Category: Hints and Tips

How to Combat Summer Learning Loss

How to Combat Summer Learning Loss

Summer learning loss can make teaching very difficult as the class is working at different levels. In this blog, we talk about how to combat summer learning loss and get back on track in the shortest possible timeframe.

Summer Learning Loss

Summer Learning Loss

Summer Learning Loss goes by several names – summer slide, summer brain drain – but essentially, it’s the loss of academic skills and knowledge that occurs as a result of the long summer holidays. In this blog, we look at what it is and how to prevent it.

The phonics screening check: Are your Year 1 pupils ready?

The phonics screening check: Are your Year 1 pupils ready?

Teaching phonics is an essential part of improving both reading and language skills for young pupils. With the phonics screening check on the horizon, we know how important it is to find engaging ways to recap the same content. To help you do that, we’ve chosen a few select phonics activities for your pupils to test their skills out on.