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Young Money launches ‘Money Heroes’ education programme to connect parents and teachers through Covid-19 and beyond

Young Money has this week launched its ambitious new Money Heroes financial education programme, centred around an innovative and sector-leading online platform designed to help teachers and parents collaborate on the delivery of meaningful and fun home and school learning. Developed with support from HSBC UK, the new programme aims …

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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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Ocean Conservation Trust launches world first ocean lessons and virtual tours for schools

Ocean conservation charity, the Ocean Conservation Trust – which also runs the much-loved National Marine Aquarium (the UK’s largest aquarium) – has launched an exciting curriculum learning project. For 22 years, the Ocean Conservation Trust has been providing an exciting and engaging learning programme, using the Ocean as a hook …

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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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Primary and secondary school programmes launched to engage pupils in Census 2021

The next generation is set to learn all about the census and how it benefits their local area as part of two new, engaging educational programmes launching this term. With just 6 months until the next census, the Office for National Statistics (ONS) has developed a series of census-related lessons …

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Royal British Legion launches new resources to help pupils learn the importance of Remembrance

The Royal British Legion, together with the National Literary Trust, has created a range of teaching resources for children in Key Stages 1-4, designed to help them explore their shared heritage of Remembrance and understand its relevance to today. In a year where the nation marked 75 years since Victory …

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New ‘wild’ home learning hub helps parents be fun science teachers

Wildlife charity WWT has launched its new online ‘wild’ home learning hub to help hard pressed parents teach their primary school aged children key parts of the science curriculum. New resources, covering different conservation science themes, will be released weekly on a Monday morning during lockdown. WWT has 70 years’ …

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