Think Before You Start - Discuss
What do you think ‘year-round education’ could mean?
Does your school’s system of term time and holidays work for you? Why?
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- What did you first think year-round education meant?
- What might be the benefits of year-round schooling?
- What would be the drawbacks of being in school all year round?
- Would you like your school to be open all year round or not, and why?
Key Words -
Can you use them in a sentence?
Calendar: a system for organising the days and weeks, such as the distribution of school days and holidays over the year.
Holiday: a period of leisure or rest away from school or work.
Be The Teacher -
Fix this broken sentence!
teachers in year-round schools say they enjoy having more, regular breaks and that. It helps them and there students to do there best in the class room
Write a short story about a pupil who attends school all year round. What is their experience like?
Create a calendar showing how a year-round educational system could work. When would you want to have a holiday and what would you learn in which term? Be as creative as you want!
“What surprised me more than anything was how much they wrote. The act of making a short video really motivated them to work hard on their writing and sentence level work rather than me having to push them as I usually do. ”
St George’s International Primary School
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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