Sodexo Engage reveals 3 ways schools can reward and recognise teachers

Recently ranked among the top five most stressful jobs in the UK, there’s no denying teachers are under a great deal of pressure to produce results – not only from their superiors, but parents too. Over the past 18 months this pressure has been ...

The new face of the school canteen: reassurance and diligence in a post-covid world

The summer holidays are over, lockdown restrictions are no more, and children are once again back at school. Children have had to adapt in more ways than one, and school is no exception. For the academic year 2021/2022, we are expected to see a ...

School makes move to £5.2m facility

SUNDERLAND students are jumping for joy after making the move into a new £5.2m facility, funded and designed by Sunderland City Council and built by Esh Construction. Willow Wood Primary School, which replaces the former Willow Fields Community ...

DISCOVERY EDUCATION ESPRESSO LAUNCHES NEW FEATURES TO ENGAGE PUPILS WITH DIGITAL CONTENT EVERYDAY

Discovery Education today announced new features and enhancements to its award-winning primary school learning platform, Discovery Education Espresso. The latest updates combine dynamic new tools with the amazing, timely content  ...

New Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Teaching School Hub officially opens to support teacher professional development

Cambridgeshire and Peterborough Teaching School Hub, one of 87 Hubs selected by the Government in a £65 million investment to provide high-quality professional development to teachers and leaders in England, has officially opened.   Back in ...

NEW Game-Embedded Teaching maths app is proving that short bursts of learning is optimal for academic progress in maths

Swedish maths app Count on Me! based on science + technology is now available in the UK      Akribian, a Swedish education technology start-up, is spearheading the way ...

White Rose Academies Trust launch their first primary academy – Alder Tree Primary

On Wednesday 8th August 2021, a huge celebration was held in Leeds to officially launch Alder Tree Primary, the first primary academy to be a part of the White Rose Academies Trust (WRAT) – a group of schools who are all invested in the success of ...

New start, old problems: Two-fifths of British schools report above average NO2 levels in 2021. London ranks top for bad air, deprived areas suffer the most.

Schools: The air pollution levels around 41% of British schools have higher than average NO2 levels caused by car and factory pollutants Regional impact: Larger numbers British schools struggle to manage NO2 standards, London remains top ranked for ...

Enjoy the adventure with Biff & Chip on CBeebies this autumn

Join the famous siblings Biff, Chip and Kipper for joyful adventures and plenty of laughs in new family-friendly CBeebies show, Biff & Chip.   Building on the world and characters from the iconic Biff, Chip & Kipper books from the ...

How to look after children’s mental health as they go back to school

Following disruption caused by the pandemic, school children are more anxious than ever   Children returning to school after the summer holidays, or starting new schools, are likely to feel more anxious than ever following disruption caused by ...

The importance of digital inclusion for school children – Miriam Manderson, Headteacher, Rooks Heath School

I am no expert in all things digital. However what the past year and five months have shown me is how important and vividly clear the digital divide can become if we do not teach our children how to manage in a world where the understanding of this ...

Emergency evacuations – ensuring efficient and reliable roll calls

The fire drill has been a familiar event throughout the lives of most people. From termly practice runs at school through to the regular office drills, we’ve all experienced the scheduled interruption to the day to file out in an orderly fashion ...