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.

Building character and resilience in every child

The government white paper Educational Excellence Everywhere highlighted the importance of building character and resilience in every child. Most schools already have a range of approaches, schemes and methods for doing this – for example, through the school ethos, behaviour policy or extra-curricular activities. The Cornerstones pedagogy, the Four Cornerstones (which form the structure on… Read more

Make reading a pleasure for teachers and children alike

Cornerstones Love to Read features more than 45 teaching guides that help children fall in love with fiction. They help you teach classic and contemporary children’s literature, whatever your literary experience or knowledge. The series is made up of novels that represent a balance of styles, periods and authors to help children experience a range of… Read more

Help children fall in love with fiction. Even the boys.

Cornerstones Love to Read features more than 45 teaching guides that help children fall in love with fiction. They help you teach classic and contemporary children’s literature, whatever your literary experience or knowledge. The series is made up of novels that represent a balance of styles, periods and authors to help children experience a range of… Read more

teacher's views

Evidence of school’s success with Cornerstones – full video

Hockley Heath Academy adopted the Cornerstones Curriculum and Assessment package in September 2015. The impact on staff, parents and children has been so positive the school has since decided to implement the Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum as well. Roulla Gabriel, Principal at Hockley Heath Academy, invited us to visit the school to see first-hand the impact… Read more

school's success with Cornerstones

Evidence of school’s success with Cornerstones – views on homework

Hockley Heath Academy adopted the Cornerstones Curriculum and Assessment package in September 2015. The impact on staff, parents and children has been so positive the school has since decided to implement the Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum as well. Roulla Gabriel, Principal at Hockley Heath Academy, invited us to visit the school to see first-hand the impact… Read more

school's success

Evidence of school’s success with Cornerstones – children’s views

Hockley Heath Academy adopted the Cornerstones Curriculum and Assessment package in September 2015. The impact on staff, parents and children has been so positive the school has since decided to implement the Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum as well. Roulla Gabriel, Principal at Hockley Heath Academy, invited us to visit the school to see first-hand the impact… Read more

success with cornerstones

Evidence of school’s success with Cornerstones – a parent’s views

Hockley Heath Academy adopted the Cornerstones Curriculum and Assessment package in September 2015. The impact on staff, parents and children has been so positive the school has since decided to implement the Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum as well. Roulla Gabriel, Principal at Hockley Heath Academy, invited us to visit the school to see first-hand the impact… Read more

teacher's views

Evidence of school’s success with Cornerstones – a teacher’s view

Hockley Heath Academy adopted the Cornerstones Curriculum and Assessment package in September 2015. The impact on staff, parents and children has been so positive the school has since decided to implement the Cornerstones EYFS Curriculum as well. Roulla Gabriel, Principal at Hockley Heath Academy, invited us to visit the school to see first-hand the impact… Read more

Year 6 teaching resource

Free teaching resource – Year 6 – Non-chronological report on the heart

Schools who purchase the Cornerstones Curriculum get a year’s free access to The Hub, our fantastic online portal that features planning and assessment tools as well as over 1000 bespoke teaching resources. Cornerstones Curriculum Team members Jenny Bailey and Caroline Pudner have picked their top 10 favourite resources, which are available for you to use and… Read more