July '22 Primary Curriculum News

Here's an abridged version of our June 2022 teachers' newsletter. You can click on each link below to learn more. Don't forget to sign up to the newsletter for yourself here!


⚽️ PE

  • Primary PE Passport has updated their PE subject leader toolkit and resources available for September. You can now also add in your own plans and assessment criteria. Get in touch to find out more.

  • Discovery Education is offering a downloadable family pack on the Active Kids Do Better website for parents, guardians and carers who may need support to help their children get active this summer. The pack provides suggestions for activities they can do together in the living room, garden or local park this summer. 

  • real PE are offering some free lesson plans to show how they can can support you to transform teacher confidence and deliver an outstanding PE curriculum that meets the needs of every child.

🧏‍♀️ Phonics

  • FFT Success for All Phonics have just added ‘First Steps to Phonics’ to their DfE Validated SSP. And FFT’s Reading Assessment programme will be aligned to other SSPs including RWInc and SoundsWrite.

❤️ RSE/PSHE

  • From Kapow Primary, RSE & PSHE specialist Sarah Huggins discusses how primary teachers can support children through end-of-year transitions, whether that be within the school or moving up to secondary school. Read more here.

  • Nottingham pupils had a starring role in the RSE Day national assembly which was broadcast live to hundreds of schools across the UK at the end of June. Organised by Nottingham City Council and Discovery Education, the assembly featured students sharing their thoughts on diversity and how we should all celebrate what makes us unique. You can learn more about Discovery’s RSE programme here.

🔬Science

  • Science Scheme providers Twig offer a Free Summer School for all British schools and students on Kahoot. Play and share here.

✏️ Writing

  • Are you moving to a new year group? The Literacy Company has a brand new set of courses aimed at teachers new to their year group. Whether you’re new to year 1 or year 6, there is a course to help you secure the skills in subject knowledge, reading, writing and assessment. Find your course here, and use code schemesupport20 for 20% off.