Top tips for the new term

Top tips for the new term

It’s official, for most of you the summer holidays have come to end and the new academic year is here. A new start for everyone, whether it’s your first, second or twentieth year of teaching. Your start of term focus needs to be your pupils. Helping them feel safe in...
Getting the most out of your staff training days

Getting the most out of your staff training days

Now we’re in August, some of you may be starting to plan your new academic year training days. These days are often focused on giving new staff key information, reminding current staff of the school vision and targets, and motivating everyone to work hard. Except, are...
Top tips for NQTs from educators

Top tips for NQTs from educators

You’re an NQT! Congratulations! Teacher training is not easy. It takes hard work, determination and a lot of coffee and chocolate biscuits.   Feeling overwhelmed? Now you’ve come to the end of your training, I’m sure lots of people have been keen to give...
20 things for teachers to do this summer

20 things for teachers to do this summer

Congratulations, you did it! Another year being of a superhero completed, and now it’s time for a well-deserved break. Time for you to recharge the batteries, relax and have fun! Now you’ve reached the holiday, how are you going to spend your six weeks off? If you...
Social media use in the primary school classroom

Social media use in the primary school classroom

Guest author: Henry Platten, founder of eCadets and GoBubble   As teachers begin to embrace the positive impact of social media use in the classroom, digital safety expert and thought-leader Henry Platten discusses how it’s possible to integrate social media into...