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15 mins Writing Skills - Fire
Part of the series Primary Lesson Starters Creative primary literacy ideas with six videos about fire

Series

Bridging the Gap
Bridging the Gap follows primary and secondary schools across the country, observing how different approaches have succeeded in raising attainment levels in areas where poverty, ethnicity and lack of parental engagement have proved problematic in the past
(5 programmes)

Primary cross-curriculum videos

15 mins Cross-Curriculum Teaching
Part of the series The Primary A-Z of...
Eight teachers offer their advice on cross-curriculum teaching, drawing on their own experience to cover the key issues.
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15 mins The International Primary Curriculum
Part of the series Innovation
Headteacher Margaret Goodwin has introduced the International Primary Curriculum to her pupils and parents at Warren Farm Primary in Kingstanding, after discovering many of them hadn't even been to the city centre.
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15 mins Scrapping The Timetable at Hook
Part of the series Innovation
Hook Primary in Yorkshire, has discarded timetables and bells in favour of a more self-directed and creative approach to the working day, and the results couldn't be better.
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15 mins Interlinked Learning at Frogwell Primary School
Part of the series Innovation
See how interlinked learning can be brought to life, from travelling in space to diving into the deep sea, at Frogwell Primary School in Wiltshire.
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15 mins Organic Farm
Part of the series Worth the Trip
A Year 5/6 class from Fordcombe CE Primary School visits an organic farm and study centre for a day, learning about food and farming.
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15 mins Dancing Across the Curriculum
Part of the series Action! Teacher Video
At Broadway Junior School in Gateshead, teacher Chris Horn and his colleagues have been using dance to engage learners of all abilities across the curriculum.
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15 mins Rumble in the Jungle
Part of the series Action! Teacher Video
At Oakhill Primary School in Stoke-on-Trent, teacher Linda Alliband uses a rainforest theme to help her Year 4 pupils develop their MFL vocabulary.
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15 mins Primary Literacy and Art
Part of the series Action! Teacher Video
In this programme a panel discuss the issues raised in Literacy Through Art, a video made by Chris Mooney, a teacher at Ellenbrook Primary School, Manchester.
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15 mins Socks Off - Dance at the Gallions
Teachers at Gallions Primary School in Newham show how they have incorporated dance as part of cross-curriculum teaching, promoting a creative approach to the curriculum, and winning a Gold Artsmark.
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15 mins KS1/2 History - Florence Nightingale through Drama
Year 2 teacher Clare Fairclough initially introduced drama into her classroom to try to raise writing standards amongst the boys, but discovered it to be an essential teaching tool.
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