Jonathan Swift

Keep pupils active this summer with Public Health England and Disney’s 10 Minute Shake Ups

Evidence suggests that regular physical activity can have a positive impact on pupils’ mental wellbeing. Increasing activity, both at home and in school, has been shown to make pupils feel better, help improve their performance at school, and develop important skills. Yet over the past year, we’ve seen evidence to …

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Distinguished schools recognised for maths attainment

Fourteen UK schools and almost forty in countries from Mexico to New Zealand have been recognised for their students’ attainment in maths by Whizz Education, provider of the award-winning virtual tutor Maths-Whizz. Richard Marett, CEO, Whizz Education, confirms. “We have launched our distinguished school programme to highlight and reward the …

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Warwickshire CCC and Sandwell College form partnership to deliver BTEC studies at Edgbaston Stadium

Warwickshire CCC and Sandwell College have announced a new partnership that will see a new two-year further education course delivered in collaboration with the club’s official charity the Edgbaston Foundation. The programme is designed to support a career in professional sport, delivered from the iconic Edgbaston Stadium in Birmingham. The …

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LEO Academy Trust pupils get creative with Big Arts Week

Sutton-based LEO Academy Trust has launched its annual ‘LEO Big Arts Week’ which encourages pupils to get stuck into an exciting range of music, dance, art, drama and creative writing activities, in a celebration of arts and culture. LEO Academy Trust, which serves over 3,500 pupils across six primary schools …

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New class resources will help empower young people to take control of their online privacy

The UK’s data protection regulator is helping children and young people understand the power of their personal data as they learn, play and socialise online. The Information Commissioner’s Office (ICO) has launched a suite of lesson plans and worksheets aimed at teaching primary and secondary school pupils how to protect …

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Oxford University Press joins Lit in Colour to help schools create a more representative reading experience in the classroom and beyond

The UK’s leading educational publisher, Oxford University Press (OUP), has joined Penguin Random House’s Lit in Colour campaign to positively reach and engage with primary school teachers and parents to encourage more representative and inclusive reading experiences in classrooms and beyond. Launched last year by Penguin Random House, alongside race …

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Gower College Swansea apprenticeship scheme named best in UK

Welsh-based further education institution, Gower College Swansea, has scooped a top accolade at a national awards ceremony. Gower College Swansea won Apprenticeship Programme of the Year at the annual Tes FE Awards, which recognises the best further education organisations supporting learners across the UK. The college was commended for developing …

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