Bookless libraries to sweep education within a generation

Bookless libraries could become common place in UK schools and universities within a generation according to education interior specialist Innova Design Solutions. Far from a far-fetched concept, the first bookless libraries already exist in America ...

Day of Excellence for Fennies Nursery Staff

Around 220 employees from Fennies Day Nursery and Preschool will get together for a Day of Excellence at the home of Crystal Palace FC on Thursday (24th March). Staff from Fennies’ eight nurseries located across south London and Surrey will spend a ...

Viking Adventures at the British Museum – London Grid for Learning develops new resource for Key Stage 2 Pupils

Captivating illustrations of Viking life, rituals and death are captured in the new online resource from the London Grid for Learning Viking Adventures at the British Museum, created in partnership with the British Museum to educate Key Stage 2 ...

Northern Parade Infant and Junior School completes solar PV installation in a bid to become more sustainable

Portsmouth primary school works with renewable energy investor, Low Carbon and the Land Rover BAR sailing team to reap benefits of renewable energy technology PORTSMOUTH, UK – Tuesday 22nd MARCH 2016 – A primary school in Portsmouth has become the ...

Enfield school wins London Region Public Speaking Competition

St. John’s Senior School beat off competition from 90 London schools to be crowned the regional winners of the Churchill National Public Speaking Competition. Held at the HQ of the world famous English Speaking Union, Dartmouth House, St. John’s team ...

Enfield school wins London Region Public Speaking Competition

St. John’s Senior School beat off competition from 90 London schools to be crowned the regional winners of the Churchill National Public Speaking Competition. Held at the HQ of the world famous English Speaking Union, Dartmouth House, St. John’s team ...

CAKE FOR THE QUEEN

Win the opportunity for your school to visit Buckingham Palace by making a special birthday cake for Her Majesty The Queen! Following the hugely popular Cook for The Queen competition for children that was held for the Diamond Jubilee, the ...

Audio feedback: the key to learning languages

José Picardo, assistant principal and languages teacher at Surbiton High School, explains how Showbie’s audio feedback functionality makes learning a language more comprehensive, and more exciting for students. Surbiton High School is a 1:1 school, ...

SCHOOLS GENERATE AVERAGE ANNUAL REVENUES OF £40,000 BY OPENING FACILITIES FOR COMMUNITY USE

Some schools generating as much as £350,000 annually by using BookingsPlus helping them to cope with ever tightening budgets   Even if only 10% of the UK’s 24,317 schools adopted such online booking and marketing systems it could virtually wipe out ...

SCHOOLS CALL OUT FOR GREATER CONTROL OVER BUDGETS TO IMPROVE STANDARDS OF EDUCATION

Over 80 per cent of schools claim they would be able to provide a better quality of education if they were given greater freedom over managing their budgets, new research has found. A study by HCSS Education, a leading education finance specialist, ...

BESA calls on the government not to micromanage teachers’ use of classroom resources

Schools behaviour tsar wants to ‘tear up gold stars’   The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), the UK’s leading trade association for education suppliers, and three of the UK’s largest school sticker producers called on the ...

SCHOOLS GENERATE AVERAGE ANNUAL REVENUES OF £40,000 BY OPENING FACILITIES FOR COMMUNITY USE

Some schools generating as much as £350,000 annually by using BookingsPlus helping them to cope with ever tightening budgets   Even if only 10% of the UK’s 24,317 schools adopted such online booking and marketing systems it could virtually wipe out ...