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9 game-changing teacher tips I learnt from Primary Rocks Live 2017

Sophie Waterman-Smith's take on PrimaryRocks 17, including top tips from famous pedagogs such as Paul Dix and Allana Gay

By Sophie Waterman-Smith

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What the best schools do to make effective use of their teaching assistants

John Dabell discusses managing TAs (or 'the unsung heroes') for vibrant, coordinated partnerships that help Primary pupils make progress most effectively

By John Dabell

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How to teach place value for KS2 interventions - Maths Bootcamp [4]

Step by step guidance to help you run KS2 interventions for Year 5 or Year 6 fixing common Place Value misconceptions such as carrying and exchanging, estimation, and faulty mental Maths.

By Pete Richardson

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The myth of expected progress: Life after levels in my primary school

How one school uses assessment principles supported by Ofsted to focus on actual progress, not levels or expected progress, to improve attainment at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2.

By PrimaryY6Teach

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How to teach fractions for KS2 interventions - Maths Bootcamp [3]

Key Stage 2 Fractions Bootcamp provides intervention recommendations to help you tackle problems related to fractions in upper KS2 such as understanding the numerator and denominator.

By Pete Richardson

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5 ways to use topical and contextual problem solving

Pupils often feel disengaged by Maths, especially at KS2. So how do we approach the problem of pupil engagement? Topical Maths.

By Sophie Bessemer

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Maths mastery at Third Space Learning

Primary teacher and member of Third Space's design team, Candida Crawford, travels to La Salle Education's targeted CPD event, discovering new ways to support the mastery approach that many of our 1-to-1 Maths pupils follow in schools.

By Candida Crawford

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Why your KS2 SATs interventions should not start in Y6

When a primary school receives good KS2 SATs results in Maths, the whole school celebrates. However, it is not uncommon for Year 6 teachers to feel a pressure that teachers in other year groups don't.

By That Boy Can Teach

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How was week 1? School feedback on Third Space Learning

At Third Space Learning, we’ve been busy, beginning 2017 with over 500 schools, our largest amount to date meaning more than 6000 pupils have started their weekly 1-to-1 Maths lessons.

By Sam Southwell

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35 ways to make best use of your primary school pupil premium funding

For some primary schools pupil premium funding is a large proportion of their budget, but how can you ensure you are making the most effective use for your disadvantaged pupils.

By Sam Southwell

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3 KS2 SATs Practice Papers

Get ready for 2017 Maths SATs: 1 Arithmetic & 2 Reasoning tests & mark schemes in the set