Resources

Electricity: Going Totally Unplugged

Could you last a day in school with no electricity? Head Tom Parkin introduces his school’s ‘No Electricity Days’, which teach children to value energy resources and reduce carbon footprints. He is now after other schools to join the initiative...




Roadwise

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With more than 45 children injured on the road every day in the UK, what can teachers do to help every child in the school be safer and wiser on the road?


Solardome

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As a headteacher you know that learning outside the classroom is recognised as important for the personal, social and emotional development of children. But how can you best deliver it? Solardome Industries’ range of outdoor classrooms could be your answer.


Connekt Canopy System

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The Connekt modular canopy system from Canopies UK has been installed in more than 5,000 educational establishments up and down the country.


Learning Activ Zone

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Ensuring children of 2016 are sufficiently encouraged to exercise during play, given their everyday access to tablets and games consoles, is one of the challenges facing both parents and schools.



Walk to School Week

This year’s Walk to School Week takes place from May 16 to 20. Kathryn Shaw looks at how schools might get involved, including the School Route Audits


The recipe for effective assessment

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In the uncertain world of assessment without levels, it is paramount that schools opt for solutions founded on experience and research. Dorothy Lepkowska looks at how NFER puts together its pupil assessments


Careers advice in primary schools

The free Primary Futures programme offers a way to discuss skills and deliver careers advice with primary pupils. Steve Iredale explains more


The Education Show 2016

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The 26th annual Education Show takes place in Birmingham last this month. We preview the CPD, exhibition and other attractions that are on offer for teachers and school leaders at this free event



Supporting computer science teaching

Free computer science resources are available for primary teachers to help them with aspects of the computing curriculum and boost their confidence in teaching this new subject.


Free health education resources

e-Bug is a collection of free health education resources for teachers and school-aged children operated by Public Health England


Sheltered spaces to learn and play

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There are many companies selling outdoor canopies in the UK but few compare to us in terms of longevity and versatility, standards of engineering, visual appeal and customer service.


Stimulating school environments

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School environments are known to play a key role in supporting staff in their mission of providing an inclusive and varied education.





Pupil Pipeline Challenge

Schools across the UK are encouraged to get involved in the Pupil Pipeline Challenge between May 23 and 27.


My Next Fairtrade Adventure

An education resource exploring climate change and its impact on farmers in developing nations has been produced by the Fairtrade Foundation for key stages 2 and 3.




The HAGS Schools Natural Play Range

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The Natural Play range from HAGS Schools is composed of trim trail units inspired by nature that can be combined in multiple ways to create a bespoke play trail. With their organic shapes and earthy hues, the Naturlek designs are a low visual impact option and will complement nicely a green space.

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