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New Ofsted data shows 89% of schools are Good or Outstanding

The latest figures show the number of schools rated as Good or Outstanding has risen to 19,380 last year. Last year Ofsted carried out 7,239 inspections, a substantial increase from 4,669 in 2021/22. Ofsted’s latest statistics reveal the success of Government reforms, including the introduction of phonics screening checks and multiplication tables check.   More […]

COP28: As We Hit A Critical Crossroads In Climate Change, Joanna Lumley, Peter Egan, and Jo Brand join forces with International Animal Rescue and call for COP28 to Give Wildlife A Seat At The Table

  For too long, the inextricable link between nature and climate has been missed, underutilised and neglected. This needs to change. International Animal Rescue’s (IAR’s) COP28 campaign, ‘Give Wildlife A Seat At The Table’, is being backed by a host of celebrities, including Joanna Lumley, Peter Egan and Jo Brand, who are supporting IAR to […]

‘Maths anxiety’ causes students to disengage

  ‘Maths anxiety’ and fear of failure causes disengagement and creates learning barriers. Elements of video game design techniques could help offer solutions for classrooms. Study comes as Government calls for a universal maths education for young people.   A new study from the University of Sussex – released today (14 November) – has revealed […]


RECRUITMENT FIRM LAUNCHES GROUNDBREAKING NEW GROUP AS IT SETS OUT AIM TO BECOME BEST IN CLASS & DOMINATE EDUCATION SECTOR     A new business group has launched that will transform recruitment services within the education sector, it can be announced today.  The Protocol Group, a parent company to three subsidiary businesses, has ambitious plans to […]

Hub International, Delighted to Support The Scottish School Food Awards 2023

Hub International is delighted to be sponsoring this year’s Scottish School Food Awards, along with their partner Independents by Sodexo, highlighting a further commitment to young people by promoting the importance of healthy eating and use of fresh seasonal produce within schools.    Hub International offers vocational programs and interactive learning experiences for students, by […]

Eco-friendly pupils on IFtL Youth Parliament vote to change the way schools recycle, and seek council support

  A cross-trust pupil forum at Inspiring Futures through Learning (IFtL) is tackling sustainability head on as UK Parliament Week, a national programme of events and activities that connects young people with democracy, reaches its conclusion this weekend.   Children representing 15 schools, who have been newly-elected on to IFtL’s Youth Parliament, have been discussing household […]

Life Science Centre rated “best visitor experience in England”

Life Science Centre (Life) in Newcastle upon Tyne, has been independently rated best in England for visitor experience. Life, which has been offering hands-on science inspired experiences for families since 2000, has been named top in the league of visitor attractions in England, ahead of destinations including the National Portrait Gallery, London Transport Museum and […]