Creative Teaching – The Gunpowder Plot
The Gunpowder Plot is a story full of intrigue Machievellian goings–on desperation and failure. Every year schools throughout the UK study this fascinating event and it is a natural topic for cross–curricular learning.
A New Look
This year sees the 400th Anniversary of the Gunpowder Plot. This is one of the most famous events in British history and epitomises a time full of political and religious conflict. The Gunpowder Plot.
Where is the debate?
and who is debating the issues that matter in education today? in the first of a new series looking at controversial issues Debbie Hepplewhite considers the reading debate.
On the trail of the plotters
Brian Asbury examines some of the many websites inspired by the Gunpowder Plot.
Access to high–quality books can help children develop a lifelong interest in reading and learning. Books should be seen as essential tools for life offering support for the development of emotion creativity self–awareness and much much more.
Product Round Up
Experience Stonehenge Fractions decimals and percentages Mysterious magic
Boosting children’s opportunities
Kate Nayler chartered educational psychologist and specialist literacy teacher explains how she developed the BoosterBooks programme to help children who struggle with literacy.
Challenging at home
Lorrae Jaderberg explains how she transformed homework for Year 5 pupils at Brookland Junior School.
Whacky ways to make science fun
To celebrate Einstein Year Andrea Postles of Bayer UK/Ireland considers what a fabulous time this is to look at the many ways that science can be made exciting in the classroom.