Entries by Stella James

Friendship Friday

FRIENDSHIP FRIDAY Kidscape’s Friendship Friday and Anti-Bullying Week Pack for Primary Schools includes all the information you need for a successful event, including classroom activities and a fundraising pack. This resource is particularly aimed towards children in Key Stage 1 to introduce them to the theme of respect.  The importance of friendship Friendship Friday celebrates the importance […]

Gooseberry Planet & Kidscape

Sitting in my kitchen a few years ago with my sister discussing how much her children were online and her challenges of trying to reduce the amount of time her boys were spending on a screen.  Trying to talk to our 2 boys about the risks involved were ignored and dismissed.  Like most parents we […]

Game-based learning: effective teaching driven by play

Game-based learning: effective teaching driven by play In this digital age, where parents frequently vent their frustration over the amount of time their children are spending on devices, the idea of game-based learning in school might seem rightly questionable. Games are all too often associated with leisure and play rather than academic drive and therefore […]