Listen to the latest podcast from NCETM and Nikki Bailey, Deputy Headteacher at Oldfield Primary School, to see how Teach Active and Active Learning has been used in maths across Key Stages 1 and 2, and the benefits this has had for children after a long period of home learning. Nikki Bailey is deputy head and Year 1 teacher at a primary school in Chester. She has long been an advocate of teaching maths through physical activity but has found this particularly beneficial in autumn 2020, with children returning to school unaccustomed to periods of formal, focused concentration. She describes activities and encourages other teachers to have a go.
Well Schools – The start of the future
That was the question we asked ourselves over two years ago when we were examining the reasons behind the decline of staff and pupil wellbeingand why the narrative promoting a whole school approach to health and wellbeing wasn’t landing in the education sector....Read more
The Importance of Physical Activity
We at Teach Active are delighted to work with BBC News to showcase the importance of physical activity for our children at this time. This is one of the fantastic schools Beaudesert Lower School in Bedfordshire - who not only use Teach Active in curriculum time - but have also extended this to home and remote learning....Read more