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Dydd Gwyl Ddewi Hapus! | Happy St David’s day!

Wednesday, 1st March 2017 is St David’s Day, and to celebrate we’re giving away a short video – ‘St David and the legend of the leek' – along with a matching comic strip and picture cards. Download now We've created the resources in English, The legend of the leek – picture cards The legend...

Cornerstones Conference Cardiff – full schedule and workshop details now available

Next month we're heading to Cardiff for our second Cornerstones Curriculum Conference, and it’s shaping up to be another unmissable day. Free to all schools using Cornerstones products, you’ll hear more about how education is changing in Wales and how Cornerstones can support your school with implementing these changes. There will also be engaging...

Random act of kindness day – free resources!

It's Random Act of Kindness day 2017 and to celebrate we're giving away 8 fantastic resources from our Cornerstones Curriculum. Nursery activity – Did dragons exist? – Castle builders! Display pictures of fantasy castles along with small wooden blocks, cylinders and other 3-D shapes. Ask a small group of children to choose one of the...

RE in the Welsh primary curriculum

Where do you stand on the subject of RE? Do you find it a fascinating subject to teach, full of wonder and insights into the beliefs and cultures of the people we all share a planet with? Or do you find it a tricky subject to cover, wracked with the feeling that you don’t...

We’re coming to Cardiff – book your free place on our Cornerstones Curriculum Conference now!

Back in November, we held our first ever Cornerstones Curriculum Conference in Swansea. It was a fantastic day of talks, workshops and networking. To hear more about the most recent changes to the Welsh curriculum and find out how Cornerstones can support you with implementing the new Welsh national curriculum, then come along to...

Cornerstones Book Club – Maps by Aleksandra and Daniel Mizielinska

review of 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...

Cornerstones Book Club – review of Snow by Sam Usher

We may not have had a white Christmas this year but the latest book reviewed as part of Cornerstones Book Club is all about the white stuff. Snow by Sam Usher is a wonderful picture book suitable for Foundation Stage children and links perfectly with our Nursery ILP, Where does snow go? Here’s what...