State schools

A world first in Cambridge: IB special autism school to open in 2021

The Cavendish School, the world’s first International Baccalaureate (IB) special autism school is set to open on the outskirts of Cambridge in Autumn 2021. Based in Impington, The Cavendish School will also be Cambridgeshire’s first state maintained special free school provision for young people with autism. Initially admitting up to 40 students in Years 3 to 7, intake …

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The Smallpeice Trust and the RAF to donate Think Kits to schools

Children’s education charity, The Smallpeice Trust, and the RAF have joined forces to donate engineering-based ‘Think Kits’ to the schools remaining open to support vulnerable children and students of key workers, during the COVID-19 pandemic. In this time of need, many UK schools are continuing to provide emergency learning and …

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Royal visit focuses attention on attracting young people into STEM

The major skills shortage facing manufacturing and technology businesses would be relieved by attracting more women into STEM sectors, according to the female head of Birmingham’s Millennium Point – which majors on access to STEM education in the Midlands. Millennium Point hosted HRH Prince Harry and his fiancée Meghan Markle …

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