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Happy Christmas to all!
1 December 2016 - 1:17pm
Hamilton's office will be closed from 23 Dec to the New Year. We will have a skeleton staff in on Monday 2 January to help you get up to speed for 2017. Please take a moment to check that your login details are working and that your access period extends through early January (login and go to 'My account').
Have you tried Hamilton’s Group Readers?
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!
NEW! Staff Meeting resources: school-wide maths training
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.
Special dates and events to inspire learning
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.
BETT AWARD FINALIST: Celebrations
20 September 2016 - 2:05pm
Hamilton is extremely proud to announce that BETT has shortlisted Celebrations for a 2017 award for Early Years Digital Content. This cross-curricular topic introduces Reception children to special celebrations in their communities and in the wider world.
Changes to Year 2 Maths Plans
31 August 2016 - 1:23pm
Hamilton have changed the structure of Year 2 maths planning to ensure that every part of the Y2 content is covered before the statutory assessments in late May. Thank you to the teachers who suggested this improvement. We hope all our teachers will be pleased that, now that the statutory assessment date is known, our plans enable you to teach to it.
Notable dates for the new term
26 August 2016 - 8:34am
The new school year is upon us, and we at Hamilton are looking forward to supporting the fantastic job that teachers do by continuing to provide high quality teaching and learning resources. Can we start the new term by drawing your attention to a few notable dates and some resources to help you incorporate these into your planning?
Bar models in Hamilton maths plans
2 August 2016 - 1:49pm
Hamilton has added the bar model to the range of models and images used in our weekly maths plans and resources. It is a useful image to show how parts relate to a whole, for example to demonstrate pairs of numbers which add to a given number. You can find it in Autumn plans now, and it will be coming to Spring plans soon.
Comments on the 2016 KS2 SATS
8 July 2016 - 11:36am
Professor Anne Watson has produced highly pertinent comments on this year's Y6 maths tests. We feel that these are of interest to us all. Anne consulted many people, including Ruth, before producing this thoughtful critique and we at Hamilton are very much in broad agreement with her comments.
New and Improved - Hamilton Assessment Tracker
28 June 2016 - 12:18pm
The latest version of the Hamilton Assessment Tracker includes new features as suggested by teachers. There are also behind-the-scenes tweaks to make the Tracker run more smoothly for more users. Please download the new version to use next year. If you haven't tried it yet, why not try it now?
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