Fire warning issued to schools and care homes amid kitchen ventilation concerns

Hy5 Commercial Cleaning HUNDREDS of schools and care homes across the UK could be at risk of devastating fires because the commercial extraction systems in their kitchens aren’t being cleaned to required industry wide standards. All kitchens in ...

Multi award winning EdTech company launches FEPod ++ GCSEPod offer new support on functional skills ++

Multi award winning EdTech provider, GCSEPod, an Access company, has now launched a new FEPod channel to support learners undertaking functional skills qualifications and GCSE resits.  Their Further Education package includes GCSE English and ...

John Wallis Academy Gains Communications Flexibility and Simplicity with Avaya OneCloud UCaaS

Avaya (NYSE: AVYA), a global leader in solutions to enhance and simplify communications and collaboration, is providing John Wallis Academy, a mixed all-through school with academy status in Ashford, Kent, with its Avaya OneCloud™ UCaaS solution to ...

PUPILS AT ST ALBERT’S PRIMARY SCHOOL TACKLE THE LACK OF DIVERSITY IN STORYBOOKS

St Albert’s Primary School in Glasgow is championing inclusion through the creation of short storybooks that aim to challenge diversity of characters in children’s books. The project is tackling the lack of availability of suitable titles in ...

LYDE GREEN PRIMARY GAINS ACCREDITATION FOR ENCOURAGING SUSTAINABLE TRAVEL TO SCHOOL

A South Gloucestershire primary school has been recognised for showing excellence in supporting cycling, walking and other forms of sustainable and active travel.     Lyde Green Primary School has received a Bronze accreditation ...

Stress, anxiety and depression on the rise as two in five teachers contemplate leaving profession

Two thirds of schools are more concerned about managing staff mental health since pandemic Increased workloads, longer hours, and taking more work home are contributing to poor mental health One in 10 schools don’t provide any mental health ...

Where’s Wally? Weekender is back and bigger than ever for 2022

Show off your stripes this spring by signing up for the National Literacy Trust’s iconic Where’s Wally? fun run event, and take on the challenge wherever you ...

Andria Zafirakou MBE, Lord Jim Knight, Dame Alison Peacock and Ross McGill call on trailblazing UK schools to enter inaugural $250,000 World’s Best School Prizes

Award-winning teacher, Andria Zafirakou MBE, former Minister of State for Schools and Learning Lord Jim Knight, Chief Executive of the Chartered College of Teaching, Professor Dame Alison Peacock, and founder of @TeacherToolkit, Ross McGill, have ...

Multi-Academy Trust makes substantial changes in their IT infrastructure and becomes a technology leader. 

Essex-based Multi-Academy Trust became a beacon of technology in the area and an attractive choice for both students and schools looking to join the Trust thanks to the fully-managed, highly secure, cloud-based network solution designed to scale as ...

ICAEW LAUNCHES NEW MATHS RESOURCES FOR GCSE PUPILS

Free maths resources based on real-life scenarios, such as planning a summer holiday or analysing business performance, have been made available for GCSE pupils by chartered accountancy body WICAE.   ICAEW has partnered with online ...

Award winning EdTech provider GCSEPod ran a survey on children’s mental health and attitudes to education

++ Over half of respondents not looking forward to examinations this year ++ ++ Almost two thirds of respondents say the chance to take exams is very important to them ++ ++ Almost 90 per cent of respondents say mental health is as important as ...

Warrington Primary School successfully trials ICU Pro for staff access

By Dr. Andrew O’Brien ICU Product Manager St Alban’s Catholic Primary School in Warrington have successfully trialled our ICU Pro biometric solution, utilising it to automate staff access. The system was implemented on a trial basis at the ...