Educational event

Charity launches national spoken word project to support schools

Eastside Educational Trust has launched a new national funded creative project designed to enhance the creative writing and oracy skills of young people. SPOKEN WORD POWER is a 3 year national spoken word poetry programme for school age young people. SPOKEN WORD POWER embeds spoken word poetry teaching, practice, writing …

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Glasgow primary school launches new behaviour change programme with official COP26 hygiene partner

St Denis’ primary school in Glasgow is teaching pupils the importance of hand hygiene through a brand new schools programme developed by Dettol – Dettol Hygiene Quest – alongside educational and medical experts. As the official hygiene partner of this year’s UN Global Climate Change Conference (COP26) Dettol has been …

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Whizz Education invites applications for free Maths-Whizz pilot to identify knowledge gaps and develop maths fluency

Whizz Education is inviting applications from primary schools to participate in a free whole-school implementation of its award-winning virtual tutor Maths-Whizz plus supporting teacher training and resources for eight weeks, to help schools identify knowledge gaps and support children to catch up on lost learning. Emma Ringe, schools director, Whizz …

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New schools video platform launched as latest initiative in Sport England’s ‘This Girl Can’ campaign

With 57% of girls aged 13-16 not achieving the Chief Medical Officer’s recommended 60 minutes of physical activity a day[i] and 64% of girls quitting sports altogether by the age of 16-17[ii], Sport England has developed Studio You – a new video-on-demand platform to inspire teenage girls to get active through …

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World Book Day celebrates the past, present and future of children’s literature on its 25th anniversary

World Book Day celebrates its 25th birthday on 3rd March 2022 and everyone is invited to join the party. The charity’s biggest campaign to date will focus on the helping children discover a love for reading, while providing more opportunities than ever to get their own £1 book and get involved across …

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Registration for Big Schools’ Birdwatch 2022 now open

School children across the UK will be filling up bird feeders, turning classrooms into bird hides and creating wildlife friendly bakes in preparation for watching and counting the birds in their school grounds for the RSPB’s Big Schools’ Birdwatch. The Birdwatch – which takes place during the first half of …

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