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Attendance Assembly Whole School

Attendance Assembly Whole School

Assembly focused around importance of attending school. Makes links between attendance and attainment/success. Runs through what 95% attendance really means. Also makes link with what attendance can do for your future! Used in KS2, but could easily be used in secondary schools too!
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Persuasive Letter Writing - Victorian Workhouses - KS2

Persuasive Letter Writing - Victorian Workhouses - KS2

This lesson pack includes all the resources (PowerPoint slides, lesson plan, video links, worksheets and activities) needed to deliver the lesson. The lesson explores the features of persuasive writing in the context of Victorian Workhouses. Children magpie features of persuasive writing and then start to plan their own, leading up to writing a letter to the Prime Minister at the time in order to abolish the workhouses. Taught during a lesson observation and got great feedback - children very engaged in this cross-curricular approach to literacy.
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Resilience Assembly - Persistence - Learning Power - Growth Mindset

Resilience Assembly - Persistence - Learning Power - Growth Mindset

This assembly explores what it means to be 'resilient'. Tackling the importance of perseverance and not giving up. It uses a positive role model (Andy Murray) and reflects on how he had a dream and had to adapt a range of strategies to ensure he was resilient and able to achieve his dream. Two video references (Will Smith and 'How to get out of the dip')
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NPQSL Final Combined Assignment - New Framework - Completed 2016 - Proforma

NPQSL Final Combined Assignment - New Framework - Completed 2016 - Proforma

This is an uploaded version of my very hard work and dedication to the NPQSL course. One thing I found difficult when doing the project, was not being able to see the finished format and what was expected. After lots of advice, meetings and networking I finished the NPQSL assignment and passed with flying colours. I’m uploaded this to share, as I really wished that I had an example of the combined assignment to look at as it would have prevented a lot of stress. But passing with flying colours was very rewarding and now I am willing to share mine with you, to make it that little less stressful! The assignment was uploaded in March 2016 and received my feedback in August 2016. I have also uploaded the feedback from the first page, to show that all 9 competencies were passed to the required standard. The written feedback was incredibly positive and included many strengths. I have included the action plan, proforma and appendicies – however, I have blanked out certain names and school details. This assignment took me many days and many hours to complete, so I hope you find this useful and that it reduces your workload/gives you a clearer direction. Please leave feedback :) 'The documentary evidence submitted demonstrates that you have many key strengths. You are able to keep learning and pedagogy at the core of the whole school curriculum and central to your leadership practice. You have developed skills and practice in your school to ensure consistently high quality teaching and learning is achieved across the curriculum. You encourage and promote colleagues to show leadership and take risks, exploring and adopting innovative practice. You take on and lead challenging initiatives within your school to improve teaching practice and learning. You ensure that all learners are engaged in collaborative learning. You are aware of your own strengths and development areas. You seek feedback to improve your performance and delegate tasks according to your colleagues’ abilities and skills. You demonstrate your ability to gather information to inform your long term planning and your knowledge and understanding of education beyond the context in which you operate. You collect and organise information from different sources to help solve issues. You also show your ability to analyse complex data and look beyond the obvious to prioritise issues in order to overcome challenging problems and achieve your aims. You create complex plans and analyses to overcome challenging problems. You use a range of analytical methods to identify and weigh up the merits of different solutions. You anticipate possible obstacles and think ahead regarding the implications of particular issues...'
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Successful NPQH application - 2017 proforma/framework

Successful NPQH application - 2017 proforma/framework

This is a successful NPQH assessment, which was deemed above expectations in four core areas and at expectations in one area. I know when I was applying, seeing a successful application would have been helpful. Hopefully this will be of help for you too, if you are thinking of applying for the NPQH. I'm sure it will save you a lot of time!
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Managing Anger - Dealing With Conflict - Assembly - PSHE

Managing Anger - Dealing With Conflict - Assembly - PSHE

PowerPoint slides for Managing Anger and Dealing With Conflict topic - explores what is anger and how we express it/discusses how we can overcome anger. When using the slides, I asked pupils what made them angry and blew in to a balloon - I kept listening to the children's responses and added more air each time until it popped - a very visual and powerful way of getting the children to understand!
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Harvest Assembly and Poem

Harvest Assembly and Poem

This is a Harvest assembly which can be used to explore what Harvest is, why we celebrate it and how it is celebrated. It also includes an acrostic poem where children can get involved. There is a link to a Harvest song which can be used for a class/school to sing along.
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New Beginnings Assembly - Choices and Setting Goals.

New Beginnings Assembly - Choices and Setting Goals.

An assembly which is used at the beginning of the year to talk about new beginnings and the journeys we can take. It uses metaphors to encourage children to reflect on decisions they take and explore the idea that no journey is straigtforward. Script included at the bottom of the slides - great feedback and fun to deliver.
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Reading, writing, maths moderation - Assessment descriptors for Year 6 and Year 2

Reading, writing, maths moderation - Assessment descriptors for Year 6 and Year 2

These sheets are great for moderation in reading, writing and maths. They have the key objectives and descriptors for children working below, working at or working at greater depth. Pack includes End of KS1 assessments in reading, writing and maths; End of KS2 assessments in writing. Writing moderation grids also come with the core spelling lists.
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Persistence Assembly Whole School

Persistence Assembly Whole School

Assembly on perseverance and overcoming difficulties. Links in to common school values, and explores famous role models who have demonstrated perseverance.
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KS3/KS4 Geography Scheme of Work - Tourism - Presentation, worksheets, outstanding!

KS3/KS4 Geography Scheme of Work - Tourism - Presentation, worksheets, outstanding!

Resource which will save you hours - can be used in KS3 and KS4 - 'outstanding' resources - including presentations, worksheets, card match, closed text, revision, medium term plans. Builds on previous knowledge of places – pupils will link their holidays to those studied in the unit of work. Pupils often have a good understanding of what Ibiza is like (in terms of clubbing) as a result of TV programmes. Pupils may have some knowledge of Gambia. Using case studies prepares pupils for this during later in KS3 and at GCSE. 1. Where is paradise? 2. Why is tourism growing? 3. Why are tourists attracted to Ibiza? 4. How has tourism affected Ibiza? 5. How does tourism affect people in different ways? 6. What do local people think about tourism in Ibiza? 7. Why do tourists visit Gambia? 8. Should Gambia have more tourism? 9. Is paradise lost in Ibiza and Gambia?
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Year 1 - Year 6 - English Writing Grammar Objectives  +Targets. Outcomes on New National Curriculum.

Year 1 - Year 6 - English Writing Grammar Objectives +Targets. Outcomes on New National Curriculum.

Our school were finding writing objectives a little tricky because some of them were group as a upper or lower key stage objective. I have created these are writing objectives which have been broken down in to each year group, using the new National Curriculum. Each year group have specific handwriting; transcription, composition; grammar and punctuation objectives. We stick these in the front of children's books and can be used for assessment purposes by children or teachers (two columns to assess). They are also used when doing writing moderation to help us decide which year group the piece of writing best fits - very useful! I have uploaded them as a Word Document, so you can edit or personalise to your school!
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Inspirational Assembly - The Value of Failure - KS2 - KS4 - PSHE

Inspirational Assembly - The Value of Failure - KS2 - KS4 - PSHE

Inspirational assembly used to help children recognise the value of failure. We look at what failure is, famous examples of failure and how failure can make us better. I have typed the script and what I say under the slides. I have used this in KS2 - KS4 (we have an all-through academy)
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Attendance and Punctuality Posters - A3 size

Attendance and Punctuality Posters - A3 size

Attendance and Punctuality posters which are A3 size and helps parents see the impact a missed day has on their childs learning and how all the missed days soon add up. Also, there is a punctuality one which does the same job, but shows the impact 5 - 10 minutes here and there can have! We have them printed on foamboard and displayed outside our school gates. Editable and easily adapted with your own school logo.
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Staff Training Inclusion in Action Quality First Teaching

Staff Training Inclusion in Action Quality First Teaching

All the resources used for a Staff Training session around Quality First Teaching and Inclusion in Action. Along with PowerPoint slides, a range of strategy 'cheat sheets' on tips to be more inclusive for a range of learning difficulties. Received great feedback from staff!
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KS3/KS4 Geography Scheme of Work - Coastal Erosion. Lesson plans,  Slides, Resources. Outstanding!

KS3/KS4 Geography Scheme of Work - Coastal Erosion. Lesson plans, Slides, Resources. Outstanding!

This scheme of work is ideally pitched to KS3/KS4 and covers coastal erosion. The resource includes 12 PowerPoint lessons, mid-term plans, pupil resources and much more! Save yourself hours of work with these 'outstanding' resources, which uses case studies to help children understand key objectives. Key areas/lesson focuses are: Principal tasks/stages of the enquiry: 1. What is it like at the coast? 2. What different coastal environments are there? 3. How do humans use the coast? 4. What are the three key processes at the coast? 5. Where are the world’s most powerful waves? 6. How do waves erode the land? 7. Why is Old Harry so lonely? 8. How was Old Harry created? 9. How do spits form? 10. What have we learned so far? 11. What is happening to Farmer Mars’s farm? 12. Can we stop the coast from eroding? 13. Can we protect the Holderness coast? 14. Is the UK disappearing?
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