Romeo and Juliet added to National Theatre’s On Demand in Schools service

A new version of classic Shakespeare play Romeo and Juliet for primary schools is the latest addition to the National Theatre’s On Demand in Schools service. Recorded during its popular run at the National Theatre earlier this year, this contemporary ...

London Youth Rowing begins new mission to tackle inactivity in teenage girls

Building on Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ campaign, London Youth Rowing aim to get more girls across London moving this summer with ‘LYR Girls – Let’s Get Active’ The new Pilot Scheme, launching on 15 May 2017, will be part of the LYR Active ...

YOUNG PEOPLE WARNED TO LIMIT TIME ON SOCIAL MEDIA WHEN FEELING DOWN

Research shows social media amplifies good and bad feelings ·         35% of people feeling low, felt worse when using social media   Leading health and wellbeing charity, Central YMCA, is advising young people to limit their time on social ...

GDPR: How education organisations should prepare for compliance

The General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR) is a new law relating to data protection, due to take effect on 25th May 2018. This may sound like the distant future; however, there are significant steps that need to be taken to ensure your teaching ...

Radio DJ Lauren Laverne helps celebrate 25 years of BookTrust’s flagship programme Bookstart

  Monday 22nd May – To celebrate 25 years of Bookstart, BookTrust has partnered with popular TV presenter and Radio DJ Lauren Laverne, who voices the interactive storybook, to bring this year’s National Bookstart Week title, Everybunny ...

OFSTED IS COMING, BUT IS PRIMARY SCIENCE READY?

Sir Michael Wilshaw, Chief Inspector of Schools, has tasked inspectors with putting a sharp focus on Science over the coming years. As a result inspectors will look closely at Science and give it the same status as English and Maths. In 2014 only ...

Support Needed To Launch Vital Critical Thinking Book For Children

AN ACADEMIC has launched a crowdfunding campaign in order to publish a book on critical thinking, which she says is vital to put an end to what other experts have called ‘teaching children to be stupid’.   Tutor, Eliza Abioye (PhD.) has written ...

TACKLING THE TABOO OF EMERGENCY SITUATIONS WITH CHILDREN

How do you prepare children for emergency situations? It’s a difficult subject to broach but a brand new national programme for school children is tackling the issue head on – helping to increase emergency understanding, awareness, preparedness ...

New platform launches to enable ‘know-how’ to be shared anytime, anywhere, from any device and on any matter

The way people acquire and share expertise and ‘know-how’ will change forever, thanks to a new platform that has launched – with tutors and those requiring tutoring on all subject matters and across all age-groups, being a key target. 121with ...

Career change opportunity for foreign language speakers

A unique partnership between the state and independent sectors will see some of the country’s leading schools at the forefront of a national drive to recruit, train and develop more teachers of modern foreign languages. French, German and Spanish ...

PUPILS SEND QUEEN INTO SPACE TO WIN NATIONAL CODING COMPETITION

Two Manchester primary school pupils have won a national coding competition, after designing a computer game to send The Queen into space. The Year 3 pupils from Bury Catholic Prep scooped joint first prize in the Discovery Education ISA Junior ...

Head of prestigious West Sussex school joins Parsons Green Prep in Fulham.

Tim Cannell, head at The Prebendal School in Chichester, West Sussex, since 2005, has been appointed head at Parsons Green Prep in Fulham, London. Starting in September 2017, Tim will cover Mrs Helen Stavert’s maternity leave. He will take on the ...