Secondary schools

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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Supporting service students in secondary schools: new free resources from charity Little Troopers

Little Troopers, the military children’s charity, has expanded its range of free resources to help teachers support service pupils aged 11+. Any secondary school with one or more service students can access the materials online at www.littletroopers.net/little-troopers-at-school Released as part of the charity’s Little Troopers at School programme, the new resources …

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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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Free resources and prizes to inspire pupils ahead of this summer’s UEFA Women’s EURO 2022

Primary and secondary schools can now download an extensive programme of free cross-curricular resources to inspire pupils as the nation counts down to the UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 tournament on home soil this summer. One lucky school will win a Q&A session with an England player, while other top prizes …

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Schoolgirls in line to be crowned the country’s most promising new business brains

Schoolgirls from across Scotland are in line to be crowned the country’s most promising new business brains. The finals of the Growing Future Assets Investment Competition, which nurtures the next generation of female investment experts, will be held in March, when a total of eight teams compete for the top …

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Charity launches national spoken word project to support schools

Eastside Educational Trust has launched a new national funded creative project designed to enhance the creative writing and oracy skills of young people. SPOKEN WORD POWER is a 3 year national spoken word poetry programme for school age young people. SPOKEN WORD POWER embeds spoken word poetry teaching, practice, writing …

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Research finds 97% of teachers stress the importance of financial education

In line with the recent Talk Money Week (8-12 Nov), a teacher-driven research study from EVERFI, a leading education company committed to closing the education gaps that lead to long-term inequality, in partnership with popular app Teacher Tapp, has discovered that a resounding 97% of teachers feel that it’s important …

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