Learn about India

The British Council has another great pack of materials to help build knowledge of India. British Council India pack We also have some exciting geography materials suitable for pupils at KS1 and KS2 which have been developed by colleagues in Gateshead. These can be accessed here  

Learn about another country .. Indonesia

Colleagues at British Council have produced a great pack of materials to help us learn about Indonesia; the fourth most populous country in the world and made up of over 17,000 islands, British Council pack about Indonesia

Let’s learn about another country ……

While children are away from school, why not let  them discover three very different countries; India, Japan and Brazil. The resources have been produced to meet requirements of the National Curriculum in Geography at Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2. There are easy  to follow teachers’ notes and downloadable photo packs to help bring…

Activities to use during school closures

  We plan to post some activities with an international theme which can be used by schools and by pupils during the time when schools are only open to children of key workers. It would help us to tailor the materials if you could let us know what might work best for you in your…

Primary Languages Conference

Developing Confident Learners is the title of this year’s primary languages conference. It will be held at Beamish Hall hotel on July 1st 2020. Supported by staff who have attended intensive language courses in Antibes and Salamanca, pupils will demonstrate their learning and their confidence in the target language. We will explore different strategies for…

The Spanish Apprentice

Schools are invited to field teams in this year’s Spanish Apprentice challenge. Hosted at Auckland Castle on June 10th, with support from undergraduate students at Durham University, teams are set the challenge of vying to be the winning teams of apprentices. Pupils in Years 9/10 are asked to develop a marketing message to attract younger…