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Supporting you with the return to school
mental health & emotional wellbeing
It is more important than ever to put mental wealth at the core of the curriculum this year. We have scoured some of the best children’s charities to put together a list of quick, simple ways schools can tackle mental health in the classroom.
Tech for the blended classroom
Encouraging social distancing
Some resources that might help
Intervention is an important part of helping every pupil maximise their potential, but it can be difficult to know exactly what actions to put in place that will make a significant contribution. We’ve put together 9 effective intervention strategy tips and techniques to implement in your classroom.
Everything for English
Focus on writing
Pie Corbett: the magic of storytelling in school
The inspirational and educational colossus writes exclusively for Hope Education on why story telling is such a vital part of our development as writers.
37 simple story starters for KS1 children
Here we’ve come up with 37 of our favourites which will help lead your class toward all sorts of weird and wonderful stories. Once they’ve got the hang of it, move onto our list of KS2 story starters for more complexity
Creative writing tips
Teaching creative writing can be one of the most rewarding parts of the entire English curriculum. To help you get the most out of the class, we have gathered together some
simple ideas for teaching creative writing that are sure to help your pupils smash their writing tasks.
Tips to improve vocabulary
Having a broad vocabulary is a useful tool that helps children express themselves and communicate more effectively. While some vocabulary is picked up through everyday
interactions, these tips will help you to add to that with more complex and technical vocabulary
Our top writing resources
Everything for Maths
14 ways to use Multilink® in your classroom
Got Multilink® in your classroom but looking for inspiration for how to use it? We’ve compiled a list of ideas for ways to use Multilink in the classroom to help you out
Using playing cards for intervention
Playing cards can be a brilliant tool to use in your Maths intervention strategy. If you want to have a few tricks up your sleeve, take a look at a wealth of activity ideas here
What is maths mastery?
Maths mastery originated in high-performing nations in Asia, but what is maths mastery? And how can it be used in the UK to improve maths skills?
Free Maths Mastery worksheet
Mastering negative numbers can be tricky for pupils to understand. With three tiers of difficulty, this handy worksheet can help pupils of all skill level to master their use of negative numbers.
Our top Maths resources
Everything for ICT
3 ways to teach kids to code in maths lessons
4 unexpected benefits of coding robots in the classroom
LEGO® Education inspiration and support
Our top ICT resources