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Four illustrated worksheets designed to test pupils’ ability to count and compare quantities.
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Authored by practising subject specialist teachers, Kapow Primary is an online resource designed to help educators deliver specialist subjects with confidence. It also assists...
These materials are intended to provide lesson ideas for Science and Literacy. The ideas and materials are suitable for children at KS1 and KS2 although some differentiation will be necessary...
These materials are intended to provide lesson ideas for Science, D&T and Literacy. The ideas and materials are suitable for children at KS1 and KS2 although some differentiation will be necessary...
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