Post SATs Party

There’s not many people – teachers or children – who enjoy SATs. Given the choice, we are not sure if any teachers or children would choose to do them. They take up so much time and effort, resulting in stress and a few tears. But hey, they are now done! We’ve seen the Post SATs Parties online! But now what? …

Tagtiv8 Talk at TEDxNorwichED

You have probably seen us post about TEDxNorwichED on our various social media channels a few times this week. Well, it’s been for a very good reason… The selected speakers offered a broad approach to what education will (hopefully) look like in the future, building on ways we can improve the educational system currently in place. Does this not remind …

Tagtiv8 Want To Splash In Puddles – Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddle Walk

With the weather brightening up this week, we don’t want to make you dwell on the horrible rain that seems to be in the rearview mirror. However, it really is for a good reason. Save The Children are encouraging nurseries, families and schools to take part in Peppa Pig’s Muddy Puddle Walk to raise money for the amazing charity. The …

Sugar Tax – Tagtiv8’s Opinion

This week saw the introduction of the Sugar Tax – a levy on sugary drinks. To many, this is a ‘sin tax’, designed to deter unhealthy habits – with win/win outcomes for health and the economy. The Sugar Tax has been talked about for almost two years now as a sensible and proactive way of tackling childhood obesity. The Sugar …

UNICEF Rights Respecting

Primary Rocks Live 2018 – Closing the Gender Gap

One week since Primary Rocks Live 2018 and finally time to sit and write a few reflections on the day. We shared the journey across the Pennines with Rich Allman from the pioneering Malton Community Primary School. There were not many James Corden ‘Carpool’ moments, but the drive gave us a much needed opportunity to share thoughts about  pedagogy, politics, …

Night Zookeeper #WCWM18

Explore the World and Turn it Upside Down with Words – World Creative Writing Month

“All I need is a sheet of paper and something to write with, and then I can turn the world upside down,” according to Friedrich Nietzsche. A bold statement from a bold person and the words ring true. Words have a massive impact and there is no denying it. Words are the things that shape our lives, shape who we …