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Best Kept Secret in Kent

On Saturday 21st November  11:00-17:00 a corner of Kent will be transformed into a mini wonderland. At the bottom of a valley bordering the Kentish downs is the Canterbury Steiner school just minutes from Canterbury. Each year the school celebrates the beginning of Advent with their Advent Fair.  The whole school is decorated and families […]

Kortext partners with Microsoft to make studying easier for students

Kortext, the UK’s leading digital textbook platform, is working with Microsoft to give students and universities easy access to thousands of textbooks anytime, anywhere and on any device. The partnership agreement will see Kortext integrate its digital textbook software into the Microsoft Office 365 cloud-based platform, now used by over 100 universities in the UK […]

DISCOVERY EDUCATION WORKS IN PARTNERSHIP WITH FLAKEFLEET PRIMARY SCHOOL TO DELIVER NEW PROFESSIONAL DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVE

  – Innovative Lancashire primary school embarks on new professional development effort empowering educators to use digital content to improve achievement, and prepare students for the challenges of tomorrow. –   London, United Kingdom (27 October 2015) – Discovery Education, the leading provider of digital content for primary schools, announced that it has partnered with […]

Fennies Gets Heroic for Great Ormond Street Hospital

Fennies Gets Heroic for Great Ormond Street Hospital October 26, 2015 Children and staff at Fennies day nursery and preschool in Sanderstead are set to dress as caped crusaders, superheroes and comic book stars on Friday to raise money for Great Ormond Street Hospital. Four-year-old Jack Clark was admitted to the hospital with severe eczema […]

Leading education assurance provider rebrands as RSM

One of the leading audit and assurance providers to the UK education and skills sector is today changing its name as part of a global rebranding exercise. Baker Tilly is today adopting the name RSM, uniting under a single common brand with RSM audit, tax and consulting firms across the world. RSM International is the […]

Education Forum 16-17th November – Don’t miss it!

With less than three weeks to go, things are well underway at the Education Forum HQ, ahead of the event taking place on the 16th & 17th of next month. The team have been working non-stop to ensure a great line up of suppliers, delegates and presentation/seminar speakers for a day and a half of […]

National charity reaches out to deaf young people at school

A new way of supporting deaf pupils at mainstream schools has been launched by the National Deaf Children’s Society.   Nearly 80% of deaf children in England attend a school where they may be the only deaf child enrolled. Without the right support, deaf children and young people are vulnerable to isolation, abuse, bullying and […]

Only one fifth of 5 – 15 year olds are getting enough physical exercise

A Public Health England briefing* published today (Monday 19 October) has made recommendations to promote walking to tackle the levels of inactivity within children. The briefing, titled ‘What works in schools and colleges to increase physical activity’, shows that only one in five 5-15 year olds are currently achieving the recommended levels of physical activity […]

CMA advises schools and suppliers over uniform prices

The CMA has written to head teachers, governing boards and suppliers urging them to make school uniforms available at the best prices possible. The open letter explains that some parents in England have been forced to pay up to £10 extra per item where schools appoint exclusive uniform suppliers and the Competition and Markets Authority […]