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The Optimus blog

The blog that inspires leaders in the UK education sector

Christmas

Julia Watson

Surviving the Christmas countdown

Don't end the term collapsed under a heap of paper chains, unable to enjoy the holidays and your own festivities. Follow these steps for Christmas countdown survival! It has begun. Trees are going up, toy adverts are everywhere and it’s just two short weeks until pupils arrive in school with...
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Gareth D Morewood

Making the festivities fun for pupils with ASC

While Christmas can be a time of great excitement, it is important to remember that this time of year adds additional challenges to young people and families with SEND. The last week of term Young people on the autistic spectrum can find the last few days of the Christmas term very challenging –...
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Alex Masters

‘Tis the season... 12 festive educational pieces to share!

On the first day of Christmas, Optimus gave to me... 12 top tips to ensure you and your school have the best Christmas! Get traditional...and bring back Christmas ... or create your own nativity to tell a ‘real’ Christmas story Engage children in a multicultural setting Use the religious and...
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