Tes Issue 28 June 2019

Tes - 28 June 2019

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Play lets children lead their learning
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A play-based curriculum lets pupils lead their own learning

It’s not ‘brave’ or ‘risky’ to have a play-based curriculum beyond the early years, writes primary assistant head Joanna Baxendale – by allowing children to follow their interests, you can enable a...

What role should schools play in character?

Character education: what role should schools play?

Successive education secretaries have emphasised the importance of character education, but what is schools’ role in this? For Cliff Canning, they need to provide a framework of beliefs for when the...

Could playing catch improve maths skills?
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How playing catch could boost pupils’ maths attainment

What does a child’s ability to catch a ball have to do with their maths skills? Quite a lot actually, according to developmental psychologist Liam Hill, who tells Christina Quaine why ‘interceptive...

Play based learning is for more than EYFS

Play-based learning: not just for EYFS

Using a play-based curriculum beyond Reception may seem brave in a climate where schools feel rushed to introduce formal learning, but primaries challenging the status quo are reaping the rewards,...

Why schools should promote belonging
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Why schools should foster a sense of belonging

Being part of a crowd brings academic as well as social benefits. But a quarter of students feel they ‘don’t belong’ at school, and pressures in the online world can compound the problem. Rebecca Mace...

Play lets children lead their learning
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A play-based curriculum lets pupils lead their own learning

It’s not ‘brave’ or ‘risky’ to have a play-based curriculum beyond the early years, writes primary assistant head Joanna Baxendale – by allowing children to follow their interests, you can enable a...

Could playing catch improve maths skills?
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How playing catch could boost pupils’ maths attainment

What does a child’s ability to catch a ball have to do with their maths skills? Quite a lot actually, according to developmental psychologist Liam Hill, who tells Christina Quaine why ‘interceptive...

Why schools should promote belonging
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Why schools should foster a sense of belonging

Being part of a crowd brings academic as well as social benefits. But a quarter of students feel they ‘don’t belong’ at school, and pressures in the online world can compound the problem. Rebecca Mace...