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The Benefits of School Renovation – How a New Atmosphere Can Be a Learning Experience

When it comes to schools, people often think of dingy classrooms, outdated desks, dusty chalkboards and the like. ‘Modern’ does not normally come to mind when people think of schools and this can…

Online Booking Software Can Help Support Schools To Conform with New Regulations 

Caitlin Roxburgh | Booking Live | August 2015 Changes in government policy mean schools are now being encouraged to provide wraparound childcare both before and after school.  As part of the government’s extended…

Why Canopies Will Benefit Your School

There are many advantages to investing in canopies for schools. School is a magical time for most pupils and the addition of a canopy can make it even more fulfilling. Parents, teachers and…

Rebranding Your School

The competition within education is becoming increasingly difficult and many schools’ enrolments are beginning to stall due to the plethora of options students now have. If you are experiencing a continued trend of…

Scrapping practical science: damaging and counterproductive

Ofqual’s decision to remove practical science experiments from GCSE assessment is causing a lot of concern among the scientific community, and education minister, Nicky Morgan is deeply frustrated with the outcome. Ofqual has…

Taking Education Outdoors: Making Use Of Outdoor Learning

The days are getting longer and whilst the cold persists spring and summer will soon be chasing away the last of the winter weather. With the prospect of warmer, dryer days on the…

‘Undertaking the new maths curriculum’

‘Undertaking the new maths curriculum’ The Department for Education (DfE) is concerned that England is lagging behind other countries in maths. It is calling for us to be more ambitious in this area…

A helping hand: why schools should engage with third parties

A helping hand: why schools should engage with third parties By Tim Knight, Senior Account Manager, PLMR The relentless drive for greater school autonomy has meant enormous upheaval in the UK’s education landscape…

Good timekeeping means more learning time for students

Good timekeeping means more learning time for students “It goes without saying that core resources such as excellent teaching and support staff are critical to ensure high standards, but schools are finding other…

Bring water to life in your classroom with WaterAid resource

Educate and inspire your students about the importance of safe water and improved sanitation with WaterAid’s Water Resource – an extensive collection of lesson plans, activities, games and fundraising ideas. Water has the…

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