lower and Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and pupils at just one school, Coxhoe Primary School in County …

British Council: Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (CCGL) – ‘Critical thinking and problem solving’ (Day 2)

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Nearly two months on and it was time for Day 2 of British Council’s Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (CCGL) ‘critical thinking and problem solving’ training.  I was looking forward to seeing and chatting to all delegates again, albeit virtually, and hearing about their experimenting in the classroom in the interim. Whilst waiting for everyone to log in to the meeting, I asked …

What a lot of freebies to take away! (virtual Primary Humanities Network meeting – Term 6)

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Well, it was time for our final meeting of this academic year; once again, we gathered virtually from all areas of the UK. The foci for today’s session were determined by recent requests from many teachers, as well as discussions in the media and among those at the leading subject associations; ‘What makes outstanding geography and history in the eyes of …

Fancy joining us on our next virtual trip to the Amazon?

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  Following the success and very positive feedback from previous multi-schools events (https://create2inspire.co.uk/2020/10/15/lets-go-on-a-scintillating-south-american-adventure/, https://create2inspire.co.uk/2020/12/03/off-to-south-america-once-again-virtually-of-course, https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/03/25/lets-go-on-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/ and https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/04/22/and-once-again-were-back-for-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/), we decided to offer another virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ to Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and their pupils.  This time, more than 300 children and staff from four schools across the UK were involved (Our Lady of Lourdes Catholic Primary School in Sheepridge, West Yorkshire; Epsom Primary …

Time to explore again! (‘Let’s go on an amazing Amazon adventure!’)

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Hover over each image to view its caption. Click on individual images to enlarge them. Following the success and very positive feedback from previous multi-schools events (https://create2inspire.co.uk/2020/10/15/lets-go-on-a-scintillating-south-american-adventure/, https://create2inspire.co.uk/2020/12/03/off-to-south-america-once-again-virtually-of-course, https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/03/25/lets-go-on-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/ and https://create2inspire.co.uk/2021/04/22/and-once-again-were-back-for-an-amazing-amazon-adventure/), we decided to offer another virtual ‘amazing Amazon adventure’ to Upper Key Stage 2 teachers and their pupils.  This time, more than 300 children and staff from four schools across the UK …

Keep up-to-date and don’t miss out on some freebies! (Primary Humanities Network meeting – Term 6)

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Just a handful of the ‘concluding comments‘ from attendees at our last virtual Primary Humanities Network meeting: ‘In depth; discussion; informative; resources; supportive.’ ‘Useful; up-to-date; informative; lots to read and take on board!’ Really useful; lots to explore!  Stress levels reduced – thank you!’ ‘Fascinating; informative; engaging; excellent; worthwhile.’ ‘Thank you so much for the session today.  So helpful.’ ‘So …

Primary Geography Quality Mark (PGQM) support

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A rewarding hour or so for me this morning providing Primary Geography Quality Mark (PGQM) support to Emma Aldred-Tow, PPA teacher and Geography Subject Leader at Churchdown Village Junior School (CVJS) just outside the city of Gloucester (https://www.churchdownvillage-jun.gloucs.sch.uk/). The school is due to renew their PGQM (currently a Silver Award) and are now considering going for a Gold Award, bearing …

British Council: Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (CCGL) – ‘Critical thinking and problem solving’ (Day 1)

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‘Going virtual’ seems the way to go these days!  Due to the success of previous training days and further interest/demand, I was asked if I would deliver a repeat of British Council: Connecting Classrooms through Global Learning (CCGL)’s ‘critital thinking and problem solving’ course via Zoom.  The advantage of doing this is that teachers from all over the UK are …