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Jumpstart!

The Jumpstart! books contain ‘quick-figure' ideas that could be used as warm-ups and starter exercises; as well as extended into lessons. Each book has more than 50 inspiring games and activities for Key Stage 1 or Key Stage 2 classrooms. Practical, easy-to-do, and entertaining, the ‘jumpstarts’ will appeal to busy teachers in any primary school.

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  1. Jumpstart! PSHE

    Games and activities for ages 7-13

    By John Foster

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of engaging and simple to use activities will jumpstart students’ understanding of themselves, their relationships and their knowledge of how to lead a healthy lifestyle. A wealth of practical activities in the book range from class and group discussions and formal debates to games,...

    Published April 24th 2015 by Routledge

  2. Jumpstart! History

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Sarah Whitehouse, Karan Vickers-Hulse

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the historical skills of chronology, enquiry, historical inference and knowledge and understanding of people, places and time. History is an effective way to engage pupils in a topic and can act as a...

    Published November 20th 2014 by Routledge

  3. Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving

    Games and activities for ages 7–14

    By Steve Bowkett

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Thinking Skills and Problem Solving presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of problem solving in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to engage...

    Published August 26th 2014 by Routledge

  4. Jumpstart! Geography

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Mark Jones, Sarah Whitehouse

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use and fun activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of the geographical skills of enquiry, outdoor learning, graphicacy and communication. Pupils will develop their knowledge and understanding of people, places and issues through being encouraged to ‘think...

    Published August 8th 2014 by Routledge

  5. Jumpstart! Maths

    Maths activities and games for ages 5–14, 2nd Edition

    By John Taylor

    Series: Jumpstart!

    To celebrate the return of the title "Mathematics" to the National Curriculum, Jumpstart! Maths is a completely updated, revised and re-named edition of ‘Jumpstart Numeracy’ reorganised to reflect the new 2014 curriculum and programmes of study. Jumpstart! Maths presents a collection of simple to...

    Published June 6th 2014 by Routledge

  6. Jumpstart! Grammar

    Games and activities for ages 6-14

    By Pie Corbett, Julia Strong

    Series: Jumpstart!

    This collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities will jumpstart pupils’ understanding of grammar in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers who feels insecure about how to teach grammar engagingly, and perhaps also lack confidence in your own grammatical knowledge,...

    Published June 3rd 2014 by Routledge

  7. Jumpstart! Spanish and Italian

    Engaging activities for ages 7–12

    By Catherine Watts, Hilary Phillips

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Spanish and Italian presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities which will jumpstart students’ understanding of modern languages in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach languages...

    Published March 19th 2014 by Routledge

  8. Jumpstart! French and German

    Engaging activities for ages 7-12

    By Catherine Watts, Hilary Phillips

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! French and German presents a collection of simple to use, multi-sensory games and activities that will jumpstart students’ understanding of modern languages in action. If you are one of the thousands of teachers looking for a range of practical and fun ideas to teach languages engagingly...

    Published February 18th 2014 by Routledge

  9. Jumpstart! Drama

    Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

    By Teresa Cremin, Roger McDonald, Emma Goff, Louise Blakemore

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Drama contains more than forty engaging, practical, easy-to-do and highly motivating drama activities which will appeal to busy primary teachers who wish to enliven their practice and make more use of drama in line with the Framework for Literacy. All the activities connect to...

    Published March 17th 2009 by Routledge

  10. Jumpstart! Science

    Games and Activities for Ages 5-11

    By Rosemary Feasey

    Series: Jumpstart!

    Jumpstart! Science provides teachers with a range of lively, short, fun activities and games to support teaching and learning in different aspects of the science curriculum. It encourages teachers to develop creative approaches to motivating and engaging children in science. The activities are...

    Published March 5th 2009 by David Fulton Publishers

Forthcoming Books

  1. Jumpstart! Outdoor Learning: Cross Curricular Games and Activities for Ages 5-12
    By Janet Barnett, Rosemary Feasey
    To Be Published December 15th 2015
  2. Jumpstart Spelling and Vocabulary: Engaging activities for ages 5-12
    By Pie Corbett, Carol Satterthwaite
    To Be Published January 1st 2016
  3. Jumpstart! Talk for Learning: Games and activities for ages 7-12
    By Lyn Dawes, John Foster
    To Be Published February 15th 2016
  4. Jumpstart Literacy & ICT
    By Pie Corbett, David Mitchell
    To Be Published March 30th 2016

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