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Secondary Education

Why Should I Use Homework Diary Pages?

Homework Diaries for Primary Schools Homework diaries at primary level can be a great way to engage parents in their child’s education. Include tips on how they can best support their child with homework tasks and help them to manage []

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Help & Guides

How To Use Revision Flashcards

There’s a few simple techniques you can use with your revision flashcards to trick your brain into retaining information. Images Draw a picture on the blank side of each card. The human brain is excellent at recalling pictures, but can []

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Help & Guides

What is a Customised Teacher Planner?

A customised teacher planner is the perfect tool to help teachers manage their time and workload, with pages that have been specifically designed with the busy teacher in mind. Some of the pages that we have developed in our library []

how do i make a school planner
Help & Guides

How To Make A School Planner

Getting your ideas together If you are ordering planners for the first time, or want to understand how to make the planner even more valuable to your school community, please take 15 minutes to read this guide. Identify the broad []

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News and Views

A Year 10 Student’s Point of View on SPC

Introduction My School Planner Company experience this week has been very different to what I generally get involved in, as I have never been in a workplace before and am usually based in a school. It’s been a new experience []

Learn how to organise your classroom for the new year
News and Views

Organising Yourself and Your School for the New Year

It’s a brand new year, and it’s time to start thinking about new year’s resolutions. Amongst the usual commitments to eat less chocolate, exercise more often, and to finally finish your long-term project, consider adding an organisational spring clean. Thanks []

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News and Views

What Makes the School Planner Company Different?

The School Planner Company We aren’t like other planner companies. Our school planners are made to order, with the process fully controlled by you from start to finish. What is “SPC Customised”? If you’re looking for student planners for your []

Fostering and nurturing the growth mindset

Growth Mindset Quotes for Every Week of the Year

However you may feel about it, there’s no denying that the growth mindset produces results. It’s impossible to swing a proverbial cat in education nowadays without bumping into the growth mindset and associated pedagogies (something that we’ve previously covered in []

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Resources for Teachers

Preparing and Planning for Sickness as a Teacher

As a teacher, it’s all too easy to get ill at work. Schools are a hotbed for illness, and, sooner or later, it’s going to be passed on to you. First things first: do away with that teacher guilt that []

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News and Views

Creative Solutions to the Plastic-Free Classroom

Plastic. It’s the dirty word nobody wants to hear. Whatever we do in our day-to-day lives, from public transport to the very food we eat, plastic is everywhere. While we may not have been aware of the dangers of plastics []

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News and Views

Is This the End of Teacher Pay Austerity?

Classroom teachers are set to enjoy a pay rise of up to 3.5%, in an exciting measure that means the end of real-terms pay cuts for teaching staff. However, this isn’t being awarded across the board. Headteachers and other senior []