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Education On Fire Podcast

Listen to the latest podcast from Education On Fire with Mark Taylor which features Teach Active founder Jon Smedley talking about his experiences within education, as a senior leader, a Primary Advisor and PE consultant. He works with schools across the UK and internationally, promoting the rationale and benefits of an active school day and focusing on how this can be achieved through active lessons and active teaching and learning strategies.

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Christmas and New Year activities launched

It’s official, the countdown to Christmas and New Year has begun! Whether you’re super organised and have your tree up and Christmas activities ready to go, or you’re on a last minute dash, this blog will help you with some amazing activities that are designed to be a fun, engaging and great learning experience for your children....

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Teaching through the pandemic

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....

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