Rose Hardy on the power of diversity in school

The power of diversity in school

The provision of a diverse and multicultural environment has become an important factor for parents in choosing the right school for their child and a unique selling point for schools to…

Children using video communications with teacher

How video communications can be used in schools

What is the point of education? It is to create the best learning opportunities for as many students across early and secondary education as possible. Unfortunately, not all educational…

Stuart McLaughlin tackling teacher shortages

Tackling teacher shortages - Aussie teacher placements

Romford Principal Stuart McLaughlin is tackling ‘head-on’ teacher shortages in the London Borough of Havering by flying out this October to Australia - where there is a surplus of teachers - to…

Quizlet app on a mobile phone

Interactive learning platform Quizlet seeks expansion in the UK

Now fully launched in the UK, Quizlet (www.quizlet.com) is one of the world’s leading user-generated learning platforms and…

School children in classroom

How to overcome the challenges of a growing classroom

GCSE students will collect the results of two years of their labour today and begin planning for the next stage of their lives – whether that be another step in academia, or out into the working…

Boy doing homework without his parents

Parents no longer needed for homework

Parents no longer needed for homework help as modern generations become empowered by smart devices, Lenovo™ survey finds


Gratnells STEAM Maker Spaces

Collaborative working in STEAM and maker spaces

The current rise in popularity of robotics, coding and programming in STEAM activities is a sign of the times. Technology is moving fast and in the digital age we live in, the coding, robotics and…

Domestic Abuse Art Performance

Domestic Abuse – a topic to avoid or embrace?

Domestic Abuse – a topic to avoid or embrace? By Lisa Charlotte Davis
Founder of arts education company Changing Relations C.I.C.

Domestic abuse is a topic that makes many of us…

Young mother at Straight Talking Peer Education

Straight Talking Peer Education

Straight Talking Peer Education employs teenage parents to educate pupils and raise awareness of Child Sexual Exploitation, healthy and unhealthy relationships and the realities and implications…

Katherine teaching students at FSC placement

FSC placement fires up Katherine’s passion for teaching

An award-winning graduate has been inspired to pursue a career teaching science after unearthing her passion for outdoor learning during a work placement with a leading UK educational charity.…

Dorset pupils gardening for countrywide gardening competition

Dorset School Wins Countrywide Gardening Competition

Hazelbury Bryan Primary School in Dorset, are the winners of this year’s Wilkinson Sword and Town & Country Gardening for Schools Campaign. The competition invited schools from across the…

Playground safety – a swing and play area

The importance of school playground safety

Playgrounds play a great part in the development of a child, the memories in a play park are often ones that are remembered. They’re the place where we play and explore risk, socialise with others…

promote your school at a fair

3 tips to help you promote your school at a fair

Richard Cutmore, Director of TFH Gazebos gives his best advice to promote your…

Teacher and students from Europe in a science class, using technology

Can technology help the most overburdened teachers in Europe? 

Once again, teacher workload is in the news. The issue has been at crisis point for some time, and its impact on retaining members of the profession is profound.

Recent figures from the…
Students at Pupils Innovation Festival

Pupils full of bright ideas for improving schools

Primary school pupils are being given the chance to shape the services offered in schools in North Yorkshire and beyond.

In the first event of its kind, up to 200 year 6 pupils took part…

Bilikis Banire, student at Hamad Bin Khalifa University, on incorporating autism in teaching via VR technology

Incorporating autism into lessons via VR technology

Bilikis Banire is a Ph.D student in computer science and engineering at Qatar Foundation member Hamad Bin Khalifa University. She is currently leading Qatar Foundation’s innovative project to…

The job application revolution

The job application revolution

A recent development in job-seeking technology has revolutionised candidate attraction across all industries, but it is schools who stand to gain the most. 

Every week, nearly 3,000…

Top 5 iPad teaching tips

Top 5 iPad teaching tips

Craig Smith, Education Sales Manager UK & Ireland, Jamf, has some pointers for using the iPad when teaching to ensure the…

Mill on the Brue Outdoor Activity Centre logo

Mill on the Brue Outdoor Activity Centre, Bruton, Somerset

Welcome to our Outdoor Classroom!

Mill on the Brue Outdoor Activity Centre has been opening its doors to schools and unaccompanied children since 1982.  We have been using the outdoors…