Tag Archives: Philip Webb

Writing for a Reason: mums, dads and myths

Context Year 5 completed a literacy topic looking at Greek myths. They then created their own myth and filmed it using flip cameras or still images to create a film.  What we did After attending the training with Philip Webb, … Continue reading

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(Hiccup) knew that Astrid was the one for him

As promised, a couple of extracts from Y3’s How to Train your Dragon trading cards. Hiccup: ”Hiccup has strait brown flowy hair and lovely blue eyes and big bushy eye brows. When Hiccup saw Astrid he stopped and stared and … Continue reading

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How to Train Your Dragon

This day, with a Y3 class and their teacher , came right at the start of their Myths and Legends  work and was designed to ‘hook’ the children into the unit. We used the first nine minutes or so of … Continue reading

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Visual Literacy and Stories from Other Cultures

I had a great time with a Y4/5 class and their teacher this week working on a Stories from Other Cultures unit. Our chosen film was The Tortoises’ Idea from BFI Story Shorts 2. This animation is based on a … Continue reading

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Previously …

The initial training for teachers and consultants was led by Mark Reid from the British Film Institute (BFI) and took place in the Autumn term 2010. BFI resources were largely used for this initial input. As well as viewing and … Continue reading

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Using Film in the Primary Curriculum to Raise Boys’ Achievement in Writing

The National Media Museum, Education Bradford and the British Film Institute (BFI) have teamed up to deliver a CPD programme with consultants and primary teachers to embed teaching about film into the primary classroom as a means of improving boys’ achievement … Continue reading

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