Celebrating spring in school is a great way to get children learning about the world around them and understanding the diverse traditions and cultures that make up the season. Springtime is the season of life as the changing of weather stimulates plant growth and blossoming flowers. What’s more, during the spring many animals give birth to their young. Animals wait until the spring as there is lots of food available with crops flourishing and the hours of daylight and gradually extended meaning that they have longer to search for their…read more
The traditional Nativity Play has evolved over the years and Primary School Children are learning about the origin of Christmas through innovative Nativity Play Scripts which retell the original Christmas story from different perspectives.
With December drawing ever closer, there’s a real buzz in the air as children start to look forward to their holidays. Christmas assemblies for primary schools are a great way to begin the day in the run-up to the festive period, helping them celebrate as part of a wider learning experience.
How to Be Your Pupils’ Favourite Teacher This Autumn Ah, the autumn term. Back to school, harvest festival, and – before you know it – the Christmas play. It’s probably fair to say that coming up with decent ideas for the autumn term can be a bit of a struggle. I have been wracking my brains for some time and thought I’d share the best autumn ideas for primary school that I have come up with to help others who might be in this situation.
Fun English Activities for Primary School Children Does your class consider reading to be the pastime of the dull and antiquated? Is the word ‘grammar’ enough to set pupils’ heads nodding – with boredom as opposed to enthusiasm? If your class needs a motivational boost in the English department, read this article for some helpful suggestions that will help you to make English lessons more fun.
How to Conduct a Primary School Leavers Assembly that is Fun, Moving and Memorable Choosing a suitable theme for your primary school leavers assembly can be tough. It should provide leavers with a bank of positive memories and enable them to progress to the next stage with confidence. It should facilitate what can be a rather emotional transition without being too heavy. This post summarises some of the best ideas for primary school leavers assemblies I have found, enabling you to conduct a leavers assembly that is happy yet moving;…read more
Using Musical Activities to Get Your Class in Gear Effective learning requires enthusiasm, motivation and focus. Unfortunately, there are bound to be times when your class just isn’t feeling it. Morning blues, post-lunch fatigue and pre-home time anticipation can all cause children to become disinterested and irritable. These musical warm ups for primary school children will help engage them mentally and physically, enabling them to concentrate better on the teaching material in hand.
School Songs For Kids School can be a fairly daunting place to those who have just started from nursery or preschool. Going from a small playful environment with high staff to child ratio; to a more rigid learning environment where there are fewer adults giving them individual attention and more structured lessons and days in place.
Choosing Primary School Songs For Assemblies School assemblies are a great time to bring your entire school together to take part in festivities, to learn a broader message and to participate in some fantastic primary school songs. School assemblies are a special occasion if they aren’t held regularly, as it is an opportunity for all the school to be in the same place at once, which doesn’t always happen.
How Action Songs Benefit Primary School Children Different people learn in different ways, and when it comes to primary school children, it is definitely worth experimenting to see how you can get them to pick up on ideas. Primary school is an important stage of a child’s development, and as such it is vital that parents and teachers make the most of all the resources available to them to help their children flourish.