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Post date: 22 June 2017 - 10:22am
'Together, we make writing ridiculously exciting!' Now the Pobble promise includes Hamilton too. You can find Hamilton English plans and topic sessions on Pobble's writing website, where you can upload examples of your children's writing to share with parents and other teachers in your school and beyond.
Post date: 12 June 2017 - 10:49am
There are so many inspiring dates coming up in the calendar, you'll be spoilt for choice through the final weeks of the year. The environment, history, festivals, heroes and sports all provide opportunities to link learning to external events or anniversaries. Use coming significant dates to motivate your class.
Post date: 5 June 2017 - 10:01am
The last five years of government policy have turned English primary education on its head. Parents, and everyone who cares about education in England, need to understand exactly what we have to lose if this continues, and just how dire the situation is. Plus: 5 cost-free ideas for changes to rescue English primary education.
Post date: 25 April 2017 - 8:58am
If you are currently qualifying as a teacher, and you are looking for a great opportunity to start your teaching career, Hamilton are sponsoring a very special offer for you. The Blackbird Academy Trust in Oxford is currently recruiting for a number of posts with significant financial and development support for NQTs.
Post date: 21 February 2017 - 11:55am
Teacher retention is once more in the news, with the Education Select Committee calling for a long-term plan to deal with teacher retention and recruitment. Hamilton Trust recently ran a survey asking teachers what tasks they spent most time doing, whether they considered these tasks worthwhile and if they had considered leaving the profession due to pressures at work.
Post date: 7 December 2016 - 8:26am
Hamilton's Spring newsletter has just been sent to subscribers. If you already subscribe, look for it in your inbox. If you don't subscribe, you can download a pdf version here and catch up on Hamilton's news, such as new plans, curricular issues in education and special resources offers.
Post date: 21 October 2016 - 10:42am
Group Readers are specially written modern stories to share in groups of three to six children. They are charmingly illustrated and facilitate reading and comprehension progression from Reception right through to Year 6. Available to download or buy, they enhance any scheme of English!
Post date: 17 October 2016 - 10:51am
Have you ever wished that Ruth Merttens would run a maths-focused staff meeting at your school? Well, now's your chance to deliver one of her staff events yourself, under her guidance. Hamilton has put together a set of materials to facilitate getting your teachers on track for delivering consistent maths teaching across your school.
Post date: 13 October 2016 - 1:29pm
Hamilton's Topics can help you and your class celebrate some of the significant dates coming up between now and the Christmas break. Use St Andrew's Day, Rosa Parks Day, National Tree Week, Hanukkah and more as a source for inspirational learning in the classroom.
Post date: 29 September 2016 - 3:36pm
Are you looking to develop mathematical problem-solving skills across your school? Hamilton have a range of Problem-solving Investigation Tools that can help you do so. We provide a variety of opportunities to master the challenges of building investigative skills from Early Years through Year 6.