Think Before You Start - Discuss
What makes playtime so important?
Why do we schedule playtime when we do?Get the transcript
- Do children need playtime, and why?
- How much playtime do you have in school and how do you spend it?
- How could playtime be better in your school?
- How can you make playtime more educational?
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
Playtime: a period of time in the school day when children are allowed to go outside and play.
Skill: the ability to do something well or with expertise.
Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!
Scientists, have evidence that says shorter play times can put children in bad moods making it harder too work in the classroom?
Write a short letter to ask your headteacher their thoughts on playtime and to request any changes you think are important.
Create a poster or video explaining the benefits of playing different games together.
“Children are expected to make six points of progress a year. All my class made at least two points progress in seven weeks, with others making between three and five!”
Lanesend Primary School
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.View research