Hey, welcome to Autumn proper! Hitting October means we're well and truly into the school year, so come warm your fingers around this week's Secret Staff Meeting. We've got a brilliant author interview, plus our usual free resources, teacher fe...
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Heya, good week? Hope you're avoiding the nasty cold that's going around. I've not been so lucky :-( In this week's Secret Staff Meeting: a tease for our next interview, a teacher feature vlog, a how to video, and as always, som...
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The Secret Staff Meeting 23/09/18

Hey! How's your week been? After listening to feedback from you, we decided to make a small adjustment to our name... sh-sh-sh... It's National Poetry Day on 28th September, so we're celebrating accordingly!  This week: our first Big Conversa...
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Luxembourg Film Festival

Here at A Tale Unfolds, we are passionate about helping teachers to combine traditional literacy with digital literacy in order to achieve accelerated progress in the classroom. Whilst our main aim is facilitating radical improvements in reading and ...
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5 steps for introducing filmmaking in KS2 literacy

Sean Jones, a class teacher from Northway Primary School in Liverpool, has been using LitFilmFest resources for the past 4 years. Here he discusses the impact that a simple video output has had on pupils' motivation to write and the staggering rise i...
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“Many of the skills which the children learned were above and beyond the English National Curriculum objectives in the lesson plans. Yes, they learned about parenthesis and adverbials (which was great), but they also developed their computing, group work, speaking and social skills. ”

Coral Powell,
Hotham Primary

The research behind LitFilmFest

In a four month research study supported by the UCL Institute of Education, we worked with 200 KS2 students across three schools to measure the efficacy of our approach.

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