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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time schools tour to visit 60 secondary schools across the UK

A specially staged production of the National Theatre’s award-winning play, The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time will begin a 12-week tour to 60 schools across the UK in September 2018. The production will visit five selected secondary schools each week across London and the UK, touring to …

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Student stationery design competition winners announced

Students from Staffordshire University managed a clean sweep in the inaugural Student Stationery Design Awards, managing to win all three placements – with entries from one hardworking student being chosen twice! Leanne Haycock, a 3rd year student in Graphic Design, created entries for both the Portico Design and Paperchase design …

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New compulsory health education should help children spot the signs of eating disorders

The Department for Education has launched proposals to make health education compulsory in primary and secondary schools. The proposals aim to ensure children are taught about mental wellbeing and how to recognise when they and others are struggling with mental health and how to respond. Welcoming the news, Beat’s Director …

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Knowsley Safari partners with reading charity Beanstalk to offer Merseyside school children ‘Somewhere Special to Read’

Children from primary schools in Merseyside have been experiencing a unique safari-themed outdoor learning adventure as part of a special project to get more children excited about reading whilst encouraging them to learn and connect to the natural world around them. The initiative was organised as part of a collaborative …

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Cultural education charity Shakespeare Schools Foundation awarded prestigious Praemium Imperiale Grant for Young Artists

Shakespeare Schools Foundation (SSF) has been awarded the Grant for Young Artists in the 30th anniversary year of The Praemium Imperiale. Awarded by the Imperial Family of Japan on behalf of the Japan Arts Association, the global arts prize includes five categories not covered by The Nobel Prize – painting, …

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