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Thought-Provoking Harvest Festival Ideas For Schools

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The Harvest Festival is a fantastic time of year. Both children and teachers have an opportunity to show their gratitude towards another great year, and the festival offers up an abundance of opportunity for moral and spiritual teaching. We have gathered our thoughts, bringing you some of the best harvest festival ideas for schools. They will help you to remind children to give thanks for the food they receive, provide a greater awareness of where it comes from and encourage them to reflect on those who are less fortunate.

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Top 5 Best Ever Christian Easter Songs for Kids

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Reflect on Jesus’s eternal love with these timeless Easter songs from across the ages In need of an Easter song for a school assembly? Looking for something that your Sunday school group can sing at your Easter service? This handpicked mix of traditional and contemporary Christian Easter songs will encourage kids to reflect on the true meaning behind Easter.

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5 Stimulating and Fun Ways to Teach the Easter Story

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As Easter approaches, there’s usually one thing on children’s minds: chocolate. And with cute bunnies and chicks dominating homes, shops and TV channels, it can be easy for them to forget or overlook the true meaning behind Easter. Here you’ll find some fun ways to teach the Easter story that will keep children on their toes whilst reinforcing the significance of this important time of year.

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Nativity Plays For Small Groups: Ideas and Suggestions

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As a teacher at a small school, you might be struggling to find a Christmas play that doesn’t require a host of angels, shepherds, stable animals and the rest. However, they do exist, and many scripts are flexible enough that they can be chopped and changed to suit smaller classes. Here are some suggestions to help you adapt the cast list to suit the size of your production along with some recommended nativity plays for small groups.

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Best Educational Songs for Children: Key Stages 0 – 2

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Music is an excellent tool for introducing and reinforcing subject matter. Used well, it can aid awareness, engagement and retention in class whilst enhancing creativity and promoting a sense of connectivity. Out of the Ark has a fantastic selection of tried and trusted curriculum-based educational songs for children in nursery and primary school, ideal for bringing core topics to life.

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Leavers Day Ideas for Primary School Teachers

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Make the Last Day of School a Special and Memorable Occasion for All As the end of the school year approaches, primary school teachers everywhere are dutifully toiling away in preparation for the last few days of term. If you want to do something extra special for your year 6 class this time around, these leavers days ideas will arm you with a wealth of top tips and inspiration.

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Top 10 Nativity Play Tips for Primary Schools

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For many children, the annual nativity play is the most exciting event on the school calendar. For most teachers, it’s one of the most daunting. Organising a large troupe of children is no mean feat, and if you want to minimise that last minute panic, all rehearsals must be planned and executed meticulously. These nativity play tips cover everything from scheduling rehearsals to making sure that everything goes to plan on the day, for as stress free a process as possible.

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