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Sandringham Numeracy Key Concepts

A collection of one-slide descriptions of common mathematical techniques that are used across the curriculum. These describe the way that the concept is taught by the Maths department at Sandringham, so that other subject teachers who are non-specialists can be in...

Inclusion – Strategies for SEND students

Resources from a staff meeting specifically focussed upon Inclusion for SEND students. This includes effective working with teaching assistants and how to use the ReAct feedback policy successfully with SEND students.

Teaching technical topics using Semantic Waves

This article is inspired by a blog by Professor Paul Curzon from Queen Mary University of London. Paul is a noted author and expert on the teaching of Computer Science and his recent post on Semantic Waves deserves an audience beyond this subject. Any teacher who...

Reading Fluency

A teaching tip from Kelly Bulbeck on how to encourage reading fluency for Key Stage 3 learners.

Supporting Success – Goal Setting

Liz Kelly discusses the approach that the Visual Arts team takes in setting personalised goals for their learners: Exploring principles of motivation, we have been exploring methods of setting up student success and considering how success can be effectively rewarded...

Let’s Think English

Athena Pitsillis offers an introduction to a programme designed to develop cognition in English based on Vygotsky and Piaget developed by King's College London: Let’s Think English (LTE) is a programme developed from the Cognitive Acceleration for Science (CASE) and...

Literacy Update – Spring 2019

See the report below from Kelly Bulbeck for the latest updates on Literacy at Sandringham, including work on The Vocabulary Gap, our rollout of Literacy Ladders and a research project with Herts for Learning on Reading...

Realising the potential of technology in Education

Two recent publications have given a renewed impetus for the controlled and sensible use of technology in schools: 1. The Education Endowment Foundation published their four recommendations on using digital technology in education...

SEND Strategy Bookmarks

Our SEND department have created a set of bookmarks for teachers that help to demystify common SEND conditions and provide some simple to use strategies to support students. These are designed to be printed double-sided and laminated, as per the picture...

eLearning – Thinking about Bloom’s Digital Taxonomy and our teaching practice

Bloom’s Taxonomy, developed in the 1950’s, expressed thinking and learning through a set of concepts that begin with lower order thinking skills and build to higher order thinking skills. The initial phraseology of Bloom’s Taxonomy had six levels, beginning with...

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