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Word of the Week – Alright

'Word of the Week' is DYT's new weekly partnership with author Tim Glynn-Jones. Each week Tim will choose a word, exploring the history behind its meaning, pulling upon an assortment of wry observations on life as well as revealing some surprising historical facts and amusing home truths. This week: Alright. Is there a more rock’n’roll word than alright? That’s a [...]

By | 2019-02-19T17:27:52+00:00 February 19th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , , , |0 Comments

Word of the Week – Spell

'Word of the Week' is DYT's new weekly partnership with author Tim Glynn-Jones. Each week Tim will choose a word, exploring the history behind its meaning, pulling upon an assortment of wry observations on life as well as revealing some surprising historical facts and amusing home truths. This week: Spell. Last year, OxfordDictionaries.com published a list of the 10 most [...]

By | 2019-02-13T16:13:01+00:00 February 13th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Child Mental Health Awareness Week: Helping a child gain control over their worries

As part of Child Mental Health Awareness Week, DYT Consultant Teacher Kelly Challis takes us through her top tips for a child who may be experiencing intrusive or worrisome thoughts.  Worrying We all get concerned and often distracted by worries that seem so important they can impact on everything we try to do and say. Helping a child experiencing intrusive [...]

By | 2019-02-19T11:27:15+00:00 February 7th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, SEND|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Word of the Week – Heat

'Word of the Week' is DYT's new weekly partnership with author Tim Glynn-Jones. Each week Tim will choose a word, exploring the history behind its meaning, pulling upon an assortment of wry observations on life as well as revealing some surprising historical facts and amusing home truths. This week: Heat. If you're shivering in your car right now, rueing the [...]

By | 2019-02-05T16:59:58+00:00 February 5th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Word of the Week – Hurdy-Gurdy

'Word of the Week' is DYT's new weekly partnership with author Tim Glynn-Jones. Each week Tim will choose a word, exploring the history behind its meaning, pulling upon an assortment of wry observations on life as well as revealing some surprising historical facts and amusing home truths. This week: Hurdy-Gurdy. Chopper, the bass player in our band, is suffering with [...]

By | 2019-01-29T17:10:41+00:00 January 29th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Word of the Week – Wit

'Word of the Week' is DYT's new weekly partnership with author Tim Glynn-Jones. Each week Tim will choose a word, exploring the history behind its meaning, pulling upon an assortment of wry observations on life as well as revealing some surprising historical facts and amusing home truths. This week: Wit. Did you know that last Friday was National Thesaurus Day? [...]

By | 2019-01-23T12:55:36+00:00 January 23rd, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , |0 Comments

Word of the Week: Ball

'Word of the Week' is DYT's new weekly partnership with author Tim Glynn-Jones. Each week Tim will choose a word, exploring the history behind its meaning, pulling upon an assortment of wry observations on life as well as revealing some surprising historical facts and amusing home truths. This week: Ball. Where would we be without balls? England would never have [...]

By | 2019-01-17T15:22:23+00:00 January 15th, 2019|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , |0 Comments

What will 2019 bring for education policy?

DYT’s Policy and Public Affairs Executive, Dan Baynes looks at what’s coming up on the policy agenda and the work DYT will be doing to promote learners with literacy difficulties. Read his first blog looking back on our policy work from 2017-18. 2018 was a slow year for education policy. Brexit dominated the political discourse and the Department for Education [...]

By | 2019-01-11T11:42:03+00:00 January 4th, 2019|Categories: Blogs, Briefings, Policy News Feed|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

Reflections on DYT’s policy successes

It’s been 18 months since the 2017 general election. This means 18 months have passed since we unveiled the first DYT policy campaign, with our pledge requests to policy-makers to make learners with Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) a priority. With 2018 coming to an end, now is the perfect time to look back on our campaign and reflect [...]

By | 2018-12-20T11:49:07+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , , , |0 Comments

Make a commitment to improve your schools literacy in 2019

Wrapping paper has been cleared away and recycled (hopefully!), the tree and decorations are back in the loft, it’s dark outside, and February feels such a long way away. That can only mean one thing… Back to school! But there’s that one child in your class that you’re worried about. A bright child who answers every question spot on, but [...]

By | 2018-12-20T11:14:09+00:00 December 20th, 2018|Categories: Blogs|Tags: , , , |0 Comments

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.