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Start right, write well: laying sufficient foundations for handwriting

17 April 2019

Start right, write well: laying sufficient foundations for handwriting

Occupational therapist and handwriting specialist Michelle van Rooyen explains the importance of laying secure foundations for each child’s writing.

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Grammar beyond English: six ways to reinforce grammar and punctuation across the curriculum

08 March 2017

Grammar beyond English: six ways to reinforce grammar and punctuation across the curriculum

Schofield & Sims author Carol Matchett provides six strategies for extending teaching of grammar and punctuation skills across the curriculum.

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Discover a hidden world where caterpillars are hairy cats and bouquets are made of wood

23 May 2016

Discover a hidden world where caterpillars are hairy cats and bouquets are made of wood

Schofield & Sims author Michael Janes offers some useful tips on how you can use word origins to help build vocabulary and spelling skills, while also giving children a valuable insight into the different influences that have shaped the English language.

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The benefits of handwriting

30 April 2015

The benefits of handwriting

Guest blogger Alex Charalambous highlights the importance of handwriting skills, even in today's technology dominated world.

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How to choose the right tutor

01 September 2014

How to choose the right tutor

Schofield & Sims author and independent tutor Sian Goodspeed highlights some of the key considerations to think about when searching for a private tutor for your child.

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Becoming spelling conscious

29 May 2014

Becoming spelling conscious

Schofield & Sims author Carol Matchett looks at some of the different ways to help raise spelling awareness in your school.

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Poetry is for life, not just for school

02 April 2014

Poetry is for life, not just for school

Schofield & Sims author Celia Warren explains why children should learn poetry by heart.

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