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Celebrating Roald Dahl Day with Purple Mash

Sept. 6, 2021

September 13th marks the birthday of Roald Dahl (born 1916). From The Twits, to Matilda, to Charlie and the Chocolate Factory and George’s Marvelous medicine, Dahls books with their humorous approach have been entertaining children and adults worldwide for decades.

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International Literacy Day

Sept. 3, 2021

The 8th of September was proclaimed International Literacy Day (ILD) by UNESCO in 1966 with the aim of championing literacy as a fundamental human right and to remind us all of its importance for individuals, communities and societies worldwide.

At 2Simple we want to help by raising awareness of ILD and the importance of young people gaining skills that are needed throughout life in the form of literacy. Here we look at just some of the resources available within Purple Mash that can help young learners engage with literacy and enjoy it for life.

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Updated Computing Scheme of Work

Sept. 2, 2021

As schools start back, we are delighted to share with you some exciting updates and new features that have been added to our Computing Scheme of work. To further support the delivery in school, enhance the impact of lessons and reduce teacher workload, we have updated all lesson plans, included editable downloadable slideshows for every unit, included supporting videos for teachers, updated our knowledge organisers and included 21 brand new short videos explaining key computing terminology, all to ensure that you can teach computing with confidence.

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Back to school – Making the Most of Purple Mash

Sept. 2, 2021

We look at how you can make the most of Purple Mash in your school over the next academic year.

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Purple Mash and the new academic year

Sept. 1, 2021

As the new academic year begins, we wanted to share with you some useful links we know will help you and your colleagues get started. In the post we'll cover account set up for Purple Mash admins, including data syncing and adding new classes; plus we'll share with you useful tools and teacher resources to help you feel prepared at the start of the new year.

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