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Catherine joins our team

I am sure one of the photos here will be familiar to some of you – this is Akello Catherine, a good Acholi friend of ours who recently had baby Daniel (named after Dan). 328 more words


Primary schools seem like another world in comparison to the manic, bustling corridors of an 11 to 18 Academy. I have been fortunate enough over the past few years to visit and work with a number of Primary schools and there are many lessons we can learn as Secondary teachers, especially concerning helping our students with lower levels of literacy. 521 more words


Is Why Johnny Can’t Read still used to teach reading?

Why Johnny Can’t Read is a book by Rudolph Flesch, Ph. D., a readability expert in the US from the 1950s until his death in the 1980’s. 443 more words

Methods Of Teaching Reading

Is it ok to go straight from the school run to the pub?

We’ve had a sobering email from BB’s preschool. After Easter they’re going to start introducing phonics and teaching the children how to write letters in preparation for starting school in September. 264 more words

Family Life

Teaching and Learning in the Early Years‏

You have told us that you would like more communication about teaching and learning in the Early Years and ways you could support your child’s reading at home. 38 more words

Information For Parents