Literacy

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by: ecadmin
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Date: Thursday, 27 April, 2017 - 11:54

 

The Phonics Screening Check is coming up and to make sure you know all about our fantastic Phonics Screening Check Topic Tool – which makes great practice for the check – we thought we’d show you a quick video on using it.

Check out the...

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by: ecadmin
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Date: Monday, 17 April, 2017 - 11:59

The Year 1 Phonics Screening Check, taking place in June, tests students on their knowledge of the phonics skills they’ve learnt throughout the year to see whether their phonic decoding skills are at an appropriate standard.

As it’s a compulsory test, we...

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by: ecadmin
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Date: Monday, 6 March, 2017 - 13:54

EducationCity, a leading online teaching, learning and assessment resource, has launched four new curriculum-mapped Literacy tests to support Scottish schools with assessing spelling, punctuation and grammar skills.

The Tests feature a bank of over 2,300 questions...

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by: ecadmin
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Date: Tuesday, 21 February, 2017 - 08:43

Although the 2017 SATs are a little way off just yet, we thought we’d step in and give you some support in helping your Year 6 students gain confidence for the test in English and the types of questions they’re likely to face.

To help out, we’ve put...

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by: ecadmin
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Date: Thursday, 2 February, 2017 - 09:08

Understanding punctuation such as what an exclamation mark or a question mark means is essential for students to improve their writing skills. To help you engage students with this subject area and help them perfect their punctuation, we’ve picked out a list of 10 fun...

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