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Heathfield School rated ‘Excellent’ by Independent Schools Inspectorate

Heathfield School, the Ascot-based independent secondary boarding and day school for girls aged 11-18, is celebrating having been officially declared ‘Excellent’ in all areas by the Independent Schools Inspectorate (ISI). Delighted headmistress, Marina Gardiner Legge, said, “I’m thrilled to see that the hard work and commitment of our brilliant staff has been formally recognised in […]

Parsons Green Prep’s Year 6 pupils achieve excellent 11+ results

Parsons Green Prep’s Year 6 children have achieved excellent 11+ results this year. Three children were offered scholarships to Putney High, Radnor House and Wimbledon High, with one of them now going to St Paul’s Girls School. All of Year 6 managed to get into one of their chosen schools and they passed examinations at […]

BOSCH PROVIDES HEATING SOLUTION FOR SIXTH OLDEST SCHOOL IN THE WORLD

  As part of an extensive sustainability programme and after suffering several legacy boiler failures, Royal Grammar School Worcester required a reliable and efficient heating solution across its seven plant rooms. The heritage of Royal Grammar School Worcester means there are certain challenges when incorporating energy efficient technologies within buildings dating back as far as […]

Sir Lenny Henry launches Let’s Play, the National Theatre’s new national primary school programme

Sir Lenny Henry today launches Let’s Play, a major new initiative supporting the development of drama and theatre in primary schools across the country. Let’s Play commissions exciting new plays with songs and music for children aged 4 to 11 to perform. The programme also provides teachers with high quality training and professional development. This […]

Bristol organisation shows why playtime is as important as class time

Teachers from five European countries visit ‘OPAL’ schools where improved playtimes have produced impressive results. Monday 12 February: Last week, 30 delegates from Poland, Slovakia, Czech Republic, Austria and Hungary flew to Bristol to get expert advice on playtime management and design from the Bristol-based community interest company Outdoor Play and Learning (OPAL). OPAL supports […]

NEW SCHOOLS IMPROVEMENT LEAD AND EXECUTIVE HEAD FOR LINGFIELD EDUCATION TRUST

Lingfield Education Trust has appointed a brand new schools improvement lead and executive headteacher to its leadership team. Mark Dent, 37, has joined the Multi-Academy Trust, which has its head office at Lingfield Point in Darlington and comprises six schools across Darlington and Teesside. With 16 years of experience in teaching and having qualified as […]

British Robotics Seed Fund invests in Magpie Education

AI driven lesson planning and assessment tool secures £300,000 to encourage uptake of STEM subjects in the UK Martlesham, 15 January 2018. Magpie Education, a firm that aims to inspire students in STEM subjects, through its engaging, cost-effective, AI driven resource tool, has secured seed investment from the British Robotics Seed Fund (BRSF). The investment […]

Over a million children to be gifted with free books

10th January 2018 – BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity reveals the two titles for this years Bookstart Baby and Bookstart Treasure packs. David Melling’s adorable 123 Splosh has been chosen for the Bookstart Baby pack, whilst the bold and colourful Max the Brave by Ed Vere, has been selected for the Bookstart Treasure […]

NEW RESEARCH REVEALS THE CHANGING FACE OF ICT NEEDS IN SECONDARY SCHOOLS

In an education landscape where restricted budgets remain the biggest challenge for UK schools, gaining maximum value from ICT spend is still a key priority for today’s ICT leaders.   Recent research conducted by RM Education into the external ICT support marketplace, which surveyed ICT leaders at over 300 maintained secondary schools across the UK, […]