Recently Twinkl have introduced a new feature: Twinkl Imagine. "Twinkl Imagine is a creative resource with a new image every day. From quick discussion to indepth learning, use it as a stimulus for a range of exciting topics" So far there have been images based on Oceans and Sculpture, with this week's theme being Harvest. Along … Continue reading Twinkl Imagine
Month: September 2016
UKYACX book haul!
So recently, as you all are aware, I was one of the bloggers for the wonderful UKYACX and wrote 2 blog posts about it! Which you can find on my blog! I will link them if you've not read them! Obviously as there were books for sale I MAY have bought some... OOPS. So I … Continue reading UKYACX book haul!
Three weeks down…
Welcome to week 3! Really? Is that it? Is that how long ago the summer holidays were? MY word. They feel so much longer away! This week was MANIC. OF the 5 days in school, I taught for 4! 3 full days and then 2 half days... my usual timetable calls for me only doing … Continue reading Three weeks down…
BOOK BLOG: Non Pratt
A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be sent a copy of Non Pratt's book 'Unboxed'. My friend Rachel already had a copy of the book and she won another copy, so she asked them to send it to me. And man am I grateful! I was sent the book and a beautiful … Continue reading BOOK BLOG: Non Pratt
Free-day: ICT Superheroes
Last year during e-safety week, Year 6 and I thought about how to be 'online heroes' and what we need to do to ensure that not only ourselves but younger people are safe online. So I came up with the idea that the children needed to think of Online Superheroes and how they could help. … Continue reading Free-day: ICT Superheroes
UKYACX Take 2: YA edition!
If you haven't read Part 1 of my blog then check that out! Here we go! Part 2 of UKYACX. This time it was the turn of some very funny, very endearing, wonderful YA authors! After I had lunch with Gabrielle Kent, Liz Flanagan and my friend Aimee we went back to the library for … Continue reading UKYACX Take 2: YA edition!
Second week… more fun!
If I'm honest I'm not sure I quite remember all of last week. It was BUSY. My brain is not quite there to remembering what went on. But I can fill you in on Friday. Because we had quite an exciting day in Year 4! Last year the children had done some work with Barnardo's … Continue reading Second week… more fun!
UKYACX Take 1! MG edition
This past Saturday was finally time for UKYACX to happen! WOOHOO!! The sun was out in force. I got up early (ish). I got dressed. Lipstick was applied (it was only appropriate for such an occasion... it was my favourite lipstick - Soap and Glory Pommie Girl if anyone is interested!). Set off into town … Continue reading UKYACX Take 1! MG edition
Free-day: Science dictionaries
In teaching lots of science last year I noticed that children had little knowledge of defining scientific words. I used a science dictionary as one of my assessment tasks at the end of a Year 5 topic and the kids thought it was great. During a book scrutiny the SLT also thought it was a great … Continue reading Free-day: Science dictionaries
UKYACX blog tour: Sara Grant
So I was lucky enough to be invited to do a blog post with not only one author, but 2! Here is my blog post with the amazing Sara Grant. We had a lot of fun doing this author/blogger Q&A. Questions 1-5 were answered by Sara Grant. Questions 6-10 were answered by me! 1. Which … Continue reading UKYACX blog tour: Sara Grant