UK’s top teenage code breakers battle it out in Cyber City games

UK’s top seven school code breaking teams fight to become UK cyber champions Futuristic ‘Cyber City’ themed competitions will challenge contestants to infiltrate networks, stop criminals from causing damage to infrastructure, learn how to gather ...

SCHOOLS FEEL PRESSURISED TO CONVERT TO ACADEMY STATUS DESPITE OVER HALF NOT WANTING TO

Over 80% of schools in England feel pressurised to convert to academy status, new research has found. A study of over 100 schools in England by HCSS Education, a leading education finance specialist, found that a staggering 82% of schools feel that ...

Holroyd Howe named Contract Caterer of the Year at the FSM Awards 2015

Holroyd Howe named Contract Caterer of the Year at the FSM Awards 2015 Managing Director Ronan Howe receiving the FSM award for Contract Caterer of the Year from Adrian O’Hare Sales Director, Peros. Holroyd Howe, one of the UK’s leading independent ...

London Grid for Learning to save schools a total of £16m and deliver ‘more for less’ to UK Schools

The London Grid for Learning (LGfL), a charitable trust which serves a consortium of local authorities and schools has signed a record deal with Virgin Media which will enable it to save its schools a total of £16m over 5 years off their current ...

NORTHERN STUDENTS TO SHOWCASE WORK IN SUPPORT OF REFUGEE CHARITIES

Students from across Northern England are being given the chance to showcase their work before two leading figures in international media, as part of a unique fundraising event.   On January 29, the University of York’s Central Hall will be ...

Wear it Wild: Young ones become wild ones for WWF

What: WWF is calling for youngsters across the UK to sign up and take part in Wear it Wild – WWF’s unique annual fundraising event. School children up and down the country will wear their wildest clothes to school to raise money and awareness for ...

Sex education in schools not inclusive of same-sex relationships, new research finds

Secondary schools in Britain claiming to incorporate sexual diversity into their sex and relationship education (SRE) are in fact upholding heteronormativity, university researchers have found. Researchers at Birmingham City University and Sheffield ...

New Funding…

National deafblind charity Sense today (25 November) responded to the publication of the Comprehensive Spending Review and the Government’s promise to increase the amount of free childcare available to parents. Deputy Head of Public Policy, Kate ...

EasiLume’s LEDs fit the bill for Focus School

EasiLume has just completed an LED lighting project for the Focus Learning Trust School at Stoke Poges. Commissioned by Atlas Solutions Ltd, EasiLume designed, supplied and managed the complete lighting project as part of the refurbishment of the ...

Holroyd Howe shares how it’s tackling sugar reduction across its schools at Food Matters Live

Leading UK school caterers, Holroyd Howe, spoke about the sugar reduction programme, Half Measures, they have introduced into their schools at the Food Matters Live conference on the 17th of November at the ExCel Centre in London. Focused on ...

LEADING DIGITAL SCHOOLS TO NETWORK AT DISCOVERY EDUCATION CONFERENCE

Teachers from some of the UK’s leading digital schools will gather at a major new digital education conference on HMS Belfast in London next week (Friday 27th November). DENapalooza London is organised by Discovery Education, the UK’s fastest growing ...

NI school leaders attend the inaugural Inspire conference showcasing latest education technology

More than 400 education experts gathered at the Titanic Centre in Belfast on the 17th November for Inspire 2015, a conference showcasing some of the world’s leading educational technology. Supported by Google for Education and HP Inc, the event was ...