Children’s authors Nicola Davies and Dara O Briain join BookTrust to celebrate National Non Fiction Month

  BookTrust recommend their top non fiction books from their Greats Book Guide 2018 To celebrate National Non Fiction month this November BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, has selected 12 brilliant non fiction books ...

Murrayfield Primary Academy announces permanent principal

31 October 2018: Neil Winn, currently interim principal of Murrayfield Primary Academy in Ipswich, is to become the school’s permanent principal with immediate effect. Neil became interim principal in June 2017 following the death of the then ...

Cambridge Assessment English celebrates 30 years of CELTA by honouring the English language teaching community

English language teaching tutors and trainees took part in a series of birthday parties this month, as Cambridge Assessment English celebrated the 30th birthday of its industry leading CELTA qualification. To show its appreciation to everyone who has ...

The benefits of technology for education

The digital age has changed the face of nearly every sector. From construction to retail, transport to the arts, it seems like technology has transformed our whole world. It has left its mark in the classroom too. With tablets and interactive ...

WW2 CHARITY TO EDUCATE NEXT GENERATION THANKS TO SOLAR PANELS

AN EDUCATIONAL museum in Lincolnshire showcasing historic memorabilia from both world wars is set to save more than £40,000 over the next 20 years, thanks to specialist renewable energy consultants Greenio. Solar photovoltaic (PV) panels installed on ...

Cadbury World Provides Introduction to Ancient Mayan Civilisation

  Linked to the current KS2 curriculum, Midlands based Cadbury World offers a one hour interactive talk on the Mayan civilisation for school groups of up to 110 students. Complementing a tour of Cadbury World, the Maya educational talk ...

CADBURY WORLD LAUNCHES BRAND NEW POETRY WORKSHOP AIMED AT KS2 PUPILS

In line with the current primary school English curriculum, Birmingham-based attraction, Cadbury World, has announced an all-new poetry workshop. Titled ‘Can you create your own performance poem?’, the workshop will encourage pupils in years 5 and 6 ...

New Teacher Training Centre unveiled in Guilsborough

A new Teacher Training Centre has been opened by Chris Heaton-Harris MP at Guilsborough Academy which aims to address the national shortage of teachers. The building, which is located at the front of Guilsborough Academy, was created by converting an ...

Why schools need to wake up to smarter alarm management

Despite guidance first issued in 2015 by the National Counter Terrorism Security Office (NatCTSO) on the development of dynamic lockdown procedures, and increasing calls from teaching unions and security experts for an official position on the same, ...

Walking in and walking out: who’s who in a school?

There has been increasing pressure on schools to increase class sizes in recent years, but – in addition to managing the already regular stream of students, staff, parents, governors and visitors – this presents the challenge of more new faces for ...

WHAT CHILL? KIDS OPT FOR OUTDOOR SPORTS THIS HALF TERM

– Kids will take part in four sports on average over the October half term – Eight out of the top ten sports children intend to take part in during the October half term are outdoor sports -More than half (64%) said their child intends to ...

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Technology Supplies is the leading supplier of design-and-technology and engineering products and services to education worldwide. The organisation now works with over 5,500 secondary schools and colleges; it also focuses on the development of ...