1 0 Archive | December, 2012
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Boys CAN love writing!

It was well documented by BBC1 last year that boys in my class were writing 70,000 words in one year on their blog. Not only this, but a shift from 9% Level 5 to 60% Level 5 in 12 months with ALL pupils making 2 years progress in 12 months for the last three consecutive […]

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December 6, 2012
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E.R.I.C.Time on Steroids

E.R.I.C. Time (Everyone Reading In Class) I first heard about E.R.I.C. Time from Michael Shepherd (Headteacher at Hawes Side Primary in Blackpool) a couple of years ago. This strategy is used by many schools to promote the love of reading across different age ranges. E.R.I.C. time on steroids sees parents come in at the same […]

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