Putting maths in context to create hooks for childrens’ learning Sounds like the holy grail, doesn’t it. But the downloadable Extraordinary Maths packages from As Creatives Connect can help you get there – by placing pupils in immersive, character-led worlds, where the maths has a purpose!
National Collaborative Outreach Programme – Live Webinars, Digital Packages and Resource Packs
Over the last two years, we have worked with a number of universities on the National Collaborative Outreach Programme – delivering engaging and aspirational face-to-face workshops to students from Years 9, 10, 11 and 12 in a variety of settings and contexts. These are all still available in 2020–21, of course – but given the current … Read More
Happy New Year!
Happy New Year and welcome back! We hope you’ve all had a relaxing break over Christmas and are ready for a busy school term ahead. There really is a bumper term of seasonal events coming up, including National Storytelling Week (29th Jan – 5th Feb), World Book Day (3rd March), British Science Week (11th – 18th March) and Shakespeare … Read More
Extraordinary Worlds of Maths Resource Shortlisted for a BETT Award 2022 – Digital Learning Product Numeracy & Maths
What an exciting way to start the week! We are absolutely thrilled to be a finalist for the #bettawards2022 in the Primary – Digital Learning Product – Numeracy & Maths for our @ascreativesconnect Extraordinary Worlds Maths Resources! About our Extraordinary Maths packages … Putting maths in context to create hooks for childrens’ learning. Sounds like … Read More
As Creatives Connect Extraordinary Worlds Shortlisted for a Teach Primary Award!
We are delighted to have had our Extraordinary Worlds teaching resource shortlisted in the 2021 @teachprimarymag under the STEM category! congratulations to all of the finalists and winners! Find out more about how to host your own Extraordinary Worlds Creative Learning day over at www.ascreativesconnect.com “Great inclusive day that challenged all of our children. … Read More
The Extraordinary World of Football – Football-themed Teaching Resources
The Extraordinary World of Football is an action-packed collection of maths, literacy, science and history resources and activities, all delivering learning through the theme of “football”. Whether you build your own immersive scheme of work or just select the ones you want, you’ll have more than enough for a day of creative learning! Find out more information over … Read More
Free Maths Assembly Film – World Maths Day & NSPCC Number Day 2021
With both World Maths Day (May 5th) and NSPCC Number Day (May 7th) coming up fast, why not enthuse your pupils about numbers with our free maths assembly film? Lasting about fifteen minutes, and suitable for all age groups from Reception/P1 to Year 6/P7, this snappy introduction to the world of numbers supports pupils in seeing just how relevant numbers … Read More
Teaching Resource: Shakespeare Personification Poetry
Writing poetry inspired by Shakespeare’s plays is a great way to cement understanding and celebrate learning, particularly around specific scenes. Once pupils begin to think themselves part of the scenery, their imaginations seem to more easily ‘ fill in’ the space around them, taking in not just the physical space but the atmosphere and mood in … Read More
Family Maths Workshops – A Creative Approach to Securing Parental Support for Maths Priorities
It’s well known that there’s a clear connection between achievement and attainment in maths and parental support. So our Family Maths workshops are designed to provide a fun environment in which parents/carers can work with their children in exploring why maths is important, what maths means in the 21st century – and how easy it … Read More
Teaching Resource: World Space Week – Apollo 11 FactFile
July 2019 marked fifty years since humans first set foot on the moon – and our Apollo 11 FactFile has been designed to help you and your pupils to celebrate this landmark scientific anniversary. There are three to choose from (EYFS, KS1 Lower KS2 and Upper KS2) – and there are both colour or black … Read More
Covid-19 Digital Learning Resources for Secondary Schools, Colleges and Universities
These are unprecedented times, with millions of children and young people of all ages learning remotely from the first time. Over at our sister company As Creatives Connect we have been thinking about how we can adapt some of most popular programmes to allow them to be accessed by secondary aged students at home, to … Read More
Teaching Resource: Teaching Ideas For World Book Day – Celebrating a World of Books!
World Book Day is one of our favourite days of the year – and it’s always amazing to see schools and their pupils (and often their staff!) celebrating some of our best known books and stories. But as these are normally drawn from Western Europe (and particularly the UK), are we missing an opportunity? This … Read More
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