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Premier League Primary Stars celebrates five-year anniversary with launch of new Active Summer Challenge

The Premier League is celebrating five years of its schools’ programme, Premier League Primary Stars. Launched in 2017 and available to every primary school in England and Wales, Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to support pupils in the classroom, the …

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Charity launches free schools workshop for military children this July

Military children’s charity Little Troopers is inviting primary schools and their service children to sign-up to a free virtual wellbeing and mindfulness workshop on 7th July. Part of the Little Troopers at School programme, the two-hour workshop will use games, scenarios, drawing and other fun activities to bring military children …

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Ormiston Academies Trust empowers students to lead the way with nationwide elections

Ormiston Academies Trust’s (OAT) 33,000 students have been given the opportunity to have their voices heard and lead the way following nationwide student elections. The national student voice initiative was created to bring students from across the Trust’s 43 academies together to encourage them to use their voices to drive …

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Local MP visits Denton primary school to celebrate environmental improvements

Local MP and Shadow Health Secretary Andrew Gwynne recently visited Manor Green to discuss the context of the school and the local area and learn from children about the environmental improvements. Last year, Manor Green Primary Academy was successful in its bid for funding to convert a yellow school bus …

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Former teacher and international mental health coach trainer to offer free workshop to teachers to mark the end of Mental Health Awareness Week

On Wednesday 25 May at 4pm, the online workshop – The Education Evolution will be available for free to teachers and educators across the country aimed at equipping them with coaching strategies to create long lasting change in students and within the schools they work in. Led by Sam Moinet …

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Flood of entries for food waste-themed competition

Proof that food security and agriculture are of interest to the younger generation is evident from the number of responses to this year’s Baylab Lab Coat Competition. Over 800 schools entered, involving close to 134,000 students from primary to secondary ages. The response staggered Bayer’s Bethany Leaver, who with colleagues …

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National Literacy Trust and RSPB launch new poetry and nature resource for Earth Day 2022

To celebrate Earth Day (22nd April 2022), the National Literacy Trust and the RSPB have come together to create a free resource pack for school years 5 to 9 to inspire writing through nature. The unique poetry and nature resource pack is available nationally, yet also forms part of the …

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The Eden Project encourages UK schools to discover Paradise Pastures on school grounds

The Eden Project has launched Paradise Pastures, a free science programme for teachers designed to bring Eden’s story-inspired learning approach into their schools. Suitable for upper KS2 pupils (aged nine to 11), the series of lessons goes beyond the classroom and inspires children to connect with the biodiversity discoverable on …

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