Dimensions School of the Month March

March 30, 2011 2:28 pm

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When you talk to teachers, pupils and parents at St. Bartholomew's about their Dimensions curriculum they all show the same enthusiasm for learning! Words such as "exciting", "purposeful" and "inspiring" are on everyone's lips since the introduction of Dimensions.

Motivating Learning!

March 30, 2011 2:23 pm

At the Education Show this month even Mr Motivator found himself gravitating towards our stand! With the desire to motivate teachers and learners being at the heart of everything we do, it seemed that Mr. M picked up on our positive approach...

Dimensions School of the Month…

March 16, 2011 3:27 pm

We visited Trumacar Primary School, Heysham this week to find out how they’re getting on with developing their new creative curriculum using Dimensions. Speaking to senior manager, Clare Burrow, we discovered that staff there are really embracing the new approach!...

Dimensions School of the Month…

March 16, 2011 3:23 pm

We visited The Valley Community Primary School in Bolton to find out how they’re getting on with implementing their new Dimension creative curriculum. We were treated to a tour of the Valley by deputy headteacher, Judith Worthington and were delighted...

Dimensions School of the Month…

March 16, 2011 3:19 pm

Barrow Island headteacher, Janet Dixon, is thrilled with the way her school’s new Dimensions curriculum has started! This half term’s mini theme was based on a pupil voice project where students from Reception right through to Year 6 took ownership...

Dimensions School of the Month…

March 16, 2011 3:16 pm

The children, parents and teachers at Blessed Sacrament CPS are having a whale of time with their Dimensions curriculum! Their themes are definitely inspiring learning and Year 2 teacher, Mrs. Cahill, is convinced that their new cross-curricular approach is having...

Dimensions School of the Month…

March 16, 2011 2:48 pm

Landkey Primary was one of the first schools to purchase Dimensions last year and now they’re very glad they did! In fact, they’ve just ordered their New Primary Curriculum Dimensions update, testimony itself to the confidence they feel in using Dimensions to...

Dimensions School of the Month…

March 16, 2011 2:41 pm

This month we visited Gaskell Primary School, Bolton to see how they’re getting on with their new Dimensions curriculum. As soon as you walk through the front door, you can sense a purposeful buzz around the place. The learning environments...

Dimensions School of the Month…

March 16, 2011 2:35 pm

This month we’re delighted to feature Lidget Green Primary School as our school of the month. Situated near Bradford in Yorkshire, they started using Dimensions in September after seeing what we could offer first-hand at the Education Show last year....

Dimensions School of the Month is…

March 16, 2011 2:31 pm

This month’s case study school, Dodford, is a rural village first school (Reception to Year 4) with 67 pupils on roll. The school has 3 classes organised into Reception / Year 1, Year 2 / 3 and Year 4. It...

A Brand New Start

March 16, 2011 2:26 pm

Welcome back to a new school year, brimming with expectation. Summer wasn’t up to much but many primary schools are hoping for brighter days as they begin to implement their new Dimensions Curricula. We’re looking forward to finding out what everyone’s...

Scottish Dimensions Curriculum Edition Launch

March 16, 2011 2:25 pm

We’ve been very busy developing new products over the summer months and are delighted to be launching our Curriculum for Excellence version of Dimensions this month! Specifically tailored to meet the needs of schools in Scotland, Dimensions CfE links directly...

It’s Showtime!

March 16, 2011 2:22 pm

There’s plenty of opportunity to come and meet us personally this half term and find out more about how we can support your curriculum development work! Find out where we’re exhibiting up and down the country this half term… Scottish Learning Festival Venue: Glasgow SECC,...

Bubbles Dance – Coming Soon!

March 16, 2011 2:21 pm

In conjunction with our Bubbles Music and Bubbles Drama resources, our new Bubbles Dance materials will go on sale after half term. Following the same cross-curricular, flexible format, all popular themes are brought to life through dance. Find out more...

Universal Dimensions

March 16, 2011 2:20 pm

We’re thrilled to have another international school using Dimensions as a curriculum development tool. A new school in Cairo has enlisted our help this month in establishing a creative approach to teaching and learning that crosses all boundaries. We are...

Dimensions School of the Month is…

March 16, 2011 2:14 pm

… St. John’s CE Primary School, Kearsley. What a transformation! The evidence is there for all to see – a more vibrant learning environment, children who are eager to learn and teachers with renewed enthusiasm for teaching! St. Johns, Kearsley...

2012 and Beyond….!

March 16, 2011 2:12 pm

Dimensions offers a curriculum which is based on processes and principles, not politics! We believe that in order to consistently improve teaching and learning staff need ownership of the curriculum. We encourage this through the use of our flexible resources and...

Bubbles Dance – Brand New Resources!

March 16, 2011 2:09 pm

In conjunction with our Bubbles Music and Bubbles Drama resources, our new Bubbles Dance materials will go on sale after half term. Following the same cross-curricular, flexible format, all popular themes are brought to life through dance. Find out more...

Egypt Finds Dimensions

March 16, 2011 1:22 pm

This month we have been privileged to have been working in Cairo with a group of educators who first discovered Dimensions through the internet! They saw the potential Dimensions offered them and, after several visits to the UK to see...

Seasons Greetings

March 16, 2011 1:16 pm

With a rush of orders before Christmas and the prospect of new partnerships, international links and exciting new products to come in the New Year, we’d like to wish everyone a very Happy Christmas and all the very best for...

Curriculum Review Latest

March 16, 2011 1:12 pm

Mr. Gibb, minister responsible for overseeing the English National Curriculum review, has visited only one primary school in the last six months. This raises serious concerns over how ‘in touch’ the government are with current practice and teachers’ opinions. As...

New Year Brochure 2011

March 15, 2011 5:57 pm

You can access and download our new PDF brochure by using the link below.

Dimensions Training in Cairo

March 15, 2011 5:44 pm

The training sessions we delivered to young educators in Cairo last week were extrememly well-received. It was great to see their enthusiasm and the way they recognised the importance of promoting creativity in schools. They can’t wait to implement Dimensions and try out our Bubbles resources as soon as possible!

The Future of the Primary Curriculum

March 15, 2011 5:40 pm

More details of the planned changes to the Primary Curriculum in England were released last week and we’ve produced a simple guide to the government timetable which you can access by clicking here

Feedback from Schools

March 15, 2011 5:37 pm

We are finding more and more schools using Dimensions are delighted with the results. Here are a couple of comments emailed to us just last week… “Our first term has been fantastic and the effect on children’s learning is positive.Teachers...

Cluster Meetings

March 15, 2011 2:54 pm

Lots of our schools up and down the country are so delighted with the positive impact from using Dimensions resources and consultancy that they’re offering to hold introduction meetings designed for anyone interested in finding out more. You will be...

SOS! from St. Joseph’s

March 15, 2011 12:28 pm

Spring term theme, ‘The Famous Five’, resulted in some fantastic work from a Year 1/2 class at St. Joseph’s Primary School. Their focus on ‘The Titanic’ included lots of great literacy work, such as creating a wonderful talking book and...

NEC Education Show 17-19 March

March 14, 2011 1:49 pm

We are delighted to be exhibiting once again at the Education Show next week, from Thursday 17th to Saturday 19th March 09:30 – 17:00 (16:00 on Saturday) on Stand D80. You can come and look at all our Dimensions and...

Developing a Creative Thematic Curriculum

March 14, 2011 1:47 pm

“Creative Education has been marginalised and needs to be put back at the heart of schools’ policy. We believe that the best education has creativity at its very heart.” MP’s Committee. Dimensions consultants are working with schools across the North...

CfE Essential Learning Experiences

March 9, 2011 2:21 pm

The Essential Learning Experiences (ELEs) are activities that are deemed to be an important part of learning. These can cover a range of locations and events and can act as stand-alone opportunities or as integrated activities to enhance the curriculum themes....