Coronavirus

National Marine Aquarium introduces online lessons for school children

The National Marine Aquarium, an initiative of the Ocean Conservation Trust, will provide the background for the broadcasting of an exciting series of free, live lessons. The live lessons will assist with home learning whilst also providing a chance for children and their parents and teachers to gain some of …

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Discovery Education gives primary schools no cost access to new RHE curriculum resources

A digital programme which provides complete coverage of the new RHE curriculum is being made available at no cost to UK primary schools, in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. From 12th January, Discovery Education is providing free access to ‘Health and Relationships’, a complete suite of dynamic digital resources which …

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BESA announces free support for teachers during national lockdown

As schools close their doors to the majority of pupils for the second time, The British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), has put together a range of support measures to help teachers deliver remote learning. Caroline Wright, Director General of BESA said: “During the first national lockdown BESA members provided over …

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Food for Life offers lockdown learning support for schools and parents with FREE membership

Following the announcement of a third national lockdown, the biggest national school healthy eating programme, Food for Life, is offering free membership to schools during lockdown and through until the Easter holidays. The primary aim is to support schools, parents and carers to effectively continue good food and growing education, …

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Royal Shakespeare Company presents Michael Morpurgo’s “Tales from Shakespeare”

As young people and teachers continue to adapt to new ways of teaching and learning as a result of Covid-19, the RSC will join forces with celebrated author Michael Morpurgo, to present a new series of weekly online Tales from Shakespeare running for five weeks from 8 January 2021. The series will …

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Threats to extracurricular learning could accelerate youth mental health crisis, warns The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

New research conducted in October 2020 amongst a sample of 2,728 DofE participants of school/college age by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), has today revealed the transformative impact that extracurricular learning, such as volunteering, developing a skill or getting better at a sport, can have on young people’s wellbeing …

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