The Really Useful Series
The Really Useful Seriesoffers lively, stimulating and highly practical books, designed to support teachers' subject knowledge and understanding. The books in this series are essential companions for teachers at Key Stages 1 and 2 as well as students on initial teacher training courses.
The Really Useful Book of Secondary Science Experiments 101 Essential Activities to Support Teaching and Learning
The Really Useful Creativity Book
The Really Useful Physical Education Book Learning and teaching across the 11-16 age range
The Really Useful Primary Languages Book Practical strategies and ideas for enjoyable lessons
The Really Useful Book of ICT in the Early Years
The Really Useful Book of Science Experiments 100 easy ideas for primary school teachers
By Steve Farrow, Amy Strachan
August 21, 2017
Offering support to both trainee and practising teachers, the fourth edition of The Really Useful Science Book is the perfect tool for those who wish to extend their subject knowledge, enhance their teaching and create lessons which link directly to the National Curriculum. The easy-to-follow ...
By Tracy-ann Aston
August 01, 2017
How can a potato be a battery? How quickly will a shark find you? What food should you take with you when climbing a mountain? The Really Useful Book of Secondary Science Experiments presents 101 exciting, ‘real-world’ science experiments that can be confidently carried out by any KS3 science ...
By Roger McDonald
June 15, 2017
The Really Useful Drama Book offers busy primary school teachers a collection of step-by-step drama sessions, inspired by high-quality picturebooks, that will engage children and promote enjoyable learning across the curriculum. Lively and thoughtful, the interactive drama sessions are structured...
By Dominic Wyse, Pam Dowson
November 24, 2008
What is creativity and how do we teach it? The Really Useful Creativity Book provides approaches and ideas that will enable children to develop their creativity. Written for the primary school teacher, student or trainee teacher, the book shows you how creativity can flourish in your classroom. ...
By Gary Stidder, Sid Hayes
November 17, 2016
The Really Useful Physical Education Book offers support, guidance and practical ideas for effective, innovative and imaginative physical education lessons. Underpinned by easy-to-understand theory, this second edition is fully updated in line with the National Curriculum for Physical Education at ...
By Jayne Wright, Alison Taylor
July 19, 2016
The Really Useful Primary Languages Book is an easily accessible guide, full of handy resources and activities which are perfect to dip into for enjoyable, engaging and ultimately effective language lessons. Providing principles, approaches and ideas to help bring the teaching of languages to life ...
By Elizabeth Flinn, Sarah Patel
May 24, 2016
The Really Useful Primary Design and Technology Book brings together essential subject knowledge and pedagogy to support and inspire those planning to teach D&T in the primary school. Offering comprehensive coverage of the 2014 National Curriculum, as well as exciting ideas to extend beyond it,...
By Tony Martin, Chira Lovat, Glynis Purnell
August 03, 2012
Now in its third edition, The Really Useful Literacy Book is the definitive guide to the high quality teaching of literacy in your primary classroom. Written specifically for primary school teachers and student trainee teachers, this book offers inventive ideas for the classroom together with an ...
By Harriet Price
January 29, 2009
Practitioners and students wishing to know how very young children develop an awareness of ICT will find this text invaluable. ICT has arguably one of the biggest impacts on every-day 21st century life, so its inclusion in the Early Years Foundation Stage curriculum reflects the need to encourage ...
By Tracy-ann Aston
September 23, 2015
The Really Useful Book of Science Experiments contains 100 simple-to-do science experiments that can be confidently carried out by any teacher in a primary school classroom with minimal (or no!) specialist equipment needed. The experiments in this book are broken down into easily manageable ...
By Tony Brown, Henry Liebling
February 19, 2014
The Really Useful Maths Book is for all those who want children to enjoy the challenge of learning mathematics. With suggestions about the best ways to use resources and equipment to support learning, it describes in detail how to make learning the easy option for children.An easy-to-follow, ...
By Jill Jesson, Graham Peacock
August 25, 2011
The Really Useful ICT Book is a practical and easy-to-use guide to give you all the confidence you need to use ICT really effectively inside and outside the primary classroom. It makes clear how ICT can be taught as a standalone subject, and how it can be used easily and imaginatively to enhance ...