Educational event

UK Festival of Robotics 2021: KS1 & 2 robot drawing and story competitions now open for entry

The organisers of the annual UK Robotics Week celebration – now the UK Festival of Robotics – have announced the return of their robot drawing and story competitions, inviting primary schoolchildren nationwide to share their robot-inspired creativity with a team of top judges. The inaugural competitions in 2020 attracted an …

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Thousands of schoolchildren are walking for road safety this June, with Brake’s Kids Walk 2021

Road safety charity Brake has announced the return of its road safety campaign Brake’s Kids Walk. On Wednesday 16 June 2021, thousands of schoolchildren across the UK will take part in a short, supervised walk to promote important road safety messages. Children will walk in pairs in crocodile formation within …

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Popular national food, farming and environment competition announced in new and exciting format

LEAF Education, in partnership with Coleg Cambria Llysfasi, has re-launched its annual national competition in Food, Farming and Environment to offer even more schools the chance to win on-farm experiences. For the first time, the competition will see up to ten schools being chosen as semi-finalists, who will each receive …

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COVID-safe conference demonstrates future for school CPD

A multi academy trust has revealed more than 1,500 education professionals gathered online last month to share best practice, setting the stage for a transformation in how CPD can be delivered in the education sector. Wellspring Academy Trust held its annual Festival of Learning virtually, showcasing the future of trust-wide …

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National Literacy Trust and Premier League team up to distribute nearly 25,000 free books to primary school pupils across England and Wales

The National Literacy Trust and the Premier League are working together to distribute nearly 25,000 books to five to 11-year-olds who need them most this World Book Day (Thursday 4 March). Pupils taking part in the Premier League Primary Stars education programme, delivered by professional football club community organisations across …

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