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Trainee Resources

Useful websites and reading


Book References

  • DfES (2007): Letters and Sounds. London: HMSO.

  • Medwell, J., Griffiths, V., Minns, H., Coates, E. and Wray, D. (2017) Primary English: teaching theory and practice. 8th edition Los Angeles: Learning Matters

  • Johnston, R. and Watson, J. (2014) Teaching Synthetic Phonics in Primary Schools. London: SAGE.

  • Waugh, D. Warner, C. Waugh, R. (2016) Teaching grammar, punctuation and spelling in primary schools. Exeter: Learning Matters.

  • Wyse, D. (2013) Teaching English, language and literacy. London: Routledge





Book References

  • Boaler J. (2010) The Elephant in the Classroom. London: Souvenir Press

  • Hansen A., Vaukins, D. (2011) Primary Mathematics Across the Curriculum. Exeter: Learning Matters

  • Haylock D. (2010, 4th edition) Mathematics Explained for Primary Teachers. London: Paul Chapman Publishers

  • Haylock D. (2017, 5th edition) Understanding Mathematics for Young Children. London: SAGE

  • Killen P. & Hindhaugh S. (2018) How Big is a Big Number? London: Learning Matters

  • Mooney C., Briggs M., Hansen A., McCullouch J. & Fletcher M.. (2018, 8th edition) Primary Mathematics: Teaching Theory and Practice. London: Sage

  • Newell R. (2017) Big Ideas in Primary Mathematics. London: Sage

  • Southall E. (2017) Yes, But Why? Teaching for Understanding in Mathematics. London: Sage

  • Thompson I. (2010, 2nd edition) Issues in Teaching Numeracy in Primary Schools. Maidenhead: Open University Press





Book References

  • Allen, M. (2014) Misconceptions in primary science. Maidenhead: OUP

  • Harlen, W. and Qualter, A. (2014).  The Teaching of Science in Primary Schools. London: David Fulton

  • Loxley, P., Dawes, L., Nicholls, L. and Dore, B. (2010) Teaching through science.  London: Pearson Education Ltd

  • Oliver, A. (2006). Creative Teaching: Science in the Early Years & Primary Classroom. London: David Fulton

  • Peacock G., Sewell K. (2014) Primary Science: Knowledge and Understanding. London: Sage



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