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Hurry there is only two weeks left to enter Jet2holidays Ultimate School Trip competition which will give these conscientious children the educational trip of a lifetime

Research published today by Jet2holidays has revealed why we love school – and the differences between children and their parents show they’re a class apart! 

Help your class achieve maths mastery and win a share of £50,000 

 

Primary schools across the UK are invited to enter the Matific UK Games

 

Schools are switching to Matific for a step by step problem solving approach to maths mastery. The UK Matific Games competition is the perfect approach to maths mastery; students are encouraged through practical play, exploration and discussion.

New UK Government cyber schools programme ‘Cyber Discovery’ launches to find next generation of cyber security talent.

Young people in years 10-13 invited to test their skills in’ Cyber Discovery’, in a bid to find and train undiscovered cyber security talent

Whole-school communication apps can help to engage students, parents and potential employees in school activities – as well as cut down on admin and printing costs. Here Daniel Woodcock, Managing Director at Weduc, explains how…

A charity which aims to introduce role models from industry to pupils who need inspiration has appointed a new CEO. Here, Matt Lent explains how Future First are delivering opportunities to young people to boost their confidence and raise aspirations, by tackling issues around social mobility…

Can you explain what Future First is and describe its work?

Emily Evans, CEO, The Economist Education Foundation, on why we must engage with young people about the news

 

Pupils at a Cardiff school are being encouraged to day-dream in class this week, as part of a new programme of creative writing workshops launched to celebrate National Storytelling Week (January 27 to February 3), which is taking place across the country to celebrate the joy of storytelling. 

During the creative writing workshops, primary pupils at Kings Monkton School in Cardiff are turning their day-dreams into written stories, which will be published as part of a collection later this year. Pupils will also produce illustrations to accompany their stories in the collection.

Pupils are being offered the chance to take part in a nationwide programme to demonstrate the breadth of jobs available in the energy industry.

National education charity Future First – which works to break down barriers caused by social mobility issues – has partnered with Greenergy, the UK’s leading road fuel supplier and Europe’s largest manufacturer of biofuel from waste, to inform state school students about the skills necessary to succeed in the energy and fuel industry.

In the age of a digital world, it’s never been more important for pupils to get to grips with computing and computational thinking. As exciting as the digital world is, it can also pose a danger to those who don’t know what is safe, and what is not.

There’s no doubt that children are using social media more and more. Whether in school or at home, children spend a seemingly ever-increasing amount of time using apps and the internet for school work, home work, watching video, playing games – and, of course, social media.