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5 Things To Consider When Choosing Your School Canopy

Outdoor shelters and canopies are a great way to extend the space available to schools - from outdoor classrooms and dining areas to covered playgrounds - but how do you make sure you choose the…

The Effects of Digital Media Consumption on Education

According to a recent Pew Research Center survey, 92% of teens report using the internet on a daily basis,…

Wooden playground equipment and why it is better

The two key components of designing playgrounds is sustainability and safety. When children are playing around them their attentions tend to sway towards how ‘fun’ and interactive they are. So …

Forest school outdoor learning

The Hideout House Company have created a new range of outdoor classrooms and shelters to complement the forest school revolution

As the Forest Schools programme spreads to more and more…

Plugging in to modular buildings – lighting controls in the education sector

As a growing population puts further strain on the demand for public services and school places, local authorities are turning to modular buildings to construct lower carbon buildings more quickly…

Is your classroom technology safe from damage & theft?

Whilst classroom technology continues to transform the learning environment and empower students with the tools that they need to succeed, it also puts schools under additional pressure, due to…

How to set up a screen printing department

Screen printing offers your art department a valuable and practical way of teaching students a skill set that they can go on to use in their working life, but setting a brand new screen printing…

The Importance of Hands on Learning in Schools

Alex Dalton, Managing Director of woodworking machinery specialists Daltons Wadkin, takes a look at the importance of hands on learning, and why subjects…

Is Outsourcing ICT Support Becoming Inevitable in Education?

Martin Pipe, Head of Service Scope & Design at RM Education, explores the growing trend in schools seeking to outsource or co-source their IT support services as a measure to not only save…

4 Great Reasons to have African Drumming and Dance in Schools

 

If you’ve never experienced one of our Unbeatable Energy workshops before, you might never have considered the many ways that…

How can schools improve their recruitment and retention of teachers?

 

It is common knowledge for everyone with an interest in education that primary and secondary schools across the UK are finding it more and more difficult to attract and retain teaching…

The benefits of having canopies in schools

 

Opting to install a canopy in a school would bring with it a number of benefits. The children would be able to play and learn outside in an environment that would not be affected by the…

Mayor’s Fund for London supports legal education project with primary schools in London

 

Almost 1000 primary school pupils have gained an insight into the workings of the justice system through taking part in the Mayor’s Fund for London Theatre of Law project during this…

LED lighting in a school sports hall

LED lighting for schools – a bursar's guide

According to the Carbon Trust, getting lighting right is essential for both energy…

CSG On Campus To Handle Hazardous Laboratory Waste

CSG is a leading and award winning force within the waste management sector founded in 1934 operating from 27sites stretching from Southampton to Middlesbrough. CSG’s Chemical Specialists division…

How to make school sports safe and enjoyable for everyone

 

Daniel Goddard, Manager of Stadia Sports, discusses the importance of safety in sports for children at…

Looking after sports equipment – How to reduce risk, prolong product life and save money

For over 12 years, Mark Harrod Ltd has been manufacturing and supplying a wide range of sports products to clubs, associations and schools with quality football goals and sporting equipment.…