Primary School

Schoolchildren took to the streets today in a national day of action to raise awareness of road safety, as horrifying statistics surrounding traffic deaths and injuries were highlighted.

More than 63,000 children of primary age took part in Brake’s Kids Walk with Shaun the Sheep, as 45 children are killed or injured every day on roads across the UK.

Katie Hiatt is a Publisher at Pearson and has led the development of Power Maths Reception. Here, she explains the CPA method and how it's suited to children in early years.

With a mastery approach becoming increasingly popular in primary schools, many school leaders are starting to consider how to embed mastery in their reception classrooms, without compromising on giving children a rounded experience of early years. Here are some ways you can align a mastery approach with early years best practice:

Anti-Bullying Themed Teepee Wins Primary School Design Competition

Chaucer Junior School in Ilkeston, Derbyshire have won a ‘Design a Teepee’ competition run by British lifestyle brand FieldCandy. The competition was open to primary schools in Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire and challenged children to “get creative” and design their own teepee. The winning design was then turned into a Little Campers teepee - FieldCandy’s popular children's play tent.