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Ensure your school is fully stocked with first aid this summer

A great British summer can be somewhat unpredictable when it comes to the weather. One day we are being bombarded with rain, whilst the next could see us basking in record breaking temperatures. With UK temperatures set to rise in the coming days and Europe in the grips of a heat wave, it is essential […]

Global stars revealed as UK mindfulness charity’s first patrons

Today, marking the end of World Wellbeing Week, the national charity Mindfulness in Schools Project announces three internationally famous figures as its inaugural patrons. Game of Thrones star Jerome Flynn, environmental campaigner and politician Caroline Lucas MP and pioneering academic Jon Kabat-Zinn are known globally for outstanding work in their respective fields.  Now, they are […]

SEMCON DEVELOPS NEW GAME FOR HOMEWORK ON THE GO

There are clear links between physical activity and performance at school. But how do we inspire pupils to exercise more? As part of an equal health research project being run by Malmö University, Semcon has developed a mobile app that can get pupils to do their homework while also exercising outdoors. “Our idea was to […]

The Schools’ Energy Co-operative wins national business award

Barrow-based enterprise, The Schools’ Energy Co-operative Ltd, has scooped a prestigious national business accolade – taking home the prize for the Inspiring Co-op of the Year at the Co-operative of the Year Awards. Members of the co-op were presented with their award at a gala dinner during Co-op Congress, the sector’s annual conference, which was celebrating […]

Chessington World of Adventures chooses eco-friendly furniture

Chessington World of Adventures in Greater London has chosen to equip its outdoor spaces with eco-friendly furniture made from 100% recycled plastic. The Merlin Group theme park is constantly striving to reduce its global impact on the environment and as such looked at a more sustainable range of picnic benches for its guests. After researching […]

WINNERS ANNOUNCED IN THE TES SCHOOLS AWARDS 2019

After months of judging and the highest number of entries in its 11 year history, the winners of the Tes School Awards have been revealed! The most outstanding individuals and institutions that the education sector has to offer gathered together for a celebration at the Grosvenor House Hotel on Park Lane, London on Friday (21st […]

New data reveals nearly ¼ of parents believe responsibility for educating their children about financial matters lies elsewhere

According to a recent survey conducted by the team at Guarantor Loan Comparison, it has emerged that nearly 25% of parents who have children aged under 18 feel that they are not the most responsible for educating their children about financial matters. Using data sourced from respondents across the UK from all walks of life, […]

Wellbeing in schools: how can school leaders respond to the fact that one in eight students experience mental health issues?

Bernard Canetti, Principal of Brampton College, London’s highest achieving independent sixth form college gives his opinion on the government’s plan to dedicate an additional £31.6 million to the training of more educational psychologists and the need for a proactive holistic approach to wellbeing in schools… With one in eight 5 to 19-year-olds experiencing at least […]