Primary Times News - December 2014

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BEN STILLER AND JAMIE FOXX INTERVIEWED BY DERBYSHIRE PUPILS FOR INTO FILM

23rd December 2014
Two pupils from Derbyshire have been back in the interviewing hotseat grilling some of the biggest stars in film this week, when they interviewed Hollywood stars Ben Stiller and Jamie Foxx about their... [read more]
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Read for My School Challenge

8th December 2014
CLASSIC CHILDREN’S BOOKS, WRITTEN IN THE 1800s, CHOSEN BY SCHOOLCHILDREN IN NATIONAL READING COMPETITION Classic children’s books written more than 100 years ago can still spark the imagination... [read more]
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Potential Plus UK backs calls for more support for gifted children

8th December 2014
Potential Plus UK (formerly The National Association for Gifted Children) strongly backed calls earlier this month by The Sutton Trust for more support for gifted pupils, including those from disadvantaged... [read more]
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NEW GUIDE LAUNCHED TO HELP YOUNG PEOPLE WITH DYSPRAXIA NAVIGATE THEIR WAY THROUGH SECONDARY SCHOOL

8th December 2014
Despite many of us proclaiming school days were the “best years of our lives” – the experience can be far from positive for the many teenagers who have been diagnosed with dyspraxia. In... [read more]
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Technology engages boys and poorer children to read for longer

1st December 2014
The National Literacy Trust and Pearson release second annual survey data on the role of technology in supporting young children’s communication and language skills Touch-screen technology could... [read more]
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