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Year 7 Term 2 achievement tests

We are pleased to release updated versions of our Year 7 Term 2 achievement tests. The test is designed to assess students’ knowledge of a principled sample of phonics, vocabulary, and grammar (PVG) features. Changes have been made in line with enhancements made to the Y7 NCELP Schemes of Work prior to the start of…

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School closures – NCELP support

NCELP approaches to remote teaching and learningGiven the announcement that schools will be closed until at least mid-February/March, you might like to visit NCELP approaches to teaching and learning during COVID-19 which includes information about NCELP lessons recorded on Oak National Academy, links to our Language Guides as well as Gaming Grammar. All freely available!  Teacher Professional Development…

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Gaming Grammar available to all

We are delighted to announce that Gaming Grammar, our digital game designed to support foreign language grammar teaching and learning, is freely available to all as an App on Apple and Android devices as well as via web browser.   The game teaches grammar through listening and reading practice called form-meaning mapping, a research-based teaching approach…

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Hawkes presents at ALL webinar, 12 Dec

Rachel Hawkes presented at the Association for Language Learning (ALL) London webinar held on 12 December 2020. Making practice meaningful Meaningful practice activities provide an element of language control whilst compelling students to making meaningful choices when carrying them out. The session examined the principles of task design and explored a wide range of examples…

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