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Premier League Primary Stars celebrates five-year anniversary with launch of new Active Summer Challenge

The Premier League is celebrating five years of its schools’ programme, Premier League Primary Stars. Launched in 2017 and available to every primary school in England and Wales, Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to support pupils in the classroom, the …

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North West and Yorkshire primary academies champion sustainability

North West primary academy trust Focus-Trust has reduced its overall energy costings by championing sustainability and joining schools across the UK in the Let’s Go Zero 2030 campaign. Let’s Go Zero is the national campaign uniting teachers, pupils, parents and their schools as they all work together to be zero …

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New programme from the National Literacy Trust supports girls in alternative provision education

The National Literacy Trust has developed an inspiring new programme, Represent, for girls aged 11 to 14 in alternative provision, who have been excluded from, or who are at risk of being excluded from, mainstream education. Government data shows that in the 2019/2020 academic year, 1,200 girls were permanently excluded …

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Charity launches free schools workshop for military children this July

Military children’s charity Little Troopers is inviting primary schools and their service children to sign-up to a free virtual wellbeing and mindfulness workshop on 7th July. Part of the Little Troopers at School programme, the two-hour workshop will use games, scenarios, drawing and other fun activities to bring military children …

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Head of Inclusion College aims to establish mental health support network for Hampshire schools and colleges

Head of Inclusion College Marie Greenhalgh (pictured left) is calling for Senior Mental Health Leads (SMHL) in Hampshire schools and colleges to join a local regional network. Marie, who has worked at Inclusion Hampshire for 13 years, is hoping to engage with other teachers and education professionals who have completed …

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Celebrate Pride Month 2022 with British Army LGBTQ+ student resources

The British Army is marking the start of Pride Month by urging secondary school teachers to download its free, award-winning resource, LGBTQ+ Voices. It helps students build upon their understanding of the LGBTQ+ community, including trans rights. The LGBTQ+ Voices aligns to the Gatsby Benchmarks for good careers education, creating …

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Youth development charity to extend its UK sail training provision with new membership

Young people, schools and youth groups will benefit from the UK’s largest youth development sail training charity becoming a member of the Institute for Outdoor Learning (IOL). Tall Ships Youth Trust (TSYT) based in Portsmouth, is now a member of IOL, which champions safe activities and effective learning in the …

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