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3 mins 3, 2, 1 Go! Britain's Olympic Games
Part of the series Learning From the News The Olympic velodrome is used as inspiration for KS2 poetry

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Lesson Planning Pack - Literacy
Fun takes on the Cinderella story and becoming character detectives can all help primary pupils become engaged with literacy and writing. Find video starters and lesson ideas to get pupils thinking in this lesson planning pack
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Primary writing videos

15 mins KS2 English for Pupils - Three Kinds of Writing
Three forms of writing are visually illustrated in this programme. Each section is designed for use as a stand-alone resource for the classroom.
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50 mins Literacy
Part of the series Uncut Classrooms
An uncut literacy lesson with Year 6 teacher Vicki Blackmore reveals her hopes for the lesson and a reflection on how the lesson went afterwards.
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45 mins Melcombe Primary School, Year 2, English
Part of the series Uncut Classrooms
In their weekly phonics lessons, Year 2 pupils at Melcombe Primary School learn two new sounds with the aid of puppets, which they can then apply to their reading and writing.
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15 mins Primary English
Part of the series Resource Review (Primary)
In this Resource Review our experts recommend top resources for teaching primary English to save you valuable time.
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15 mins Lesson Study: Improving Writing
Part of the series Primary Framework
What makes the CPD technique, contained within the renewed primary framework, so effective and what are the challenges with its implementation?
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15 mins Guided Writing
Part of the series Primary Framework
St Peter's Primary School in Telford has an excellent reputation for creative teaching and learning, and in the first of a three part series, educational writer John Richmond visits the school to see how it has embraced guided writing.
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15 mins France - Teaching Handwriting
Part of the series How Do They Do It In...?
In France, the teaching of handwriting is backed by an educational philosophy that encompasses all creative subjects.
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15 mins KS2 Teachers
Part of the series Literacy: The Whole Story
During the last seven years Leighton Primary School has been making some remarkable improvements in literacy by injecting innovative and exciting ideas into lessons.
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15 mins KS1 Support Staff
Part of the series Literacy: The Whole Story
A focus on teaching assistants who are managing intervention programmes to develop listening and speaking, and reading and writing skills.
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15 mins KS1 Leaders
Part of the series Literacy: The Whole Story
An observation of literacy teaching at Malorees Infants School, where 61 per cent of the children learn English as an additional language.
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