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Moulton School & Science College wins Redway Networks “Win Big” competition

Moulton School & Science College wins Redway Networks “Win Big” competition with a £20,000 Aerohive new WiFi 6 802.11ax solution! Redway Networks popular “Win Big” competition returned at the end of last year with a bigger than ever prize for the education sector. The competition was supported by Aerohive Networks to offer a school, college or university the opportunity to win a wireless solution with their new 802.11ax WiFi 6 wireless technology worth over £20,000, providing the very best… Full story
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New Eating Disorders Resource Labelled 'Game Changer' By GP

Teachers, and those with student welfare responsibility, may at last have a new resource to help them support young people experiencing eating disorders. Such is the case of rapidly increasing rates in disordered eating across the country, it is now becoming more and more challenging for headteachers, school wellbeing teams and campus-based care staff to find swift and appropriate options for support. Now a new service has entered the arena, to help provide instant empathy and recognition of… Full story
Lincroft Academy students receiving Artsmark Award

Lincroft Academy receives prestigious Artsmark Platinum Award 

Pupils and staff at Lincroft Academy are celebrating after receiving a prestigious Artsmark Platinum Award. Artsmark Platinum is Arts Council England’s highest award for schools and education settings that champion cultural education. It celebrates settings that embrace the arts across the curriculum, influencing other educational organisations and bringing them to life for children and young people. In order to achieve their Artsmark Award, Lincroft Academy, rated Good by Ofsted and part of… Full story
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Sheffield Hallam Festival of Education set to breakdown barriers

Sheffield Hallam Festival of Education set to breakdown barriers, raise aspirations and start conversations A groundbreaking ground breaking new education conference, Hallam Festival of Education, is taking place on Friday 14th and Saturday 15th June at Sheffield Hallam University. Organised by South Yorkshire Futures, a social mobility partnership committed to improving education and raising aspiration for young people in South Yorkshire, the theme of the Festival is ‘Transformative Change’,… Full story
Boy in Science Class after watching personalised intervention videos

Tassomai to launch personalised intervention videos

From September, schools working with Tassomai will have access to a suite of 150 videos designed to target gaps in knowledge identified by their use of the program. The Tassomai algorithm automatically identifies students’ weaknesses and picks out a video targeted at helping them. - Tassomai to launch personalised intervention videos for students with knowledge gaps in science - Research project shows significant impact on knowledge recall and retention amongst GCSE science students From… Full story
Children reading for 140 million minutes for World Book Day

Almost half a million bookworms read for 140 Million Minutes!

On Thursday 7 March 2019 (World Book Day) 489,619 children and young people from around the world took part in the never-before-attempted challenge to read for 200 Million Minutes in just 26 days as part of Achievement for All’s 200 Million Minutes Reading Challenge. In total over 140 million minutes were read in special reading assemblies, teddy bears picnics, reading events and competitions in schools, settings, libraries, community groups, businesses and organisations across the UK as well… Full story
Education resources from the marketplace

Introducing the Marketplace just for Educators

Reuse4education.com is a unique online marketplace platform for educators to swap, buy and sell, donate or borrow equipment and resources   Sites like eBay, Gumtree and Facebook Marketplace have become valuable resources for anyone looking to sell, find or swap goods - however nurseries, schools, colleges and universities have a niche need for equipment and as budgets are squeezed they’re often trawling these sites to no avail. In comes Reuse4education, a new online portal dedicated solely to… Full story
Haylie Taylor, EducationCity’s education consultant and a former teacher, on pupil self-assessment

Helping pupils thrive through self-assessment

Haylie Taylor, EducationCity’s education consultant and a former teacher, provides insight on the importance of boosting independent learning and looks at how schools can help their pupils thrive by prioritising regular self-assessment activities over formal testing… The ability to think and act independently is one of the most important skills that students can learn. Creating learners who are in control of their education helps to nurture them to become independent thinkers outside the… Full story
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Over Half of UK School Parents Don't Know Their Times Tables

A new survey by YouGov, on behalf of educational app Edplus, reveals that 52% of parents and guardians of school aged children (under 18 years old) across Britain don't know all of their times tables perfectly. Furthermore, the survey found that: The easiest times table to recall perfectly was the 2 times table, with 76% of the British population being able to do so. The hardest was the 8 times table, with only 59% of British population being able to recall it perfectly. The age group who… Full story
Caitlin blogs on the Rocking Ur Teens event

Rocking Ur Teens: Year 9 pupil Caitlin blogs about conference

Caitlin McShane from class 9D at Southend High School for Girls took part in an empowering conference organised by Rocking Ur Teens, aimed at boosting confidence amongst young people. Here's how Caitlin found the experience… On Tuesday 12 March, following International Women’s Day celebrations, twelve Year 9 pupils attended the Rocking Ur Teens girls’ conference, which took place at the NatWest offices, Bishopsgate. Rocking Ur Teens is a social enterprise whose goal is to give young people the… Full story
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Welcome to The Wilderness Centre

Set in around 30 acres of beautiful woodland, meadow and pastureland right of the edge of the Royal Forest of Dean, the Wilderness Centre is an award winning outdoor activity and residential centre offering a range of outdoor activities and indoor facilities for schools and community groups, family gatherings and corporate clients.  With flexible packages such as day or residential stays, camping, self-catered or fully catered options, the Centre is well placed to meet the needs of a variety of… Full story
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Genee: Future proofing classrooms

Genee is a leading manufacturer of touchscreen technology and interactive software solutions; delivering a range of interactive multi-touch touchscreen displays, touch tables, and visualisers, with a range of software to enhance teaching, training and presentations within the education sector. Our expertise in the professional AV industry enables us to have an in-depth understanding of varied client requirements, and we provide unique solutions designed to make life easier and enhance teaching… Full story
Britton Pears Foundation students at a education session

Engaging and inspiring education sessions for all 

The Red House, Aldeburgh - Engaging and inspiring education sessions for all  The Red House is the former home of the world famous composer, Benjamin Britten (1913-1976) and his partner, the singer Peter Pears (1910-1986). Located in the beautiful Suffolk town of Aldeburgh, The Red House is a unique resource for schools and provides an inspiring educational experience for all children. It has won awards for its work with families, children and young people. Benjamin Britten wanted to engage… Full story
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The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Co Ltd

The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway Co Ltd A traditional steam train, taking passenger on a unique journey to the tip of Lake Windermere. The perfect addition to your Lake District adventure. Established in 1973 The Lakeside & Haverthwaite Railway is a family run business in the heart of the Lake District. The track which passengers travel upon today was a former Furness Railway branch line, initially used to transport coal and iron ore, bobbins, dye, gunpowder and much more, in and… Full story
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Pioneers OKIDO & OjO launch the first coding board game

London-based STEAM (science, technology, engineering, the arts and maths) learning pioneers OKIDO and OjO, have joined forces to launch the first coding board game for four-year-olds. OKIDO, makers of Messy Goes to OKIDO CBeebies TV show and OKIDO arts and science magazine, and educational game and toy developer OjO, are today (May 13) launching the Which Way? game as part of a joint Kickstarter campaign to raise £15,000. Designed to make learning engaging and fun, the game has been created … Full story
The Timpson Review on school exclusions has been published, with 30 recommendations for change. Recommendations include making settings more accountable for school exclusions in an “effective and fair way” and offering more guidance and tools to teachers, writes QA Education editor Victoria Galligan.  A £10million crackdown on poor behaviour also formed part of the key measures which are being taken by the Government in a bid to reduce exclusions.  The review, carried out by Edward Timpson CBE, highlighted

What does the Timpson Review on school exclusions mean for your school?

The Timpson Review on school exclusions has been published, with 30 recommendations for change. Recommendations include making settings more accountable for school exclusions in an “effective and fair way” and offering more guidance and tools to teachers, writes QA Education editor Victoria Galligan. A £10million crackdown on poor behaviour also formed part of the key measures which are being taken by the Government in a bid to reduce exclusions. The review, carried out by Edward Timpson CBE… Full story