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I provide a range of free resources covering different areas of teaching and learning. These include The Starter Generator, Plenary producer and the AFL Toolkit. My premium resources focus mostly on stretch and challenge, as well as some on growth mindsets and a new set of books exclusively for teaching assistants, giving them all the tools they need to support learners in the classroom.

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I provide a range of free resources covering different areas of teaching and learning. These include The Starter Generator, Plenary producer and the AFL Toolkit. My premium resources focus mostly on stretch and challenge, as well as some on growth mindsets and a new set of books exclusively for teaching assistants, giving them all the tools they need to support learners in the classroom.
The Philosophiser
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The Philosophiser

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The Philosophiser has 168 philosophical questions covering all areas of the subject. Students select questions at random by clicking a button on the second slide. The Philosophiser promises hours of critical thinking around the biggest questions!
The Key Stage Three Geography Stretch and Challenge Grid
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The Key Stage Three Geography Stretch and Challenge Grid

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The KS3 Geography Stretch and Challenge Grid is one of the easiest ways to stretch and challenge the thinking of your students. The resource combines three separate grids. The first contains 25 subject-specific questions and tasks mapped to the curriculum. The second contains 25 challenging tasks applicable to any area of the curriculum. The third is blank, ready to edit. Simply print off one of the grids and give copies to your most-able students. You can then challenge them to complete tasks and questions during lessons or as part of their homework. Students can keep track by crossing off challenges as they complete them. The resource also comes with a set of badges students can collect and tick off as they finish each task or question. With the KS3 Geography Stretch and Challenge Grid you will be stretching and challenging the thinking of your students every time you teach, saving time along the way!
The Feedback Compendium
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The Feedback Compendium

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The Feedback Compendium is a brilliant resource which will make your life easier! It contains two hundred high quality, ready-to-use targets which are appropriate for all subjects and for Key Stages 2-5. They can be used in formative assessment, report-writing and as oral feedback. The targets are divided into ten categories for ease of use.
The Key Stage Three PSHE Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The Key Stage Three PSHE Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The KS3 PSHE Stretch and Challenge Workbook makes it as easy as possible for you to stretch and challenge the thinking of your most able students. The workbook is self-contained and ready to use. It is thirty pages long, containing a wide range of stimulating, high-level activities. These are based on critical, creative and conceptual thinking, as well as the top two levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy – synthesis and evaluation. Simply print off the workbook and give it to your most able students. They can then use it during lessons, when they have finished the main activity, or as the basis of challenging homework tasks. The KS3 PSHE Stretch and Challenge Workbook is a perfect complement to the Stretch and Challenge Grid and the Stretch and Challenge Generator. All three together allow you to differentiate incredibly effectively for your most able students, with little or no planning required.
The A Level Chemistry Stretch and Challenge Workbook
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The A Level Chemistry Stretch and Challenge Workbook

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The A Level Chemistry Stretch and Challenge Workbook makes it as easy as possible for you to stretch and challenge the thinking of your most able students. The workbook is self-contained and ready to use. It is thirty pages long, containing a wide range of stimulating, high-level activities. These are based on critical, creative and conceptual thinking, as well as the top two levels of Bloom’s Taxonomy – synthesis and evaluation. Simply print off the workbook and give it to your most able students. They can then use it during lessons, when they have finished the main activity, or as the basis of challenging homework tasks. The A Level Chemistry Stretch and Challenge Workbook is a perfect complement to the Stretch and Challenge Grid and the Stretch and Challenge Generator. All three together allow you to differentiate incredibly effectively for your most able students, with little or no planning required.
The Plenary Producer. Ideas. KS2, KS3 (11-14)  PPT
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The Plenary Producer. Ideas. KS2, KS3 (11-14) PPT

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130 plenaries all in one place! Easy to navigate, the plenaries can be used in almost any subject and contain ideas for developing them as well as examples of their use. It will aid lesson planning and offer you and the students lots of variety. Enjoy!
Movement Breaks
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Movement Breaks

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A guide to movement breaks. Inside you will find thirty different activities you can use to get your class moving and give them a break (plus a bit of fun). All activities are suitable across the curriculum and the Key Stages. All come with pictures and clear explanations with many also including extension activities.
Make Your Own AFL Box
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Make Your Own AFL Box

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Create your own AFL box, which you can keep in your room and use over-and-over again. This resource contains everything you need to make AFL a part of your everyday teaching. From plenaries to whole-class feedback, from cards to dice, this resource makes AFL quick and easy whatever subject and age-group you teach.
The A Level PE Stretch and Challenge Grid
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The A Level PE Stretch and Challenge Grid

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The A Level PE Stretch and Challenge Grid is one of the easiest ways to stretch and challenge the thinking of your students. The resource combines three separate grids. The first contains 25 subject-specific questions and tasks mapped to the curriculum. The second contains 25 challenging tasks applicable to any area of the curriculum. The third is blank, ready to edit. Simply print off one of the grids and give copies to your most-able students. You can then challenge them to complete tasks and questions during lessons or as part of their homework. Students can keep track by crossing off challenges as they complete them. The resource also comes with a set of badges students can collect and tick off as they finish each task or question. With the A Level PE Stretch and Challenge Grid you will be stretching and challenging the thinking of your students every time you teach, saving time along the way!
The Key Stage Three Design and Technology Question Generator
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The Key Stage Three Design and Technology Question Generator

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The Key Stage Three Design and Technology Question Generator presents 101 challenging questions mapped to the curriculum that students can select at random to discuss. You can use it as a starter activity, as a plenary, a revision tool or midway through a lesson to energise students and stretch their thinking. The toolkit is complete, self-contained and ready-to-use. Simply play from the fourth slide and invite students to pick a button at random. Each one reveals a different question which will get students thinking deeply about the subject. The Key Stage Three Design and Technology Question Generator will give your lessons a new dimension, motivating and engaging the students you teach!