Posts Categorised: General news

Don’t forget to return your Cornerstones Test data!

Deadline date – Friday 30th June Thank you Thank you for returning your spring term test data back in March. Each term your test results contribute to our national comparison information. We really appreciate your support. Summer term test results  Once your summer term summative assessments have taken place, the moderation and evaluation of...

NAHT general election campaign 2017– valuing a broad range of subjects in the school day.

The NAHT has laid out five key priorities for the main political parties to include in their General Election manifestos. Russell Hobby, NAHT general secretary said ‘Our five priorities reflect the real challenges affecting schools and young people right now. Parties hoping for the support of parents, teachers and school leaders need to have...

Reading comprehension in KS1 and KS2 – help your children prepare for the new SATs papers

In the 2016 SATs, only 66% of pupils met the expected standards for reading. The content, question wording and time constraints all placed extra pressure on children and teachers. Schools need quality tests with tools to ensure that the tests support accurate judgements and inform future teaching and learning. Tests that mirror the new...

Cornerstones Online – new features and updates

Cornerstones Online keeps getting better – our latest updates include new icons, a brand new report and improved security. To experience Cornerstones Online, make sure you are using an up-to-date browser (Google Chrome, Microsoft Edge or Safari work best) and keep checking our blog for updates. Cornerstones Hub The Cornerstones Hub has had a...

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...