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Back to school tips for Year 6

Read on for some tips to help ease the transition for children starting Year 6 this September. ย  Settling back into school after the six week holidays is never an easy adjustment, let alone after potentially having had six months out of the school environment . The Year 6's this year have experienced a particularly unusual time, having missed out on a large chunk of school time and to return at the top of the school and back to a very important year. Anxious, excited, under pressure, uncertain and thatโ€™s just us parents, right? Here are my top tips to…

How to catch up on missed maths during Year 5

Families of Year 5 children deserve a medal If you were a parent of a Year Five child during school closures, I take my hat off to both you and your child. So many children across the country missed out on as much as 6 months of school during lockdown. Whatever your circumstance was at home and however much effort you put in to balancing family and work responsibilities with the needs of home schooling your children, it is inevitable that your child has probably missed out on some maths that they need to know before they transitioned to Year…

Are you a Year 6 teacher?

The struggle is real As a Year 6 teacher, the pressure is intense. Nobody really understands it unless they've experienced it! The responsibility and accountability of getting 30 pupils with varied abilities and learning styles to reach their progress targets and age related expectations while ensuring breadth of curriculum, mental wellbeing and a love of school is huge. Now with the added complication of Year 5 children who have been out of school for so long during the Covid 19 pandemic, you have really got your work cut out! Too many resources to choose from? The internet has opened up…