Secondary schools

Revolutionary school improvement programmes hit secondary schools

Thanks to a £1m grant from The JJ Charitable Trust, The National Literacy Trust has today announced the launch of brand new school improvement programmes which take a revolutionary whole-school approach, aiming to improve secondary school attainment by changing school culture and embedding literacy throughout the curriculum. The National Literacy …

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Citi Money Gallery education programme launches in secondary schools

The British Museum has developed a unique programme to assist secondary school teachers in delivering the new  financial education requirements as part of the revised national curriculum. The newly developed Citi Money Gallery secondary education programme delivers financial education in a historical context through objects in the collection, emphasising the …

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STIs, HIV and AIDS to be given a place in the new secondary science curriculum

The Sex Education Forum, hosted by leading children’s charity the National Children’s Bureau, today welcomes the addition of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV and AIDS to the revised draft National Curriculum for science (Key Stage 4) in secondary schools. This will help make it clear to schools that every …

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Britain goes “back to school”

In October, celebrities and sports stars will join everyone from nurses to lawyers and plumbers to web designers in going back to school to support current state school students. They’re joining the national campaign by the leading education charity Future First, Back to School Week, between 13th to 18th October, which will highlight the …

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New free film resource stars Nobel-prize winning scientists

Dress worn by Lawrence Bragg's wife Alice, design based on the patterns created through Lawrence's crystallography experiments

A new documentary, charting the history of crystallography tells a fascinating story of a scientific technique that is revealing many of life’s most beautiful secrets. The 40 minute film includes exclusive interviews with internationally acclaimed scientists and unique glimpses into rarely seen historical collections. The film celebrates the work and …

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