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Educational Calendar – Topical Collections | BBC Teach

Explore topical collections of BBC Teach content to mark significant events in the educational calendar. Each collection includes teaching resources for both primary and secondary classrooms. Find them here: Educational … Continue reading

September 16, 2022 · Leave a comment

KS2 English: CBBC Book Club | BBC Teach

CBBC Book Club is all about celebrating books and getting excited about reading! Each month Rhys Stephenson is joined by authors, illustrators and celebrities to talk about their latest books, … Continue reading

September 9, 2022 · Leave a comment

KS2 English | Marcus Rashford – The Breakfast Club Adventures | BBC Teach

BBC Teach have partnered with the National Literacy Trust to help teachers explore the Marcus Rashford book, The Breakfast Club Adventures in the classroom. Source: KS2 English | Marcus Rashford – … Continue reading

September 2, 2022 · Leave a comment

Why India’s poorest children are falling further behind | BBC News

Ten-year old Laxmi may never return to school. When the first wave of Covid-19 hit India, in early 2020, her school closed its doors and now her parents can no … Continue reading

June 8, 2022 · Leave a comment

The People Deciding to Ditch Their Smartphones | BBC News

About nine out of 10 people in the UK now own a smartphone, a figure broadly replicated across the developed world. And we are glued to them – one recent study found that … Continue reading

April 25, 2022 · Leave a comment

Smacking in Wales Becomes Illegal | BBC News

Smacking children has recently been made illegal in Wales. I’m very pleased to hear this, although it might take a generation for the culture to catch up with the legislation. … Continue reading

April 4, 2022 · Leave a comment

Ukraine crisis: How to spot misleading information online | CBBC Newsround

BBC Specialist Disinformation Reporter Marianna Spring has some tips on how to spot what’s true and what’s false. Learn more on the BBC website here: Ukraine crisis: How to spot … Continue reading

March 6, 2022 · Leave a comment

Get Set with Radio 1 | Canvas

Adrienne Herbert, wellness professional and host of Get Set with Radio 1, shares five of her top tips for maintaining mental fitness and resilience as you take on new challenges … Continue reading

January 7, 2022 · Leave a comment

You’re Dead To Me | 8 amazing facts about the history of Christmas | BBC Radio 4

Find out how some of our most-loved festive customs began: You’re Dead To Me | 8 amazing facts about the history of Christmas | BBC Radio 4

December 20, 2021 · Leave a comment

Why You Make Better First Impressions Than You Think | BBC Worklife

We often cringe after conversations, convinced we made a bad impression. But research says we may be more likeable than we think. You might expect gender differences in the results, … Continue reading

November 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

You’re Dead To Me | Fairy Tales | BBC Sounds

Greg Jenner and his guests uncover the gruesome truths behind our most-loved fairy tales. Source: You’re Dead To Me | Fairy Tales | BBC Sounds

October 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Why Stories Are More Powerful Than You Think | BBC Ideas

There’s a Native American proverb that says, “The one who tells the story rules the world.” Stories have the potential to be incredibly powerful. They’re able to change how we … Continue reading

October 4, 2021 · Leave a comment

Black History Month | Spilling The Black Tea | The Social

“Black History Month is a time for celebration.” Join Amanda Calley as she navigates Black History Month in the UK and discusses different aspects of Black British history, culture and … Continue reading

October 2, 2021 · Leave a comment

Horrible Histories Podcast | CBBC

The BAFTA-winning team behind CBBC’s hugely popular Horrible Histories TV series have brought together some of the most remarkable figures in history and imagined what they’d do with their own … Continue reading

September 24, 2021 · Leave a comment

The Pedantic Punctuation Quiz | BBC Bitesize

Take this quiz to find out if you’re a punctuation pro! Follow the link: The pedantic punctuation quiz | BBC Bitesize

August 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Isle of Wight school lesson from 1994 found on hidden blackboard | BBC News

Chalk diagrams from a lesson in 1994 have been found on a blackboard at a disused school ahead of its demolition. The discovery at All Saints’ Primary School in Freshwater … Continue reading

August 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

BBC Sounds | Rethink

How the world should change after the coronavirus pandemic. Leading thinkers from across the globe give us their route maps to a better tomorrow. Discover the thought-provoking podcast here: BBC … Continue reading

August 13, 2021 · Leave a comment

Mobile phone ban plan to improve school behaviour | BBC News

Mobile phone bans and other ways to create “calm classrooms” are to be considered to help improve discipline in England’s schools. Education Secretary Gavin Williamson said he wants to make … Continue reading

June 29, 2021 · Leave a comment

Sense of Humour | TeachingEnglish | British Council | BBC

How many syllabi include the ability to tell or understand a joke? Understanding the sense of humour of a people is a key element of understanding the culture and language … Continue reading

June 16, 2021 · Leave a comment

Can you solve these tricky riddles from over 1000 years ago? | BBC Bitesize

Maths, plants, astronomy and much more – how well will you do? Can you solve these tricky riddles from over 1000 years ago? | BBC Bitesize

May 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Are you grammatically gormless or a punctuation perfectionist?

An entertaining quiz to illustrate the trickiest of punctuation elements – the apostrophe. Take the quiz here: Are you grammatically gormless or a punctuation perfectionist? | BBC Radio 4

May 28, 2021 · Leave a comment

You’re Dead To Me | Five powerful women in history you need to know about | BBC Sounds

Discover the history podcast for people who don’t like history… and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about … Continue reading

May 14, 2021 · Leave a comment

Recovering from lockdown: Five tips to boost your child’s vocabulary

There is growing evidence that the lockdown has had an impact on young children’s language skills, according to research seen exclusively by BBC News. Assistant head teacher Victoria Day is … Continue reading

May 12, 2021 · Leave a comment

Teens, tech and mental health: Oxford study finds no link | BBC News

There remains “little association” between technology use and mental-health problems, a study of more than 430,000 10 to 15-year-olds suggests. The Oxford Internet Institute compared TV viewing, social-media and device … Continue reading

May 5, 2021 · Leave a comment

Maths Challenge: Can you predict the patterns? | BBC Bitesize

Stretch your brain with these geometric teasers: Maths Challenge: Can you predict the patterns? | BBC Bitesize

April 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

Radio 1 Relax

The BBC have launched a brand new 24/7 wellbeing stream: Radio 1 Relax, featuring blissed-out beats and inspirational speech to unwind your mind. It brings together content from across Radio … Continue reading

April 30, 2021 · Leave a comment

So you think you know more grammar than your children? | BBC Radio 4

Test your knowledge with our user-friendly quiz based on Year 6 SATs-style questions. Take the quiz here: So you think you know more grammar than your children? | BBC Radio … Continue reading

March 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

Coronavirus and UK Kids: A Newsround survey

BBC Newsround spoke to more than 2,000 children from all around the UK to find out how a year of coronavirus has affected young people. Take a look at the … Continue reading

March 31, 2021 · Leave a comment

You’re Dead To Me | BBC Radio 4

Discover the history podcast for people who don’t like history… and those who do. Greg Jenner brings together the best names in comedy and history to learn and laugh about … Continue reading

March 26, 2021 · Leave a comment

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