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Independent Thinking on Primary Teaching: Practical strategies for working smarter, not harder

Paperback, 30/11/2021, £9.99
Paints a vivid picture of life in a primary school classroom and shares top tips on how to enrich young pupils' learning at no extra cost to teachers' time or the school budget.

Kickstart Music 3 Years 9-11 (New Edition)

Paperback, 17/04/2021, £11.89

Kickstart Music 2 7-9 Years (New Edition)

Paperback, 17/04/2021, £11.85

Planning the Primary National Curriculum: A complete guide for trainees and teachers 2ed

Paperback, 06/05/2021, £24.99
The complete guide for trainee teachers on planning the Primary National Curriculum.

Time to Speak and a Time to Listen

Paperback, 01/02/2013, £10.00
An illustrated collection of poetry for children and young people from age nine upwards, structured around the verses beginning, 'There is a time for everything, and a season for every activity under heaven' - which have had universal appeal for more than two thousand years, and are presented in full as a Prologue to the anthology.

Becoming an Outstanding Primary School Teacher

Paperback, 28/08/2014, £34.99
A core text for those training to teach or newly qualified teachers, this book serves not only as a practical guide to primary teaching, but also explores the concept of outstanding teaching. The text includes learning objectives, questions, case studies, a download site and reflective activities.

Making Every Primary Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning

Paperback, 20/06/2017, £12.99
In Making Every Primary Lesson Count: Six Principles to Support Great Teaching and Learning, full-time primary teachers Jo Payne and Mel Scott share evidence-informed practice and gimmick-free advice for ensuring that every lesson makes a difference for young learners.


7, 01/06/2007, £3.99

Bilingualism in Development: Language, Literacy, and Cognition

Paperback, 16/04/2001, £30.99
Describes how intellectual development of bilingual children differs from that of monolingual children.

Foundations of Bilingual Education and Bilingualism

Paperback, 22/02/2017, £29.95
The sixth edition of this bestselling textbook has been substantially revised and updated to provide a comprehensive introduction to bilingualism and bilingual education in the 21st century. Written in a compact and clear style, the book covers all the crucial issues in bilingualism at individual, group and societal levels.

American Indians

7, 17/03/2005, £4.99
From a very young age, children are intrigued by exciting stories about Egyptian mummies, Roman gladiators, and pirates etc. Here's a chance for them to develop their knowledge of the facts behind their favourite stories. Ages 6-8 years.

Great depression

Paperback, 06/10/2005, £5.99
The Lost Words series provides an authentic picture of life in history through first-hand accounts. Powerful and emotive, these books ensure the reader gains a full understanding of what life was like.

9 - 13 Forgotten Years

Paperback, 31/07/2000, £12.95

How Do Expert Primary Classteachers Really Work?: A Critical Guide for Teachers, Headteachers and Teacher Educators

Paperback, 30/11/2012, £20.00
An essential text for anyone interested in teaching primary school children, including teacher educators, classteachers and headteachers, critically examining what constitutes outstanding or good teaching of children in the primary years .

Guided reading

Paperback, 29/04/1998, £21.95
Based on the author's nine years of research and development, this text explains how to create a balanced literacy programme based on guided reading and supported by read aloud, shared reading, interactive writing, and other approaches. Teaching guidelines are included.

Professional Studies in Primary Education 3ed

Paperback, 10/02/2018, £24.99
Covering practical issues including planning, assessment and classroom organisation, and thought-provoking topics such as reflecting on teaching practice and developing critical thinking skills, this textbook gives readers a pragmatic and insightful understanding of teaching in primary schools.

Assessment and Learning in the Primary School

Paperback, 19/04/2001, £28.99
Wragg looks at topics including the principles and purposes of assessment, evaluation, the 'whole school' approach, and staff development and appraisal. He provides practical activities, discussion topics, and case examples.

Understanding British Values in Primary Schools: Policy and practice

Paperback, 09/06/2018, £24.99
This text provides trainees, teachers and schools with practice-based advice, informed by current practitioners, relating to the delivery of British Values. It covers many topical themes and supports educational professionals to understand their duties around the PREVENT agenda and goes further to explore why this is important.

Primary Teacher's Handbook 2ed

Paperback, 20/09/2007, £17.99
A practical resource book for primary teachers. It covers various issues that matter to teachers on a day-to-day basis. It includes over eighty key words, ranging from assessment to behaviour, and planning to SEN.

Kent Test 11+ GL Practice Papers - New for 2018

Paperback, 08/03/2018, £9.95
Kent Test 11+ GL Practice Papers - New for 2018

Learning to Teach in the Primary School 4ed

Paperback, 21/03/2018, £32.99

Primary Teaching: Learning and Teaching in Primary Schools Today

Paperback, 29/11/2018, £28.99
This book includes full coverage of the content of professional studies modules and goes beyond to support trainees on placements and in their learning on the course.

Powering Up Children: The Learning Power Approach to primary teaching

Paperback, 20/12/2018, £16.99
In Powering Up Children: The Learning Power Approach to primary teaching, Guy Claxton and Becky Carlzon harness the design principles of the Learning Power Approach (LPA) to provide a rich resource of effective teaching strategies for use in the primary school classroom.

Monkey-Proof Box: Curriculum design for building knowledge, developing creative thinking and promoting independence

Paperback, 15/03/2019, £16.99
Written by Jonathan Lear, The Monkey-Proof Box: Curriculum design for building knowledge, developing creative thinking and promoting independence is a manifesto on how to dismantle the curriculum we're told to deliver and construct in its place the curriculum we need to deliver.

Reflective Primary Teaching: Meeting the Teachers' Standards throughout your professional career

Paperback, 07/06/2019, £20.00
Fully revised and updated, this text helps trainees and teachers develop their effectiveness by reflecting on, analysing and improving their practice in the light of a deeper understanding of the professional Teachers' Standards.

Children's Mental Health and Emotional Well-being in Primary Schools

Paperback, 29/10/2019, £24.99
This is essential reading for aspiring and practicing primary school teachers to develop strategies to enhance the importance of mental health and emotional well-being.

Learning to be a Primary Teacher: Core Knowledge and Understanding

Paperback, 15/07/2016, £29.99
This essential guide gives all primary trainees and beginning teachers the key knowledge, understanding and skills new teachers need to succeed.

Your Primary School-Based experience: a guide to outstandingplacements 2ed

Paperback, 30/09/2015, £19.99
An essential companion for all primary trainee teachers, whatever their training route,focusing on the school-based experience. It provides both practical strategies and opportunities for reflection, so trainees are challenged to critically evaluate their learning in order to improve attainment.

Understanding Teaching and Learning in Primary Education 2ed

Paperback, 04/09/2018, £25.99
Guidance and insights into the knowledge, values and commitments necessary to succeed in the primary classroom, supported by links to theory and research literature and realistic scenarios you may encounter as a new teacher.

Teaching Speaking and Listening in the Primary School 3ed

Paperback, 27/01/2005, £32.99
Presenting a practical and balanced introduction to the "teaching" of speaking and listening, this best-selling text will help teachers keep up-to-date with recent government initiatives and how to put these changes into a classroom context through: A concise overview of the DfES/ QCA "Speaking, Listening and Learning" guidelines; A focus.

Enriching Feedback in the Primary Classroom

Paperback, 30/05/2003, £28.00
Enormous success of Shirley's 'Unlocking Formative Assessment' and 'Targeting Assessment in the Primary Classroom' broke all sales records for the teacher-education market.

Teaching the primary Curriculum

Paperback, 01/01/2002, £26.99
Defines good teaching and learning in the primary school and offers an overview of the primary curriculum. This book emphasizes on effective teaching and learning methodologies, the importance of quality interaction in the classroom, the role of the teacher in teaching and learning and the experience of the child.

Children, their World, their Education

Paperback, 14/10/2009, £48.99
Suitable for students, teachers, researchers, educational leaders and all who are interested in primary education, this book examines children's development and learning, their needs and aspirations, and their lives in a diverse society and fragile world. It explores what goes on in schools, from the early years to educational aims and values.

Really Useful Creativity Book

Paperback, 14/10/2008, £38.99
What is creativity and how do we teach it? This book provides approaches and ideas that enable children to develop their creativity. Written for the primary school teacher, student or trainee teacher, it shows you how creativity can flourish in your classroom.

Primary Curriculum : Teaching the Foundation Subjects

Paperback, 13/03/2008, £38.99
Focuses on how to teach the foundation curriculum subjects effectively to the 5-11 age group. This textbook covers various manners of good practice including: cross-curricular links, planning, assessment and evaluation along with teaching beyond the classroom.
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