Secondary schools

There But Not There and the Commonwealth War Graves Commission launch new First World War education resources

There But Not There, the First World War centenary campaign led by former Chief of the General Staff, General The Lord Dannatt, has launched a new series of educational resources to assist teaching today’s generation about one of the defining periods of the UK’s history. Developed in partnership with the …

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Bookings open on 5th September for Into Film Festival 2018

Bookings open on the 5th September for the world’s largest, free, youth film festival, a UK-wide, education focused event for schools, colleges, youth leaders and home educators: www.intofilm.org/festival. Taking place from November 7-23, the sixth Into Film Festival offers 2600 free screenings and events, with teaching resources, for 5-19 year-olds, …

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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time schools tour to visit 60 secondary schools across the UK

A specially staged production of the National Theatre’s award-winning play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will begin a 12-week tour to 60 schools across the UK in September 2018. The production will visit five selected secondary schools each week across London and the UK, touring to …

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New compulsory health education should help children spot the signs of eating disorders

The Department for Education has launched proposals to make health education compulsory in primary and secondary schools. The proposals aim to ensure children are taught about mental wellbeing and how to recognise when they and others are struggling with mental health and how to respond. Welcoming the news, Beat’s Director …

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Young people in Greater Manchester to benefit from £500,000 investment in careers education

Tens of thousands of Greater Manchester’s young people are set to benefit from over £500,000 of investment aimed at improving careers education and helping them identify the best career opportunities. The city-region will become one of just 20 ‘Careers Hubs’ across England, designed to help young people develop relationships and …

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Volunteers transform Heaton School’s field

Volunteers have helped transform school grounds at the Heaton School to improve the learning environment for students. Heaton School in Heaton Moor is Stockport’s Secondary Special School for young people with severe learning difficulties, profound and multiple learning difficulties, autism and complex medical needs. The school caters for students aged …

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