Windmill Primary School finds app solution to increasing parental engagement

  Windmill Primary School in Headington, Oxford, is a large primary school with a pupil roll of 570 in a very mixed catchment area.  In June 2015 the school was judged Outstanding by Ofsted who said: "The head teacher, extremely well ...

7 Ways to Make Your ICT Spend Go Further

Technology is changing the world and will inevitably have a huge impact on the world our children grow up into. But as it becomes an increasingly integral part of education, so does the challenge for schools to save money, spend it wisely and use ICT ...

English as an Additional Language (EAL) Intervention Programme from Twinkl helps schools integrate new to English children into school life

Net flow of 330,000 long-term migrants moved to the UK last year   New from Twinkl is the EAL Intervention Programme, an eight-week scheme of work including a Language Assessment and Maths Assessment, designed to help teaching ...

APPRENTICES IN SCHOOLS HAVING HUGE IMPACT WITH 60% INCREASE IN SCHEME UPTAKE

As the Government consults on increasing public sector apprenticeships, an increasing number of primary and secondary schools are witnessing the multiple benefits of taking on apprentices in positions from Business Administrators to Teaching ...

HANDS-ON STEM PROJECT WORK LEADS TO POSITIVE EFFECT ON STUDENTS’ GCSE GRADES AND FUTURE SUBJECT CHOICES

First quantitative evidence published by the British Science Association on the impact of extra-curricular STEM interventions A Pro Bono Economics report, published today (Wednesday 27 January 2016) by the British Science Association (BSA), ...

HCSS Education strengthens its team with senior appointments

HCSS Education, a leading education finance specialist, has strengthened its leadership team with the appointment of two senior members of staff following a period of significant growth. Martin Sutcliffe has joined the firm as a support and ...

hey!tech at BETT 2016 make your classes more interactive!

January 2016-. Crambo, value added wholesaler and supplier of integrated solutions for Education, will present the latest in classroom technology at BETT 2016 (Booth B408) from 20 to 23 January in London. BETT 2016 is the most important event in ...

DISCOVERY EDUCATION WINS BETT AWARD FOR EARLY YEARS DIGITAL CONTENT

Discovery Education Espresso’s Dinosaur Module has been announced as the winner of this year’s BETT AWARD for Early Years Digital Content.   The engaging multimedia content, which uses stunning Discovery Channel CGI footage to bring ...

Introducing Eastern stories to the ‘Disney’ generation Through cultural learning – bought to you by Snowflake Books

Snowflake Books (www.snowflakebooks.co.uk) Celebrate this Chinese New Year (February 8th 2016)and captivate your imagination with beautifully illustrated stories.  A collection of fairy-tales and legends, stories of Chinese festivals, wisdoms and ...

OVER HALF OF UK PARENTS DISAGREE WITH THE GOVERNMENT THAT ALL SCHOOLS SHOULD BE ACADEMIES

Over 60% of parents in England disagree with the Government that all maintained schools should become academies, new research has found. A study by HCSS Education, a leading education finance specialist, found that a significant 61% of parents ...

St. John’s Senior School tops Enfield Borough League tables

  London-based St. John’s Preparatory and Senior School is celebrating its position at the top of Enfield’s G.C.S.E. performance league tables with a 100% pass rate once again.  The first boys and girls of the school sat their G.C.S.E. ...

Stone Group enters Internet Service Provider market

London, 20 January, Stone Group, the IT and services company for the education and public sector, today announced that it has entered the Internet Service Provider (ISP) market. The launch of Stone Connected, available immediately, gives school ...