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Hogwarts is Here – A School for Harry Potter Addicts

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Hogwarts SchoolThere is now an online Hogwarts school where children may join a Happy Potter based community.

“Hogwarts is Here (HiH) is the wizarding world’s favorite social network created by fans – for fans that enjoy reading books from Audible.com. Create a character and immerse yourself at Hogwarts and the Harry Potter universe with thousands of others by enrolling ...

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History of Transport – Manchester

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History of TransportThe history of transport is a very common study for many KS2 history lessons. The video below is a really useful resource about the development of the transport system in Manchester; not local but covering absolutely everything in a timeline, discussed as it goes along, with photographs to support the narration.

It starts with the horse and cart, moved on to canals, buses, trains, trams and cars. It notes key ...

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Anglo-Saxon History

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Anglo-Saxon HistoryAnglo-Saxon history is a very important part of the Invaders and Settlers topic. BBC Bitesize have developed a section for teaching the Anglo-Saxons history. It comprises of eight learner guides and eight class clips; all the learner guides are created with the typical informative BBC cartoon style video overview, followed by informative sections written for the young.

The eight ...

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Canva – Inspire Creativity

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Inspire Creativity“Inspire creativity through intuitive graphic design. Canva provides teachers and students with a simple new way to design. Its drag and drop functionality enables them to create presentations, posters, one-page documents, and social media posts.”(Canva)

Canva is a drag and drop graphics design program which enables both teachers and student to create amazing images and posters. It is integrated with the Google suite so ...

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Story Spinners

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Story Spinners can be used for a huge number of things in the primary classroom – not only giving some ideas to start a story writing exercise but also perhaps for doing mental maths exercises, choosing groups and individuals to speak, or to share their work at any time.

Wheel Decide is a really friendly Story Spinner which teachers can adapt very quickly and then embed into a blog, wiki etc – whatever would be useful to keep ...

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