Kathryn Farr - Marketing Assistant

Kathryn is the Marketing Assistant here at Cornerstones, where her role involves updating the blog on the Cornerstones website and looking after Cornerstones' various social media channels.
review of Maps by Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinska

Cornerstones Book Club – Maps by Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinska

The latest book reviewed for Cornerstones Book Club is Maps by Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinska. This gorgeously, engaging book is suitable for Key Stage 1 and 2 children. Here’s what Waterstones bookseller Leilah Skelton, has to say about it… Much Amazing Pictorial Splendour (MAPS) I sometimes buy children’s books because they can often be way… Read more

Cornerstones Book Club – review of A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig and Chris Mould

Another week, another book review! The latest title reviewed for the Cornerstones Book Club is A Boy Called Christmas by Matt Haig and Chris Mould – a wonderful festive treat suitable for children of all ages in Key Stage 2. Here’s what Waterstones bookseller Leilah Skelton, has to say about it… Christmas spirit, bound up in book… Read more

review of The Christmasaurus

Cornerstones Book Club – review of The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher

The latest title to be reviewed as part of the Cornerstones Book Club is The Christmasaurus by Tom Fletcher. With Christmas just around the corner, it’s a perfect book for children of all ages in Key Stage 2. Here’s what Waterstones bookseller Leilah Skelton had to say about the book… Believe the impossible… The Christmasaurus is the brilliant story… Read more

Lighten the load – lesson planning

Teacher workload is at an all-time high. Stress, sickness, absence, and burn-out are all commonplace leading to a crisis in teacher recruitment and retention. For decades ‘excessive workload’ and ‘poor work/life balance’ issues have been ever-present in the news. Such matters have been chewed over and cried over by teachers, unions and government without ever… Read more

review of oi frog!

Cornerstones Book Club – review of Oi Frog! by Kes Gray and Jim Field

The latest title to be reviewed as part of the Cornerstones Book Club is the picture book Oi Frog! by Kes Gray and Jim Field. It’s perfect for Foundation Stage and KS1 children and it links with our Nursery ILP, Are eggs alive? Here’s what Waterstones bookseller Leilah Skelton had to say about the book… Look at this book! This… Read more

review of spangles mcnasty & the fish of gold

Cornerstones Book Club – review of Spangles McNasty and the Fish of Gold by Steve Webb and Chris Mould

Our latest book review, courtesy of Waterstones bookseller Leilah Skelton, is of the wonderfully-titled Spangles McNasty and the Fish of Gold by Steve Webb and Chris Mould. It’s a humorous book perfect for Key Stage 2 children. Here’s what Leilah has to say about the book… 5 gold stars! Spangles McNasty sets out on a… Read more

Back by popular demand – Cornerstones returning to Swansea with free information sessions

The first ever Cornerstones Curriculum Conference was a fantastic day of talks, workshops and networking. If you missed it though, don’t worry. Due to popular demand, we’re holding free information sessions on Friday 3rd February for all schools wanting to find out more about the Cornerstones Curriculum and how we can help you manage curriculum… Read more