Teaching and Learning

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


Send My Friend campaign

The new Send My Friend to School campaign has launched with the usual resources available for key stages 1 to 4.


Rugby World Cup 2015

Schools can apply now for their pupils to be part of the welcoming ceremonies for the 20 Rugby World Cup 2015 teams in September.


Disability sport funding

The Project Ability programme, which aims to get more disabled young people playing sport, has received a £300,000 funding boost.


Palliative care resource

An interactive resource giving schools information and support to help children with life- limiting conditions has been published.


QuickStart computing resource

A survey has found that more than two-thirds of secondary and primary teachers are concerned that their pupils have a better understanding of computing than they do.



Free resources to support computing lessons

While almost three-quarters of computing teachers feel confident with the new curriculum, some are still unsure about the computer programming and coding aspects, a survey has revealed.


Shakespeare Week 2015

It is hoped that as many as one million five to 11-year-olds will take part in next year’s Shakespeare Week, which is planned to run from March 16 to 22.

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