Wow! What a great, creative bunch your children are. With over 650 entries for our Royal Navy & Royal Marines Children's Fund Art Competition this year, we were thrilled with not only the number of entries but the quality of them. Our judges made endless comments about the use of colour, movement and detail as well as the brilliantly creative ideas and use of different materials. So, after much discussion, here are our winners and runners up: Overall Winner and Winner in Category: Megan Smith Runner-Up Overall and Winner in Category: Sophia Birch Winners in Category: Charlotte Birch Sofia Curry...
Here is the latest review from Shelly at Ofamilylearning together. Oaka Digital Posted on April 11, 2018by ofamily A little while ago I wrote a post about one of the Oaka Topic Packs that the kids and I tried out and loved, well Oaka also have a digital library. The Digital Library is geared for KS3 ages (ie secondary school) but we have had a look and love it. The kids and I have already learnt about some of the Geography that is included in the Digital library so we spent a bit of time looking around the sections that they were familiar with. [ Just to...
Several years ago, Richard Bailey, Professor of Pedagogy at Roehampton University undertook a review of benefits of physical education and sport in schools (2006). His study included data from a Council of Europe report that suggested that sport enables children to meet and communicate, take on different roles, learn social skills, tolerance, respect, cohesion and cooperation. These are a whole range of essential emotions not available in the rest of their life experiences and are certainly not learned effectively in a classroom. That still holds true. Sport can have a huge impact on children in their early years. This can...
What matters in education, is what works - and Tech for Teachers is an awards scheme launched in 2017 by the publishers of Technology & Innovation and Teach Secondary magazines, aimed at identifying the very best classroom innovations in seven, curriculum-linked categories. Only resources with the potential to have real, measurable impact on teaching and learning - as well as boosting engagement and easing the pressure of workload for educators - are recognised. We are delighted that Oaka Digital, our online SEN resource library, has won a 4 Star Science Award! Following rigorous assessment of shortlisted entries by a panel...
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