Learning Challenge

Pupils at The Kings School at Macclesfield studying on Learning Challenge Curriculum

The King’s Infants & Juniors School at Macclesfield is using Learning Challenge Curriculum that emphasises on reasoning and problem-solving rather than arbitrary rules since last September. . . . → Read More: Learning Challenge

Time for “serious” maths

Balloons - make math word problem that will illustrates the picture

‘Russian’ and the ‘Singapore’ methods of teaching primary school children maths based on abstract reasoning and an ability to solve problems rather then memorising a lot of tricks. . . . → Read More: Time for “serious” maths

Top Tips for Reading with Your Little One

Reading is one of essential skills children acquire in the early years. Through books they will learn about the world around. Here are top tips for introducing your child to reading. . . . → Read More: Top Tips for Reading with Your Little One

Can You Help Us Bid for a New Primary School in Cheadle Hulme?

Cheadle Hulme High School - new primary - logo

Cheadle Hulme Education Trust, which is responsible for the outstanding Cheadle Hulme High School, is leading an exciting bid for a new primary school to serve the Cheadle Hulme area. The new school would be a free school, sponsored by the Trust. . . . → Read More: Can You Help Us Bid for a New Primary School in Cheadle Hulme?

School Of Your Choice VS Catchment Area

Parents are under pressure as demand for good primary school places in England is much greater than current supply. ITV is conducting research and looking for families interested in taking part in a programme about Primary School Places in Cheshire and Manchester. If you are one of these parents please let us know… . . . → Read More: School Of Your Choice VS Catchment Area

New school with 400 years of history

Didsbury CofE Primary

The new free school, West Didsbury CofE Primary, will be open in West Didsbury in September 2015. It has grown out of a successful free school Didsbury CofE Primary and will run alongside… The application for September 2015 entry begins in September 2014. . . . → Read More: New school with 400 years of history

Any child is a mathematician

Teaching Children Mathematics

Would you like your children to enjoy maths and be able to use it in the future whether they choose to be academics or business people? I believe that the foundations are laid in primary school. Later may be too late. . . . → Read More: Any child is a mathematician

Pause for thought

School Children with a Globe

Having spent the morning at St. James, I was left with a wonderful impression of a small, happy school doing exceptional things. It’s a school with a distinct philosophy and ethos, backed by firm academic standards and a proven record of success for their children. It’s not a school for everyone, but I think it’s a school my son would be very happy in. . . . → Read More: Pause for thought

Belonging, Believing, Becoming

Didsbury CofE Primary

Most schools in South Manchester are massively oversubscribed. The answer? Open more schools. Rev Dr Nick Bundock of St James and Emmanuel Didsbury, with his team is doing just that. | Interview on opening new free school in Didsbury. . . . → Read More: Belonging, Believing, Becoming

Cheadle Hulme School Goes for Go

Pupils Playing Go at Cheadle Hulme School with Go Expert, Martin Harvey

Confucius said people “should not waste their time on trivial games – they should play Go” and to welcome in the Chinese New Year, Cheadle Hulme School students have heeded his advice, learning to play one of the world’s oldest tactical board games. . . . → Read More: Cheadle Hulme School Goes for Go