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Is RE in schools a route to stopping the rise in religious hate crime?

Religious education isn’t part of the National Curriculum, but it is compulsory in all maintained primary schools. 

RE sometimes seems to be more like an add-on than an…

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National Effort Required To Get Children And Young Adults Writing After A Wave Of Poor Literacy Results 

Five to 18-year-olds across the UK are struggling to put pen to paper. As writing and literacy skills are so important to success both in school and post-education, a national…

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Major Failings Uncovered Across UK Schools During COVID-19 Closures

At a time when the effect of COVID-19 on learning outcomes is attempting to be measured, policies and professional development in education specialist Dr Ryan Thomas Williams…

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Financial education charity reaches over 100 primary schools in one year

In the first year since launching, The Centre for Financial Capability, a charity aimed at strengthening financial resilience…

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Coppice Primary School awarded the Eco-Schools Green Flag certificate

Oldham-based Coppice Primary School has been awarded the Eco-Schools Green Flag Certification having demonstrated its commitment to encouraging good environmental behaviour…

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Scottish government proposes reduced use of restraint in schools

The Restraint Reduction Network (RRN) has welcomed the publication of the Scottish Government’s public consultation on draft guidance on the use of restraint in schools,…

Features

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Dramaworks helping schools with drama teaching and exam-oriented resources

Dramaworks has been trading for twenty-one years and now has 48 drama resources geared to examinations at 16 and 18 plus, as well as numerous plays, including many especially written for examination purposes. There are also resources aimed at the…

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Digital T Levels at a fork in the road

Two years into the flagship T Level programme would normally be an ideal time to review, take stock, and plot a clear route forward. When those two years coincided with a world-wide pandemic that massively impacted on face-to-face teaching, never…

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Art Workshops and Teacher Training for Primary Schools

Hi, my name is Christine and I run the Art Room. I used to work as a primary school teacher and now I specialise in supporting schools to teach art and DT. This is usually carried out as part of a whole school inset session, where I can target a…

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How educational technology can transform reading for pleasure

Reading for pleasure has many benefits to a child’s education, but how has educational technology transformed how we approach it? Reading development consultant and former Deputy Headteacher and Director of English, Ian Turner, discusses. Why…


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