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Understanding Children Missing Education (CME)

  There are growing concerns about the number of children in the UK who are not attending school or receiving a suitable alternative provision. According to the Department for Education (DfE), data collected from local authorities estimated that in the year 2021/22, 94,900 children were missing education during the Autumn term.[1]    Children missing education […]

CASE STUDY: Progress Careers transforms CEIAG at Hermitage Academy

  Hermitage Academy, a mixed secondary school in Chester-le-Street, County Durham, partnered with Progress Careers in 2022 to enhance their existing Careers Education, Information, Advice, and Guidance (CEIAG) provision. INITIAL CHALLENGES   Before partnering with us, Hermitage Academy encountered several hurdles in offering effective career advice to their students. The primary challenges included limited time […]

Yorkshire Education Recruitment Specialist tackles school staffing crisis with ‘Get Into The Classroom’ initiative

  Yorkshire education recruitment specialists Principal Resourcing have launched a new ‘Get into the Classroom’ initiative in a bid to address the labour shortage for school support staff.   As of March 2024, figures show that one in five UK teaching assistant posts is unfilled, causing a staggering decline in school support staff. The East Riding of […]

Free resources from British Heart Foundation to help teach CPR

Save time, save money, save lives. The British Heart Foundation (BHF) has just launched an innovative CPR teaching tool for schools across the country. Classroom RevivR is the BHF’s new game-changing interactive tool that makes it easy for pupils to learn CPR and how to use a defibrillator in the classroom. It’s PSHE-accredited, meets curriculum […]

Five Ways Schools Can Reduce Their Waste

Schools have a huge waste output every year, with primary schools producing an estimated 45kg of waste per pupil, and 22kg per pupil in secondary schools, equalling 250,000 tonnes of waste annually. This staggering figure indicates how desperately the education sector must reduce waste to be more sustainable.   Finding appropriate ways to reduce the […]

Locker manufacturer’s innovation helps schools navigate mobile phone headache

  A locker manufacturer is helping schools navigate the mobile phone headache by launching an innovative storage solution.   Launched this month, Phone Safe by Locit is a wall-mounted steel locker with clear plastic doors and locks. The unique design features individual compartments accessible through a central door, making it easy for teachers or safeguarding […]

Unlocking Savings: Schools Could Save £974 by Switching Water Suppliers

Schools could save £974 per establishment from changing water suppliers, meaning across England 23.6 million could be saved in schools each year Private hospitals could save the most money per establishment at £8,572 In 2017, the water market in England was deregulated to encourage competition and improve customer service. This means businesses, charities, and public […]


YPO, one of the UK’s largest education and public sector buying organisations, has joined forces with Silvine to launch its “The Big Lottertree” competition, giving a whole class of children the chance to win an adventure with Go Ape. Running from 18th March to 31st May 2024, YPO invites schools from across the country to enter a […]

Discovery Education Launches 2024 DoodleLearning Spring Challenge

Discovery Education, the worldwide edtech leader whose resources ignite student curiosity and drive engagement in learning today announced the launch of a new digital learning challenge which helps parents and teachers boost children’s skills in maths and English. The DoodleLearning Spring Challenge encourages children to practise maths and English for just a few minutes each […]