Secondary schools

Plymouth College of Art launches dynamic Creative Education Short Course for teachers

Plymouth College of Art are already renowned for their highly sought-after creative evening classes and Short Courses, covering a wide range of subjects from calligraphy to ceramics. Now, the college has launched a new Short Course aimed at teachers, designed to give them the skills to tackle the challenges of …

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Next generation of young dancers supported through iPad roll-out

Glasgow secondary school Rosshall Academy is using iPad across a range of subjects including Dance and Drama to enhance pupils learning experience during the pandemic. The school received their iPad deployment as part of Glasgow City Council’s digital learning strategy, in conjunction with CGI, and been using the devices as …

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Witchford Village College unveils revamped science labs

Witchford Village College, a secondary school on the outskirts of Ely, has unveiled its three recently renovated on-site science labs, significantly improving science facilities at the school and creating a vibrant and dynamic learning space for everyone to use. Following a successful bid for funding of over £200,000, the work …

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Arkwright Engineering Scholarship Programme launches 2021 applications

Children’s education charity, The Smallpeice Trust, is calling for students and schools to sign up to its highly respected engineering scholarship programme, The Arkwright Engineering Scholarship. The programme, for which applications are now open, is designed to inspire and equip the country’s brightest young people to pursue their dreams of …

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Orchestras for All announces free access to group music-making programme for state secondary schools

National music education charity Orchestras for All (OFA) has announced that for one year only, access to their transformative Modulo Programme for state secondary schools will be free of charge to all participants, offering vital support to music teachers and young musicians throughout the UK. According to Nick Thorne, OFA …

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BBC Children in Need: Joe Wicks and Laura Whitmore launch 2020 schools fundraising appeal

BBC Children in Need has announced Joe Wicks will be returning for the charity’s 2020 Appeal as the Schools Ambassador. Joe is leading this year’s primary schools campaign, ‘Five to Thrive’, which aims to unite children in schools across the UK in a week of activities to enhance their own …

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Military charity launches free secondary school resources to support service children in school

Little Troopers, the military children’s charity, has launched new secondary school resources to help teachers support children aged 11-16 who have parents serving in the British Armed Forces. Created alongside teachers, forces families and behavioural experts, the resources offer lots of practical ideas to get children talking about forces life …

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TransUnion and Leeds United team up to teach teens about finance

TransUnion, one of the UK’s leading credit reference agencies, has teamed up with Premier League football club Leeds United to take its education programme – Credit Scores Explained – into schools. Focusing on being financially fit in preparation for adult life, the #KnowYourScore initiative will launch in Leeds, ahead of …

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Stockport student wins Rise Up 2020 for plantable chocolate wrapper that grows into flowers

Layla Assi (aged 16) from Stockport, Greater Manchester, studying at Southport College, Merseyside, has been named the winner of “Best Campaign” in advertising and digital skills competition, Rise Up 2020. Part of The Code from global advertising, marketing and digital agency, Dentsu, Rise Up 2020 challenged young people from diverse …

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