Science

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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Whizz Education partners with PiXL to deliver free summer learning activities for schools

Education partner Whizz Education is teaming-up with PiXL (Partners in Excellence) to deliver a suite of free summer learning activities across disciplines that will focus on the topic of climate change and ‘Building for a Greener Future.’ Activities will be based around the UN’s Sustainable Development Goals 7, 9, 11 …

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How the R-Generation programme is inspiring young people to become recycling ambassadors in the UK

R-Generation, the new education programme from Nestlé Waters UK, aims to equip primary and secondary students aged 7-14yrs with the skills to develop sustainable action plans and become active citizens who inspire positive change in their school community and beyond. The R-Generation resources provide curriculum links to PSHE, Citizenship, Science …

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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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School grants offer underrepresented audiences a gateway into science

Schools across the UK are being invited to apply for the British Science Association’s (BSA) new round of underrepresented audiences grants, aimed at empowering disadvantaged students to explore the world of science. These grants will help schools to run CREST Awards with students who are currently underrepresented in science, including …

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Teaching resources for Airship Dreamers

Bedford Creative Arts (BCA) has developed a series of teaching resources to help schools in and around Bedfordshire explore the iconic airships of Bedford’s past. BCA’s Airship Dreams: Escaping Gravity project, delivered in partnership with The Higgins Bedford, provides a great way for schools to link local, social history to …

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