Academy Head's Blog

Welcome to our blog. Here we will be sharing updates about the Academy and the wonderful things that happen. 

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Writing - posted 7th May

Here at Cross Farm we use the Talk 4 Writing approach which has been developed by Pie Corbett. Talk 4 Writing breaks the writing task down in to manageable chunks to enable children to be able to conf...

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Regulating Emotions - posted 21st Apr

Since the children have return to the Academy we have noticed an increase in the need to focus on the teaching of how to regulate emotions.What do we mean by regulating emotions?As adults we have lear...

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Easter Holidays - posted 29th Mar

As we approach the end of term we look to the long holiday over Easter. With restrictions easing slightly to the rule of 6 for outdoors and further restrictions hopefully being eased on the 12th April...

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Emotional Resilience - posted 24th Mar

As we have started to settle from another lockdown our focus has been on children's resilience and how they have had to be incredibly resilient over the past 12 months. What we are starting to notice ...

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Signs of Spring - posted 22nd Feb

February half term is always a great time to get out and about and see what is happening around us. Even more so in the current situation where long walks are sometimes our only time outside. Every wa...

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Outdoor Learning - posted 4th Feb

Why is outdoor learning so important to children's education?It's history, it's geography, it's science... it's everything! When I was looking at whether or not teaching was for me I came across a sch...

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Welcome to our blog - posted 2nd Feb

Welcome to our new blog. I am delighted to start a blog about Cross Farm on our website. This will be an area where we discuss and share all the things that makes Cross Farm an exciting place to learn...

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