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Brook Lapping Productions

Overview
Works: 1,148 works in 1,965 publications in 1 language and 126,699 library holdings
Genres: Instructional television programs  History  Nonfiction television programs  Documentary television programs  Biography  Documentary films  Drama  Biographical films  Biographical television programs  Historical reenactments (Television programs) 
Roles: Producer, prn
Classifications: PN1997, 947.063
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Publications about Brook Lapping Productions
Publications by Brook Lapping Productions
Most widely held works by Brook Lapping Productions
Primary science : working with resources by West Australian College Television( visu )
12 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 981 libraries worldwide
Five lesson starters provide an engaging access point to the subject of sound and hearing across KS1 and KS2. At the end of each clip a question is posed. Clip 1 is a comedy about a man whose noisy neighbours keep him awake and asks the question: What materials are best to muffle sound? Clip 2 is a Sound Quiz. An elaborate montage of pictures and sounds are followed by a quiz where ten sounds are played back without any pictures. How many sounds can you recognise? Clip 3 is a little drama about a game of hide and seek in a wood. Gabby has trouble finding her friend until she realises that taking off her ear muffs help her pinpoint where he's hiding. In Clip 4 the professor tests out different sounds on his assistant Sam. How do they make her feel; happy, sad or indifferent? Clip 5 is about changing sound and features a drum group in a school finding out about changing the pitch of African drums. It finishes with a captivating drum performance
Primary maths : odds and evens by Graham Wilson( visu )
11 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 813 libraries worldwide
Teachers at Cuffley School share three of their best maths ideas about shape and space. Years 2 and 3 explore the characteristics of different shapes using elastic. Firstly they use elastic bands on their fingers. Then with long pieces of elastic they make large shapes in the classroom using their bodies. At The Wroxham School Year 1 go on a shape hunt. This school has a Jeep on the school field and a motorbike and sidecar in the library! The children are enthused by finding mathematical shapes in the real world. Back at Cuffley School Year 3 are turning 2D in to 3D shapes. Using drinking straws and modelling dough they have to construct 3D shapes from 2D diagrams, drawing on their geometrical knowledge. In the plenary the children play a game where they have to listen to the properties of a shape being described, then guess what 3D shape it is. All the activities in this programme show aspects of geometry, shape and space using creative and absorbing ideas
Primary by Robert Drew( visu )
8 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 653 libraries worldwide
Lenny Henry contributes to this fun and insightful film examining how primary schools can benefit from a deeper level of engagement with NGOs and national appeals such as Comic Relief. Staff and pupils at Leigh Primary near Manchester explain how they have developed empathy with the outside world, engaged with big global issues and even taken their views to Downing Street by going beyond just charity fundraising through education and campaigning. At Bowes Primary in North London the staff and pupils reveal how they put on a successful Red Nose Day event at their school aimed not only at raising funds, but raising the school's profile in the local community too
Secondary science : reactive elements by Australian Broadcasting Corporation( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 634 libraries worldwide
Resource Review is the place to see three teaching resources given a rigorous road test. Whether you re looking for the latest products on the market or for a classic that has passed you by, we can help. Each week, teachers try out resources in their classroom, and our studio panellists then decide which deserve top marks. In this programme, Tony Gray, Science AST at Kings Norton Girls School in Birmingham, has recommended:- DNA Fingerprinting Kit, from Bio-Rad Laboratories- Elephant faeces, from the local zoo- Molecular model from a Chemistry Kit by Spiring EnterprisesPresenter Hermione Cockburn is joined in the studio by Tony and panellists Adrian Fenton, Curriculum Support Manager for the Association of Science Education, and Mike Terry, Science Teacher at Alexandra Park School in Haringey
Catherine the Great by Paul Burgess( visu )
4 editions published between 2006 and 2010 in English and held by 631 libraries worldwide
A minor German princess with connections to Swedish royalty, the future Catherine the Great, Empress of Russia began as the handpicked bride of the future Czar. When he ascended the throne, Catherine plotted his overthrow, took power, and began to pull her country out of the dark ages. She led Russia for 30 years, creating an enviable dynasty build on cunning and ruthlessness, in addition to newfound notions of justice, progress, and a centralized government. Ahead of her time, Catherine the Great stands as a model for light in a time of great cultural and sociological darkness. In blending discussion of the facts by scholars, each presenting a particular slant on Catherine's life and conduct, with fictional recreations of pivotal events in her life, this film presents a well-rounded portrait of 18th Century Europe's most 'enlightened' despot
Primary history ( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 492 libraries worldwide
Each week, Resource Review experts recommend top resources which are put to the test, giving teachers the ability to make informed decisions regarding the most effective resources ranging from the best publications to the most applicable pieces of software. This episode focuses on primary history. Teacher Fiona Sinclair from Our Lady of Victories RC Primary School in London looks at the Copycats CD, textbook The Life and World of Henry VIII from Heinemann and Terry Deary's The Terrible Tudors, published by Scholastic. In the studio, presenter Hermione Cockburn discusses the results and the resources with the Resource Review panel, which features Ben Walsh, freelance education consultant and history expert, freelance education consultant Roy Watson-Davis, Baldev Singh, the teacher who won the 2004 award for Innovation in Education and Jared Brading, a primary history expert
Primary geography ( visu )
9 editions published between 2005 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 488 libraries worldwide
Resource Review is your solution to finding the best resources for teaching your subject. Whether you re looking for the latest publication or the most applicable piece of software, we can help you choose. Each week we test out resources around the country and in our studio base at Broadley Studios, London. Paula Richardson, Head of Global Student Teaching course at the University of Minnesota, introduces three new resources for primary geography: Teacher Mike Michaels and his class at Wilbury Primary School in London roadtest the Map Symbol Flashcards from the Ordnance SurveyEmma Davey and her Year 4 class from Grafton Primary school in London examine an aerial photo of their school with Our School JigsawPanellists and presenter discuss Woolacombe - A Coastal Study. Presenter Hermione Cockburn is joined by Paula and panellists: Colin Hynson, a museums educator and freelance writer and Alan Mills of the Specialist Schools and Academies Trust
Queen Victoria's empire ( visu )
5 editions published between 2001 and 2006 in English and held by 487 libraries worldwide
Meet the queen who ruled over one-fifth of humanity and the larger-than-life figures who shaped British imperialism. Uses personal accounts and historical reenactments in Britain, India, and Africa to reveal the frequent clash of personality and culture that would mark Queen Victoria's reign and tells the story of how a small island nation would come to control three-fourths of the world's trade and one-fifth of its population in one of the greatest empires the world has known
Secondary English : decoding and writing reviews ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 468 libraries worldwide
English Teacher Claire Leech at Warden Park School in Sussex has a lively class with a disproportionate number of boys so she plans to capture their interest by asking them to review the way commentators have covered the English team's performance in the World Cup. Some of her pupils are given broadsheets to study while others decode tabloid coverage. The emphasis is on spotting and decoding clique, style and bias. At Westminster City School in Victoria, English teacher Leon Hady class of Year 8 boys are also decoding reviews. They start by learning a new reviewing word - in this case, 'enthralling'. In the main part of the lesson they study an entertaining Guardian review of the Hulk written as if it had been composed by the film's leading character and are then asked to write their own review. In the Plenary Leon plans a longer writing task based on reviewing a short French animation
Telescope : hunting the edge of space ( visu )
3 editions published between 2010 and 2011 in English and held by 423 libraries worldwide
Takes viewers on a global adventure of discovery, dramatizing the inNovations in technology and the achievements in science that have marked the rich history of the telescope. Then Nova turns its attention to a new generation of ever-larger telescopes, poised to reveal answers to longstanding questions about our universe
Elusive peace : Israel and the Arabs ( visu )
4 editions published in 2005 in English and held by 332 libraries worldwide
President Clinton, Yasser Arafat, the Israeli Prime Ministers, their generals and advisors, and those behind the suicide bombs and assassinations tell what happened behind closed doors as peace talks gave way
Primary MFL ( visu )
6 editions published between 2006 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 330 libraries worldwide
We visit Medway in Kent, where 60 out of 63 schools are already delivering a modern foreign language, as they continue to build capacity to meet the Government's 2010 deadline for every child at KS2 to have the opportunity to learn a foreign language. We find out how the local authority is adapting the KS2 Framework to support its non-specialist workforce, and take a snapshot of five different primaries - and one secondary school - trying to cope with the challenges of delivering meaningful and progressive language learning in time for 2010. Experiences range from Park Wood Junior School, where progressive language learning is supported by close adherence to the Medway programmes of study and creative timetabling; to Cliffe Woods Primary, where they're trialling a more cross-curricular approach. We hear from Tara Deevoy, Medway's lead languages consultant, and from headteachers, specialist and non-specialist teachers, and the pupils
Secondary humanities : colonial history ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and held by 328 libraries worldwide
AST Dr. Robin Whitburn at St Mary's School in Hendon plans a lesson about British relations with her colonial subjects for his post GCSE study group. Both he and Sara Bubb, Senior Lecturer at the Institute of Education, are great believers in the importance of identifying a key question. In this lesson the key question is about British and African expectations of each other and how were they expressed in illustrations. He starts with a lively opener about which World Cup African qualifiers are former colonies of which European power. He allows for differentiation with standard, super and super upgrade categories of complexity. He then moves on to looking at historical illustrations and ask his students to decode the relationship displayed therein. He completes his plan with a plenary on the expectations the Africans had about themselves. His advice to other teachers is not to stay awake at night worrying about planning the next day's lesson
Primary RE ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 328 libraries worldwide
Each week, Resource Review experts recommend top resources which are put to the test, giving teachers the ability to make informed decisions regarding the most effective resources ranging from the best publications to the most applicable pieces of software. Dr Sarah Smalley, Chair of the Association of RE Inspectors, Advisers and Consultants, recommends multimedia packs Pathways of Belief from BBC Education, Picturing Creation from RE Today Services and Samira's Eid, a dual language book from Mantra Lingua Publishers. Deputy Head Peter Greaves at Dovelands Primary School, Leicester, tested Picturing Creation and later the Pathways of Belief DVD, introducing Islamic beliefs and the Qur an. In the studio, presenter Hermione Cockburn discusses all three resources with Dr Smalley and panellists Ray Barker, Head of the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), and Alan Mills of the Specialist Schools Trust
Primary English ( visu )
5 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and Undetermined and held by 327 libraries worldwide
Each week, Resource Review experts recommend top resources which are put to the test, giving teachers the ability to make informed decisions regarding the most effective resources ranging from the best publications to the most applicable pieces of software. Freelance educational writer Gill Budgell, chooses three resources for primary English: Collin's Big Cat reading scheme from Harper, Reading Comprehension Cubes from Learning Resources, and Story Catcher, a free website which offers a forum for children's writing. In her London classroom, Louise Newman uses books from the Collin's Big Cat series to teach her Key Stage 1 class about verbs and adjectives, while in Southport, Caroline Williams uses Reading Comprehension Cubes with her Key Stage 2 class. In the studio, Gill joins presenter Hermione Cockburn to discuss the resources with panellists Barbara Conridge from NATE and Adrienne Jones, a freelance education consultant
Performance management by Gavin Novis( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Mike Baker and Sheena McDonald discuss the changes to Performance Management legislation and how it will affect teachers in schools, helping you through the jargon of performance cycles, review meetings and performance related pay. We talk to Christine Keates of the NASUWT about teachers concerns. Sue Tranter, author of Performance Management in Schools and a headteacher herself, joins us in the studio to tell us how changes to performance management structures affect teachers and headteachers
Primary literacy : planning different activities ( visu )
4 editions published between 2005 and 2010 in English and Undetermined and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Each week, Resource Review experts recommend top resources which are put to the test, giving teachers the ability to make informed decisions regarding the most effective resources ranging from the best publications to the most applicable pieces of software. Teacher Kathryn Fitzsimmons from Emmanuel Primary School, London, demonstrates Planet Wobble, Routes to Writing and Morphun Learning System: Upper and Lower Case with her class. The Resource Review panel includes Ray Barker, BESA, Adrienne Jones, freelance educational consultant, Kay Scoresby, freelance educational consultant and Adrian Fenton, Curriculum Support Manager from ASE. They discuss the resources and Kathryn's results with presenter David Bromfield at the Resource Review studio
Secondary MFL ( visu )
3 editions published between 2005 and 2006 in English and held by 326 libraries worldwide
Each week, Resource Review experts recommend top resources which are put to the test, giving teachers the ability to make informed decisions regarding the most effective resources ranging from the best publications to the most applicable pieces of software. This programme focuses on secondary MFL resources. Resources are chosen by a subject expert, tried out in the classroom and then discussed back in the studio by the Resource Review panel of specialists
Diplomas : a progress report ( visu )
4 editions published between 2007 and 2008 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
The new 14-19 Diplomas were rolled out in just under 150 schools nationwide in September 2008 amidst controversy as to content and worth. We talk to the teachers who have spent the past six months delivering the five pioneer subjects in: Creative and Media; IT; Construction; Engineering; and Society, Health and Development. They reveal the lessons learnt so far, including the need for painstaking planning; careful time-tabling; time for the consortia to gel; and continuing concerns around assessment. While worries about rural schools and the distance needed to be travelled by some consortia diploma pupils were well aired prior to launch, some urban schools report issues as well, in particular about post code territorialism. For instance pupils based in London E9 were unwilling to travel to N16 schools to study for their Diplomas. Interviewees include Diploma champions Sir Mike Tomlinson and Toyota boss Sir Alan Jones, as well as school staff and students
Algebra : what's the pattern? by K. Elayn Martin-Gay( visu )
4 editions published between 2008 and 2010 in English and held by 323 libraries worldwide
It's two friends party and they are trying to work out how many people they can sit at their party table. Of course the birthday boy and girl must sit at opposite ends of the table with all their guests sitting down either side. One table can sit 6 children, one at each end and two on either side, when a second table is added 10 children can be seated (2 at either end and 4 at each side). As the tables and the number of children grow a pattern starts to appear. Can your pupils work out the pattern and predict how many children could come to the party if there were 100 tables? This programme is part of the KS2 Math Lesson Planning Pack on Algebra, which includes two lesson starters, one great lesson idea and a CPD discussion
 
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