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“Message from the future” – Good Energy calls on pupils to imagine their future and the impact of climate change on it
How is global warming going to change the world over the next 30 years?
That’s the question that Good Energy - https://www.goodenergy.co.uk/ - one of the leading renewable energy providers - is asking the UK’s school children to answer in an exciting nationwide competition, titled ‘A Message from the Future’.
The challenge is simple.
*£45,000 of educational prizes available for winning schools*
Shell today called for schools across Great Britain to enter The Bright Ideas Challenge, its national schools’ science competition, now in its third year. The competition invites students aged 11-14 to use their STEM skills and creativity to develop innovative solutions that could power our future cities. The prize for the best “bright idea” is £5,000 to super-size the winning school’s STEM teaching.
Modern day Australian fairytale lands in UK
As teachers across the UK prepare to start a new academic year, a modern-day fairytale from a land far away is ready and waiting to take your students on an exciting adventure they will treasure for years to come.
The protagonist is a clumsy young inventor on a quest for true love, and the challenges he must face to find it. But it is also a tale of bravery, absurdity and happiness, and the power of these qualities over negativity and sheer grumpiness.
The ten winners of the Let Teachers SHINE competition, run by education charity SHINE (Support and Help in Education), were announced at the Capita SIMS Annual Conference held in Hinckley, Leicestershire.
The competition, supported by Capita SIMS, is now in its sixth year and offers teachers across the country the chance to win a grant of up to £15,000 for their innovative idea to raise the achievement of disadvantaged children in maths, English or science.
A 12 year old from Barking has been crowned the winner of the National Young Writers’ Awards! David Williams’ story about a robot in 3017 triumphed over 10,000 entries from all across the UK. Author, TV presenter and adventurer, Steve Backshall surprised David with his prize at his school to mark the tremendous achievement. The special presentation assembly took place on Tuesday 20th June at All Saints Catholic School in Dagenham.
At Broxap we understand that the best way to encourage cycling in the long-term is by promoting the benefits of cycling to the younger generation, so this is why we’re announcing our Cycle2School giveaway competition, and it’s OPEN NOW!
How to enter
1. Visit the competition page
2. Read our terms and conditions before you enter
3. Complete the entry form, with your name, e-mail and school name, submit and then you’re in!
- Dulux Smarter Spaces study shows two thirds lack funding to make basic improvements
- North-south divide shows lower funding satisfaction rate in the south
- Initiative champions powerful effect of colour and design in the school environment
Superstickers have over 30 years experience supplying UK schools and we’d love to add you to our list of happy customers!
As well as stickers, stampers and pencils, you’ll find gifts and prizes, notepads, certificates, rulers, class charts, bookmarks, posters and much more at www.superstickers.com. There’s even a clearance section where you can pick up a bargain!
Two Manchester primary school pupils have won a national coding competition, after designing a computer game to send The Queen into space.
The Year 3 pupils from Bury Catholic Prep scooped joint first prize in the Discovery Education ISA Junior Coding Competition, which encouraged children to create a space themed app.
We’re delighted to announce the winners of My EPIC Era 2017.
In January 2017, 60 second histories launched a national history competition for schools in a bid to engage pupils in the joy of history. By the time the competition closed on 31st March, we had received loads of super (and very creative) entries.
Pupils from two primary schools stepped into the exciting world of television at Discovery Channel on Friday after their classmates scooped first prize in a national Roald Dahl competition.
DELICIOUS Hot Chocolate – with 50% Less Sugar – with hot chocolate being the most popular hot drink between 11 to 18 year olds, and with ever increasing levels of obesity in our society – the compact table top dispensers have been designed especially for schools to offer a 50% less sugar drink. There are two models available – just hot chocolate on its own, or with fat free skimmed milk for added Choco-latte, this offers a healthier option than all the leading brands of hot chocolate.
24,000 primary schools across the UK are being invited to ask their pupils: ‘How does a banana get to your lunchbox?’
The question forms part of an educational campaign run by the charity Seafarers UK in partnership with Fyffes. It will encourage children to think about the maritime world and how 95% of UK imports come by sea, including their favourite fruit, with the UK eating more than five billion bananas every year.
2016 saw the futuristic Recycle.Bots roll in to Schools throughout the county, and following on from the fantastic feedback that was received, Waste Management experts Mick George Ltd, has now expanded the animation themed initiative to incorporate Recycle-Trux.
As part of its drive to educate children on recycling, the local business with the help of its ingenious Recycle-Trux automobiles, are giving school children in Cambridgeshire the chance to win £1,000 for their school or the opportunity to earn themselves an Ipad mini.
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