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IB Middle Years Programme eAssessment wins international award

The International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle Years Programme (MYP) eAssessment has been awarded Best Use of Summative Assessment and was highly commended for Best Transformational Project at this year’s eAssessment Awards, which highlights the very best practice, research and innovation within eAssessment. Up against stiff international competition in the category, including …

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UK’s brightest innovators from schools across the country compete in national coding challenge

The UK’s brightest innovators from schools across the country competed in the final of PA Consulting Group’s sixth annual Raspberry Pi coding competition on Tuesday 17 April 2018. PA’s annual competition aims to inspire the innovators of the future. This year, it challenges school children and college students to use …

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School students to become Earth Observation researchers through UK Space Agency funded project

Currently in its pilot phase and set to roll out to other schools in Spring 2018, the Institute for Research in Schools (IRIS) has launched MELT, a project that offers students the chance to contribute to the understanding of our planet’s environmental changes. The UK Space Agency has provided a …

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The Crypt School take home the trophy in UK e-sports tournament for schools

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Four schools from across the UK gathered in Gfinity’s London arena yesterday to battle it out for the coveted e-sports trophy, designed by a father-daughter duo representing Creative Assembly. After fierce competition, the Crypt School came out on top and went home the winners at this unique competitive-gaming-meets-careers event. With …

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120,000 children set to benefit from £1.6 million investment in Heritage Schools programme

The Department for Education yesterday (Tuesday 10 April 2018) announced £1.6 million for Historic England’s award-winning Heritage Schools programme, allowing the scheme to continue for the next two years. Thanks to Heritage Schools, half a million children have already taken part in a range of stimulating projects including creating local …

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Private tuition agency teams up with charity to help disadvantaged learners to university

It was last week reported that the university diversity drive is failing Britain’s ‘poorest’ students. Statistics released by UCAS, the admissions body, showed that there were 12,760 university applications from the UK’s richest postcode areas for the September 2018 intake, compared to a meagre 7,210 applications from students living in …

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Falcons Pre-Prep Superheroes raise over £3,000

Superheroes at Falcons Pre-Preparatory School for Boys have recently participated in a ‘funathalon’, raising over £3,000 for their charity of the year. Determined pupils at the Chiswick-based school dressed up as their favourite superhero and competed in an energetic assault course. In a bid to raise much-needed funds for Syria …

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