Snapshots, twitter and tiny people
Photography teacher Jane Hewitt inspires her students to look at the world from a different perspective, putting the power of creation and creativity in their hands!
Project Plan: Modern Slavery
Today as many as 27 million people endure some form of enslavement, many the same age as those taught in UK schools. The International Slavery Museum, part of National Museums Liverpool, introduces us to the very real problem of contemporary slavery in this issue’s cross-curriculum project plan.
Modern slavery websites
As this issue of our cross-curriculum pack makes clear, slavery, unfortunately is not just a historical issue, but is alive and well as a modern-day evil. These websites will raise awareness of how slavery still touches the lives of your children.
Portrait of myself
Embarking on a visual journey of self-discovery, deputy Head Roger Billing inspires with his experience of incorporating photography in the curriculum.
Death of a great idea
Twenty years on from its launch, smothered by the establishment, Mary Mason explains why the Wigan Language Project failed to shake the status quo of English language teaching.
The 100 word challenge
To provide a purpose for prose writing, Julia Skinner has developed the 100 Word Challenge to allow young creative writers to flourish in a safe online environment.
The art of communication revived by Ofsted!
Ann O’Hara praises the new Ofsted framework for widening pupils’ horizons on a dialogic learning journey.
How the young mind works
Dr Sue Lyle looks at the work of an inspirational teacher and a cognitive psychologist whose practice and theory in imaginative play provides the evidence to revolutionise the EYFS.
Letting curiosity take the lid off learning
To inspire life-long learners and skilled thinkers we need to appeal to students’ natural sense of curiosity. Here Vice Principal Shannon Shields shares her experience of Kieran Egan’s innovative learning programme.