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Times Table Speed Test – Free for Your School

What is the the Times Table Speed Test? Our times table speed test mimics the Department for Education’s new Year 4 Multiplication Table Check (MTC).  The MTC is an online check (there

Subitizing Resources

Subitizing Resources by Ian Addison

This is a copy of a blog about Subitizing by and with the kind permission of Ian Addison. More of the Ian’s blogs can be read here: http://ianaddison.net/subitizing-resources/   You may

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Emile news

Emile Review by Mr Hunt – Teaching from the Front Line –

The excellent Mr Hunt from Tottington primary School trialled Emile with his class and made this video unprompted! https://emile-education.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/11/Tottington-primary-school-spelling-app.mp4 About Mr Hunt  Mr Hunt is a primary school teacher at

Bett Finalist 2020

BETT Awards Finalist

The Bett Awards are a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education.  The awards form an integral part of Bett each year, the world’s leading showcase

Reduce Teacher Workload
Tips and Tricks

Reduce Teacher Workload by Getting Rid of Homework?

“Reduce teacher workload by taking a different approach to homework.”  Charlie Liu argues here that homework can be more effective and dramatically reduce teacher workload if a few changes in

Top 10 Teacher blogs
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Top 10 Teacher Blogs

We were delighted to find out that our Emile Blog has been listed as one of the Top 10 Teacher blogs to follow! We work hard to Blog regularly and

Year 1 Maths Vocab Word Cloud
Maths Vocab

Maths Vocab for Year 1

We’ve pulled out the below vocabulary from the maths national curriculum. We hope you find it useful! We’ll be doing this for other years in the coming weeks.    Download


Where You Can Meet Emile in September & October!

Following a surge in demand, Emile is traveling the country demonstrating the best online resource for primary schools and secondary schools. Below are just a few of the events we


Assessment Frameworks & Levels

National Curriculum Levels were brought for primary schools in 2014. In Years 2 and 6, children take SATs exams and given a “level” in Reading, Writing and Maths. It takes

Letters for Parents

Multiplication Tables Check (MTC) Letter for Parents

Multiplication Tables Check (MTC) Letter for Parents Below is a suggested letter that can be sent out to parents describing and reassuring them about the Year 4 Multiplication Tables Check.

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MTC Guide

MTC Guide Overview With the Multiplication Tables Check (MTC) coming in next June, we’ve put together a little MTC guide due to the complexity in setting the check up and

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Tips and Tricks

Tips on Classroom Displays

What Makes a Good Classroom Display? With students and teachers spending approximately 35 hours a week in the classroom, it makes sense to make it a comfortable and encouraging place

Teaching Symmetry
Tips and Tricks

Symmetry – Activities for your Class

Understanding symmetry can sometimes be a challenge – especially for those children who are not “visual learners”-. To help, I am going to share 7 activities that you I have

Tips and Tricks

Using Lego to Teach About Fractions

There are many ways that we can use Lego. As a “must-have” resource for schools nowadays, Lego is no longer just some pieces of toys; they can be used in

Teacher imposter syndrome
Tips and Tricks

Impostor Syndrome as a Teacher

I believe Impostor Syndrome is becoming more and more prevalent in teachers today. It could be the lack of resources and support, strain in the system due to austerity or

Chinese students maths mastery

Maths Mastery in China by Someone from China

As a result of the PISA tables, China & Singapore are regarded as leading countries for teaching mathematics. The “Maths Mastery” approach introduced to UK schools over the last decade

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