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  • Poetry and Film

    Published 07/01/15
    Year 9 students from 2013-2014 made these films after studying WW1 poetry as part of the English course. We looked at conveying meaning through symbols, image and sound in poetry.
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  • Google Classroom

    Published 30/11/14
    Google Classroom is gaining traction in schools and it’s only a work in progress!
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  • Rapping through Religious Studies

    Published 25/11/14
    Students had been thinking about “Big Questions” philosophically and the consideration of the creation of the universe led on from this.
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  • Learning about communication

    Published 02/08/14
    A final fanfare for the wonderful year 9S geography group of 2013-2014 has produced some great results.
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  • First steps with French

    Published 03/07/14
    In their French learning, Years 1 and 2 have been learning about food and drink in order to make cross curricular links with their termly topic Food Glorious Food.
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  • Augmented reality displays come to life in Pre-Prep

    Published 04/06/14
    Walk into the Stephen Perse Foundation Preprep and you will be met with large colourful displays of the children's work, photographs of learning experiences and working displays the children use daily to inform their learning.
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  • Bringing Foreign Languages alive for Juniors

    Published 04/06/14
    Juniors have been learning about means of transports, countries and cities in French. With the help of the iPad you will be able to hear their progress!
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  • How do we evaluate? – with Explain Everything!

    Published 04/06/14
    Completing an evaluation of some kind at the end of a Design Technology project is good practice but is it really possible to do justice to a moving model on a side of A4? Explain Everything has provided us with a platform to share success, show process and comment on future improvement.
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  • Watch out BBC – here we come!

    Published 03/06/14
    Making a documentary is normally a task too time consuming and difficult for 7-11 year olds but Year 5 pupils have been using a combination of iMovie and Tellagami in their Geography lessons to explain the process of making water, from a reservoir, clean enough to drink.
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  • The Stephen Perse Foundation Curriculum

    Published 03/06/14
    Dr Helen Stringer explains our approach to the curriculum at the Stephen Perse Foundation. Our approach is based on a holistic view, not one controlled by specific assessment targets.
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  • MFL and digital technology – Revolution or just faster evolution?

    Published 23/05/14
    Modern Languages departments have always been happening places. We have our finger on the pulse of our students’ lives and the international context in which we all exist.
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  • Some humble Raspberry Pi

    Published 03/05/14
    The Raspberry pi is a micro-computer that has recently caught the imagination of educationalists. Two and a Half million have just recently been sold currently at a rate of 150 thousand a month.
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  • End of term roundup Spring 2014

    Published 04/04/14
    our present to the students at the end of a busy term
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  • Learning and engagement with iPads – the finished project

    Published 11/03/14
    Giving an open-ended task is always an interesting issue for teachers. There is a risk involved. Will the students run with the task? Will they stay on track? Will they handle the technology or be distracted by it?
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  • Mental Maths Workshop

    Published 02/03/14
    Mental maths and learning a bank of key mathematical facts is a vital part of any child's mathematical development. Facts, such as bonds to ten or one hundred or multiplication facts, underpin all the mathematical calculations and understanding that a child needs to make progress in mathematics.
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  • Entrepreneurial skills start early

    Published 21/02/14
    Finding opportunities to develop entrepreneurial skills in a normal school curriculum is always difficult, especially in the primary setting, but our commitment to integrated learning opportunities allows us to make time for special projects to do just this.
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  • Lines on the loss of the Titanic

    Published 09/02/14
    The Convergence of the Twain. Lines on the loss of the Titanic by Thomas Hardy and illustrated by students.
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  • Orpheus and Eurydice – digital art project

    Published 29/01/14
    Creating a film or animation of a myth or legend. The group reached a consensus to make a version of the Greek myth Orpheus and Eurydice, but they wanted to give it a modern twist.
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