Blog and Podcast

Celebrating our first Merseyside School!

Cornerstones Education, based in Goldthorpe, has grown dramatically since it was set up just three years ago and already sells creative curriculum materials to 600 schools in England and Wales. Prescot Primary School in Knowsley has now become its first Merseyside customer and signed up to use its comprehensive teaching and learning resources for three… Read more

Meet Dr Fran Barnes, our Science Expert

Fran has nine years’ experience as a post-doctoral research scientist in the Department of Infection and Immunity at the University of Sheffield. Whilst in this post, she developed a keen interest in promoting science as a subject to study and a career option for young people. She also spent time visiting schools as an ambassador… Read more

Share your Great News with Us

Invitation to ‘Show and Tell’ Has your school been in the local media showing off the exciting learning projects your children are working on using Cornerstones Curriculum resources? We’d love to see the photographs and media coverage you have gained. For example, here’s Bolton Brow Primary Academy in the Halifax Courier. Their ‘Blood, Bones and… Read more

Bdaily Business News and Yorkshire Post articles

Cornerstones produces comprehensive curriculum packages designed to help teachers plan and prepare engaging lessons, which also meet every requirement of the National Curriculum across England and Wales. The company had 11 schools on its books when it set up in 2011 and now sells to 485 schools & a 40-fold increase in customers. Over 85… Read more

National Curriculum Review

This consultation closes on 8th August 2013 On 7th February 2013 a public consultation on the government’s proposal for the reform of the national curriculum in England was launched by the Rt Hon Michael Gove MP, Secretary of State for Education. The consultation closed on 16th April 2013. The department has published the consultation report… Read more

10 Reasons Why Teachers Should Give Twitter a Go

If you can’t decide whether or not to give Twitter a go, here are some ideas to sway you. There’s a fantastic exchange of ideas This has to be the number one reason for teachers to tweet. My timeline is constantly filled with fantastic links and ideas. A huge number of resources and relevant blog… Read more

An Interest-based Curriculum in the EYFS

An ‘Interest-based’ curriculum in the EYFS – just what does it really mean and is it actually achievable? The new EYFS Statutory Framework requires practitioners to: “..consider the individual needs, interests, and stage of development of each child in their care, and use this information to plan a challenging and enjoyable experience for each child… Read more