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Welcome to the Schofield & Sims blog, featuring news, information and advice about primary education in the UK.

Searching by month: June 2021

Survey reveals impact of pandemic on young childrenís handwriting

28 June 2021

Survey reveals impact of pandemic on young childrenís handwriting

We reveal the areas of handwriting that most concern teachers, and Michelle van Rooyen, an occupational therapist with a special interest in handwriting, shares her thoughts on the survey findings.

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Unlocking handwriting with the WriteWell programme

25 June 2021

Unlocking handwriting with the WriteWell programme

Help every child to achieve clear, confident and speedy joined handwriting with WriteWell, a complete course designed to guide children from their first steps in mark-making towards the development of secure, fluent and comfortable joined handwriting.

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What should a reading recovery curriculum look like?

18 June 2021

What should a reading recovery curriculum look like?

Complete Comprehension author Jane Sowerby shares her advice on building a broad and balanced curriculum and explains why reading should be at the heart of it.

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The 11+ journey starts with the Study and Practice Books

02 June 2021

The 11+ journey starts with the Study and Practice Books

Covering English, maths, verbal reasoning and non-verbal reasoning, our 11+ Study and Practice Books are the ultimate introduction to the 11+ and provide a reliable resource for children and parents to refer to throughout their preparation.

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