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We have released Ep1&2 of our Podcast looking at remote learning particularly in computing & computing pedagogy fea…

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Let’s keep singing everybody!

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The show must go on(line)! Click here to read a short blog about how Sandringham music teacher @ChidgeyEmma has bee…

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@markallday2 @tes @SandringhamSch1 @SandringhamMus You are all doing an amazing job. THANK YOU.

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A lovely shout-out from @tes for @SandringhamSch1 and @SandringhamMus about our virtual approach to learning an eve…

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We've added @ComputingHubSAC's guide to "Adapting Existing Pedagogy to Distance Learning" to our collection of peda…

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With the prospect of schools shutting due to #coronavirusuk , here is a collection of advice and tools that might h…

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Our Rosenshine flipbook was issued to teachers this week, including tips from @Doug_Lemov inspired by @lawn_manor p…

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A host of strategies for literacy support from @SandringhamSch1 linked to PT Test in English that all our Key Stage…

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Autumn Term newsletter from @SandringhamSch1 teaching and learning team. This includes a reminder of strategies fro…

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The virtual Sandringham choir

In what has been an unprecedented week with schools closing and students and staff getting used to a new way of learning, some colleagues at Sandringham have been keen to continue their extra-curricular clubs. It’s hard to imagine how this would be possible with...

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...

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...

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...

Blended Learning Master Class

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