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Celebrities and campaigners join Mindfulness in Schools Project to help make children’s mental health a priority today

Famous names from the worlds of TV, film, radio and politics will join teachers and mental health campaigners to raise funds for Mindfulness in Schools Project’s ‘A Million Minds Matter’ Appeal at their conference in London on 26th April 2019. The charity is hosting a star-studded day for teachers, school leaders, educators and parents to […]

12,835 new school classrooms urgently required in England by 2021/2022

  • England will see more than 385,000 additional pupils enter the primary and secondary school system by 2021/2022, filling the equivalent of 12,835 extra classrooms • London, the South East and the South West will see the largest increase in school-aged pupils in the next two years • Birmingham will experience the largest increase […]

Support your school – National launch

A brand-new initiative aimed at increasing children’s access to vital school resources has been launched. Support your school is a fundraising platform for schools managed by Peters, the UK’s leading specialist children’s book and furniture supplier to schools and academies. Support your school uses five easy to follow steps to help schools to raise funds […]

Imagination Gaming… Taking Great Leaps for Gaming Kind

Imagination Gaming founder Nigel Scarfe discovered the power of games while playing Dungeons and Dragons as a child. At the time, he was struggling to keep up in school and he found that the game expanded the way he used his mind and subsequently gave him a better understanding of maths and English in school. […]

SLS launches inaugural Active Community Competition

School Lettings Solutions (SLS) has announced the launch of a national competition which will offer one group the chance to win a year’s hire of facilities at a school in their region. SLS is on a mission to connect sport and leisure groups, classes and teams with their local schools to enhance the sense of […]

How can technology enhance teaching in rural schools?

With rural schools facing pressure from low pupil rolls, budget cuts and declining birth rates many small schools are struggling to maintain high standards. Kendra Bolton, headteacher at Stewartstown Primary, recognised internationally for its excellence in mathematics, explains how technology has helped her school meet these challenges and embrace its rural environment… Rural schools have […]

Government investment in EdTech must focus on underlying technology to enhance the learning experience

Reducing the administrative burden on teachers through innovative technology will deliver a richer and more engaging learning experience, says KYOCERA Document Solutions The Government’s announcement on Wednesday that it would invest up to £10 million in technology for the education sector reflects a growing recognition of the transformative role that technology can play in providing […]