Primary school teachers keen to secure better outcomes in English can now access the new improved ReadingZone Live website, featuring over 1,000 videos of famous children’s authors discussing their writing process, the reasoning behind it and why and how they developed their characters – exciting viewing designed to encourage children to put themselves in the shoes of the author and to develop their own writing skills.
The British Army has launched new resources to recognise Black British, African and Caribbean people’s contribution to the history of the British Army with curriculum links to History and PSHE.
England international footballer Marcus Rashford MBE has launched a petition on the Parliamentary Petition website asking for the government to support vulnerable children by implementing 3 vital recommendations from the government-commissioned National Food Strategy.
On October 12th 2019, Eliud Kipchoge became the first person in history to break the legendary sub-two-hour marathon barrier, recording a time of 1:59:40.2.
The Ocean Conservation Trust, who run the much-loved National Marine Aquarium (the UK’s largest) – have launched an exciting curriculum learning project.
With the COVID-19 pandemic fuelling high youth unemployment, financial insecurity and mental ill-health, schools need to be able to spot the warning signs of young people at risk of becoming NEET (not in education, employment or training), unpick the underlying issues behind students’ ‘behavioural issues’ and boost preventative support to help steer them towards a positive future where they can truly contribute to society.
School children across the UK will be filling up bird feeders, turning classrooms into bird hides and creating wildlife friendly bakes in preparation for watching and counting the birds in their school grounds for the 20th anniversary of the RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch. The Birdwatch – which takes place during the first half of the Spring term (5 January – 22 February) – is a chance for children to participate in a ...
Since children have been back at school calls to the NSPCC helpline about concerns of sexual abuse have gone up 10%.
You're all busy people, so this is a quick summary of the techniques I use to get my students to remember more of what they know. The reason why they work so well is, I believe, because I use them all, all the time. 
For my Diverse Educators co-founder Bennie Kara and I, education is a place where everyone should be celebrated in every classroom in every school. We’re keen to help schools create a culture of belonging for all, and to deliver an inclusive curriculum where diverse experiences are represented. Below, I’ll lay out some top tips on how to do just that, for both teachers and school leaders.
Hello friends, I am Dr. Sam Fecich and I am so excited to be sharing with you some Fecich Favorite edtech tools when it comes to engaging students in the online learning space.
At a time when the opportunity for global travel is diminished, with school trips and external visitors to the classroom off the agenda for most schools, expanding students’ horizons and giving them access to a world beyond their immediate environment is more important than ever. Being able to experience different places, and hear other people’s lived experiences is key to fostering global citizenship as well as building values like ...

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