Posts Categorised: Planning

New! Cornerstones Maths Plans now available

Lighten the load, save time and get ahead for September Our new Cornerstones Maths Plans, completely mapped to the national curriculum programmes of study, consist of long-term and medium-term planning for Years 1–6. Each year group has access to a long-term plan and three termly medium-term plans. Teacher workload is at an all-time high!...

Loathe lengthy planning? We can help!

Planning is a hot topic nowadays. How much? How little? What is effective and what is simply paperwork? A recent Government report highlighted the issue of teacher workload and mentioned planning as an area for serious review. Here, Caroline Pudner, Curriculum Consultant at Cornerstones, shares her perspective. Wasting time? As a teacher, I spent...

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...