Primary schools

Explosive fun: free virtual trip for students to experience the volcanoes of the Canary Islands

Schools across the UK are being invited to sign-up for a free virtual and interactive lesson to round-off the summer term and ‘whisk’ students to experience the volcanoes of La Palma, Canary Islands. The immersive lesson aims to bring geography and the work of scientists to life in the classroom, …

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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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North West and Yorkshire primary academies champion sustainability

North West primary academy trust Focus-Trust has reduced its overall energy costings by championing sustainability and joining schools across the UK in the Let’s Go Zero 2030 campaign. Let’s Go Zero is the national campaign uniting teachers, pupils, parents and their schools as they all work together to be zero …

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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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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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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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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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Primary Schools in Enfield become the latest to benefit from a Chase library transformation

Three flagship schools in Enfield, with a further 19 enhanced libraries, have become the latest to benefit from the Chase Rewarding Futures initiative. Underused areas in Hazelbury Primary School, Keys Meadow Primary School, and Churchfield Primary School have been transformed into a space that puts reading and access to books …

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Whizz Education nominated for three Education Resource Awards

Education partner, Whizz Education, has been nominated for three Education Resource Awards, including Supplier of the year, Special Education Resource and Collaboration with a School. The Education Resources Awards, organised by Brilliant Marketing Solutions and the British Educational Suppliers Association (BESA), highlight the quality and diversity of educational products and resources, excellent educational establishments …

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