Teaching and Learning

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.



Mathletics helps Birmingham primary to win National Pupil Premium Award

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National winners of the primary category of the 2015 Pupil Premium Awards, Parkfield Community School in Birmingham has been using the Mathletics digital maths resource from 3P Learning as part of its strategy to close the gap. Assistant headteacher, maths lead and specialist leader in education, ...


Anti-Bullying Week 2015

This year’s Anti-Bullying Week runs from November 16 to 20 and is focusing on the damage that bullying causes to mental health and wellbeing – encouraging pupils and schools to #MakeANoise about bullying.


Every Child Can Code

Every Child Can Code, a free initiative aimed at teaching children aged seven or even younger to code, has been launched.


Brand new 3D PSHE programme

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Dimensions specialise in providing creative classroom solutions. This is exactly what they’ve done with their brand new 3D PSHE programme for early years, key stage 1 and key stage 2.


Practical Pre-School Awards 2015

This year’s Practical Pre-School Awards took place last week. The awards – hosted by Headteacher Update's sister titles Practical Pre-School and Primary Teacher Update – have a strong reputation for recognising the best in educational resources, toys, equipment, books, multimedia and many other ...



Start Your Arts Award Day

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Arts Award is to launch its 10th anniversary celebrations with a Start Your Arts Award Day supporting the BBC's Arts Get Creative



Sport Relief 2016

Schools are being urged to get involved with Sport Relief, which takes place again next year on March 18.


Skills 2 Achieve

The Youth Sport Trust is offering all primary schools a 14-day free trial of its Skills2Achieve programme.



Champions of Change

Champions of Change, an education initiative tailored for early years, primary and secondary schools, is aiming to allow young people to take the lead in fundraising.


Active, engaged and happy children

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Movesdance.com is a completely new and cost-effective way to get your whole school more active. Children love to be active through music and dance, but for many teachers who lack confidence in this area, it can be one step too far.


Autism support

Schools are being offered access to an extensive range of free autism resources as well as expert advice. Launched by the National Autistic Society (NAS) last month, the initiative offers resources catering for learners from nursery through to secondary.


Magic does the trick for classroom confidence

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Established in 2008, Magic Skills For Schools is a high-quality developmental programme for children in Years 4, 5 & 6. The programme was designed by Robert Newgrosh who is an award-winning trainer and performing magician.


Crowden Outdoor Education Centre

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Situated in the Longdendale Valley, Crowden OEC provides a high-quality outdoor education experience in an area of natural beauty within the Peak District National Park.


Magna Carta

Every primary school in Britain is to receive a souvenir copy of Magna Carta and a timeline wallchart.


Send My Friend

In 2000, world leaders pledged a universal primary education by 2015, but 58 million children are still out of school worldwide, with girls and those in conflict zones hardest hit.


Water challenges

The Water Explorer project is hoping to engage more than 10,000 young people from 11 different countries.


Fitness resource

Many primary pupils are below recommended levels of fitness for their age, a study has found.




Film resource: Britain's Greatest Generation

A new project is encouraging children to explore and commemorate local history by recording interviews with members of the war-time generation and combining the footage with archive clips to create their own short documentaries

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