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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 importance of collaboration and a whole curriculum approach to STEM

Ahead of last week’s launch in Paisley of UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK ( the free learning programme designed to inspire young people, aged 4 to 19, with its creative projects showcasing collaborations across science, technology, engineering, arts and mathematics (STEAM)), we were delighted to sit down with Dr Anne-Marie …

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UNBOXED puts creativity at the heart of UK-wide learning programme designed to inspire millions of young people

Millions of young people across the UK are set to benefit from a unique schools’ programme that puts creativity and collaboration at the heart of learning based on real-world examples. UNBOXED: Creativity in the UK is launching the programme designed to inspire young people, aged 4 to 19, with its …

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Better Health supports Mental Health with inclusive self-care activities for pupils

The topic of mental health and its effects on students is one of the most pressing issues currently faced in the classroom, and Better Health is encouraging teachers to facilitate classroom discussions about mental wellbeing with their Every Mind Matters resources for 10-16 year olds. The resources can be found …

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Brand new Natural History Museum schools programme to create thousands of young urban nature champions

The Natural History Museum is inviting schools across the UK to join its exciting new education programme, Explore: Urban Nature, part of the Museum’s Urban Nature Project, which will provide the next generation with the skills to engage with and protect urban nature. Leading a coalition of museums and wildlife …

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Hay Festival unveils autumn Programme for Schools with in-person events across Wales

Hay Festival has today unveiled its free autumn Programme for Schools including two days of in-person events at Hay Festival Winter Weekend, 24-25 November, alongside in-person Beacons Project and Welsh Scribblers Tour events across Wales. Schools can explore the programmes in depth and register now FREE at hayfestival.org/schools, while pupils …

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New free teaching resources to help children learn about Remembrance

The Royal British Legion, together with the National Literacy Trust, has launched a new range of free teaching Remembrance resources to help children and teenagers understand the importance of Remembrance and its relevance to all of us today. For 100 years Remembrance has reminded us of our shared history and …

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Whizz Education launches maths Summer Learning Challenge!

Whizz Education, provider of the award-winning virtual tutor Maths-Whizz, has launched an exciting summer learning challenge for all 5–13-year-olds.  This new initiative is open to all schools and parents, designed to encourage students to continue ‘doing’ maths whilst having fun over the six-week summer holiday period (mid-July to the end …

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Qualcomm Incorporated announces support for first ever virtual IET FIRST® LEGO® LEAGUE Cambridge tournament

The Institution of Engineering and Technology (IET) FIRST® LEGO® League Challenge, a global science and technology tournament for 9 – 16 year olds, is returning to Cambridge in 2021 and is welcoming applications from teams across the region. Now in its fourth year, the Cambridge tournament is funded by Qualcomm …

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