Sonic Phonics

Sonic Phonics

On Tuesday 21st May ReallySchool attended the super Sonic Phonics event held at Dogsthorpe Infant School. We wanted to sponsor this event as we feel it’s really important for schools to have the opportunity to host great CPD sessions like this. The event Around 12...
Body Image

Body Image

As last week’s Mental Health Awareness Week focused on body image, I wanted to look into the Mental Health Foundation’s (2019) ‘Body Image Report’ to find out more about how this issue impacts on so many people in different stages of their lives, and why. While...
Teaching spellings

Teaching spellings

I have to say teaching Literacy in Year 2 sometimes made me feel like a broken record. Spellings, spellings, spellings. I was bored of talking about spelling and so were the children, but it was holding them back from being marked as ‘expected.’ That list of common...
SATs

SATs

With April shortly coming to a close, SATs are creeping ever nearer. Soon pupils in Year 2 and Year 6 will take national standardised tests to assess their reading, mathematics and writing. Year 2 SATs are less formal and are mainly used to support a teacher’s...
Pupil stress and anxiety

Pupil stress and anxiety

Did you know that April is ‘Stress Awareness Month?’ As we all know stress is a normal part of life, it’s one of many emotions we experience and small amounts can motivate us to achieve our goals. However, stress can feel unmanageable, particularly...