Tag: Primary Curriculum

Teaching Fractions with Busy Things

Teaching Fractions with Busy Things

Fractions are an essential part of the National Curriculum for maths at primary school level. In this blog, we highlight the key areas of the National Curriculum relating to fractions for each year group.

Spotlight on English Writing Skills

Spotlight on English Writing Skills

With the latest KS2 SATs results highlighting writing as one of the areas most impacted by school closures, there is a lot of focus on these skills at present. We look at how Busy Things English activities can help.

Smoothing the way from EYFS to Key Stage 1

Smoothing the way from EYFS to Key Stage 1

How do you achieve continuity in learning for children as they progress from home and pre-school through Reception into Years 1 and 2? Our thoughts on smoothing the way from EYFS to Key Stage 1, drawing on three substantial reviews of early years and primary education in England.