Primary Matters magazine

Primary Matters, NATE’s magazine dedicated to primary members, is written by primary teachers, researchers, authors and the foremost English primary specialists.  Always with primary colleagues in mind, this magazine provides the busy classroom practitioner with ideas that are, stimulating, entertaining, sometimes controversial but invariably practical. Creative, vibrant and attractively presented, this is a magazine to dip into again and again. Articles appreciate the diversity of the primary environment and offer suggestions to hone pupils’ English skills across the curriculum in reading, writing, speaking and listening. Primary Matters will take your teaching of English to a higher level.

Opportunities to have your work published

We welcome proposals from all teachers of English so get in touch if you have an idea for an article or would like to inform us of an excellent free resource or opportunity. You can download sample articles below. Click on the front page to read the latest edition. We have made the latest eco-friendly edition of the magazine free to all teachers this term To access previous editions and receive future publications, please sign in or join.

Editor: Janet Gough, NATE Primary Officer primary@nate.org.uk

Samples from the latest edition (Summer 2022)

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Samples from the Spring 2022 edition

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Samples from Autumn 2021

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Samples from Summer 2021

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Samples from Spring 2021

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