9 July 2018 • 3:19pm Team Sky and BMC Racing joint favourites for lumpy time trial The verdict: Sagan takes yellow; Brailsford takes aim at Lappartient Full results and standings after stage two at the Tour de France Who are the favourites and can anybody challenge Chris Froome How much will riders and teams earn in prize money and points? Full starting list of teams and riders at the Tour de France Auto update On Off 3:18PM World champions out on the road Sunweb, the reigning world time trial champions, have rolled down the starting ramp. Tom Dumoulin, their general classification rider who finished second at the recent Giro d'Italia, will be hoping for a decent time here. Back in Ag2r-La Mondiale world, Silvan Dillier, the former Swiss national time trial champion, has fallen off the back. That's not great news for Romain Bardet. 3:09PM BMC Racing take lead! BMC Racing have gone 4sec faster than Team Sky … [Read more...] about Tour de France 2018, stage three – live updates from the team time trial
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0 Have your say Bright sparks at Frisby Primary School have taken part in fun interactive lessons which explored energy production, distribution and consumption. E.ON’s ‘Energy in a Play’ workshops challenged Key Stage 2 to become more energy efficient around the home.Pupils also learnt and practised a play about the importance of saving energy, which they performed to the rest of the school at the end of the day. Rachel Butler, class 2 teacher and curriculum coordinator for science at Frisby Primary School, said: “Our pupils really got involved in E.ON’s Energy in a Play workshops. By performing the play to the whole school all of the children have gained from the activity and picked up some ideas about the steps we can all take around the home to make sure we’re using energy wisely.”The workshops form part of E.ON’s commitment to helping educate communities across the UK about saving energy and smarter solutions. St Francis … [Read more...] about Powerful lessons teach Key Stage 2 pupils at Frisby Primary School about energy
PUPILS from 50 schools are today attending a science exhibition where they will discover if their teachers could be replaced by robots.The RDS Primary Science Fair is taking place at Belfast's Waterfront today and tomorrow.One of the largest science, technology, engineering, maths (stem) events, it brings together 1,500 Key Stage 2 pupils to showcase creative science investigations and reveal answers to experiments conducted over the past two months.Visitors can expect to find out which biscuits survive being dunked into tea, how fairground rides really work and how the unsinkable Titanic sunk.The RDS Primary Science Fair is already well-established in Dublin and Limerick and between the three venues will host more than 7,000 primary school children and their stem projects in 2018.With an underlying ethos of encouragement through whole-class participation, all of the schools chosen to exhibit will be presented with trophies and individual certificates for students in recognition of … [Read more...] about RDS Primary Science Fair will answer life’s important questions
If you are a parent, you might know that SATs week kicks off today. Children in England in Year 6 will be taking Key Stage 2 tests over the coming days. They will be examined in English grammar, punctuation and spelling, English reading and mathematics. Youngsters in Year 2 also take mathematics and English reading tests throughout May. There's also an optional English grammar, punctuation and spelling test. So if you have a child that will be sitting these, here's everything you need to know. Key stage 1 May 2018 - Key stage 1 test period The KS1 tests consist of: • English reading Paper 1: combined reading prompt and answer booklet • English reading Paper 2: reading booklet and reading answer booklet • Mathematics Paper 1: arithmetic • Mathematics Paper 2: reasoning Week commencing Monday, June 11, 2018 - Phonics screening check week The check consists of 20 real words and 20 pseudo-words that pupils read aloud to the check administrator. Key stage 2 … [Read more...] about SATs timetable for Key Stage 2 & everything else you need to know
KIDS are set to knuckle down for the latest round of national tests as the SATs kick off for 2018. Here's the lowdown on the exams for children aged seven and 11. What does SAT stand for? SAT stands for Statutory Assessment Test. They are designed as a way for teachers to check the progress their pupils are making in some key subject areas. The three areas tested are maths, English reading, and grammar, punctuation and spelling. SATs are taken across England with different tests carried out in Wales, Scotland and Northern Ireland. What are key stage 1 and key stage 2? Key stage 1 is the first level of testing kids go through in their school career. This year the tests will be carried out over the month of May. It is the legal term for the two years of schooling in state schools in England and Wales when pupils are aged between five and seven. Normally they will be in years one and two during this time frame. Key stage 2 is the second level of testing for kids aged between seven and … [Read more...] about What does SATs stand for, what are Key Stage 1 and Key Stage 2 and how are the exams marked?