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The McAvoy Group, one of the UK’s leading offsite specialists, has delivered a new two-form entry primary school built offsite for Ramsgate Arts Primary School. The building provides state-of-the-art facilities for up to 420 children to support its focus on the arts.
Part of Viking Academy Trust, Ramsgate Arts Primary is a new free school which offers a curriculum with an emphasis on the arts.
The online educational publisher Twinkl has launched a bespoke service for parents.
The Twinkl website is home to over half a million learning resources for all ages and is used by educators across the globe, with over 3.8 million visitors worldwide.
Now parents can access bespoke resources on ‘Twinkl Parents’, a service designed to meet the needs of an increasing number of parents accessing and subscribing to the Twinkl website.
Not-for-profit educational charity LGfL has called for technology companies to embrace calls for change and put the safety of children first in all developments in light of findings from its latest report.
As school leavers across England and Wales collect their A level results, it seems misconceptions remain regarding one of the most dynamic post-school career options available – apprenticeships.
New research from Arch Apprentices has suggested that negative perceptions about apprenticeships are still rife among Britain’s exam students. Specifically among females, the supposed lack of academic credibility is still a worry, despite apprenticeships allowing many avenues for adding to qualifications and credentials.
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With a shocking 170 operations a day in the UK to remove rotten teeth in children, to engage kids with brushing, the Aquafresh Inventors Academy wanted to get children involved in making brush time more fun.
The winning invention came from Giselle, 10 from Kennington; London, called ‘Brushing Explosions’. Giselle’s design is a ‘Create Your Own’ toothbrush with a number of elements that children can change around to make brush time something that they look forward to every day.
Eden Project in Cornwall quickly became a world-famous visitor attraction. Called the "eighth wonder of the world" by the Times newspaper, Eden Project welcomes over 1 million visitors each year of which, over 50,000 are children on organised school visits. It recently took delivery of a MakerSpace trolley from Gratnells, best known for its widely used range of storage systems and iconic storage trays.
The UK’s leading independent online secondary school – InterHigh - is now offering primary school education.
InterHigh Juniors will launch this September offering the same quality, flexible, accessible and positive education online as its secondary school, for Year 5 and Year 6 pupils.
Founded in 2005, InterHigh began life with just 23 pupils but today teaches over 1,000 students worldwide from Year 7 through to AS and A Levels.
A pupil from St Simon’s Primary school in Stockport was announced as the winner of the Totally Local Company and Little Sports Coaching Healthy Lifestyle competition.
The competition asked children in schools that Totally Local Company work with, to think about all elements of a healthy lifestyle. The children were then asked to design a poster which promotes all messages around Healthy Lifestyles, such as healthy food, water, exercise and a healthy mind.
The majority of teachers in England are unsure of the benefits of working for a Multi-Academy Trust (MAT) and two thirds would choose a role in a standalone school over a job working within a MAT. Nearly two thirds (63%) of teachers have no understanding of how working for a MAT differs from teaching in a normal school, and even teachers that are already working within a MAT are unsure of the advantages it brings (54%).
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