Teaching and Learning

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.


Outdoor education centres

Sponsored

Crowden Outdoor Education Centre and Habershon House Residential and Field Study Centre offer a wealth of opportunities for outdoor learning and education.


First World War Centenary

A poignant song composed to commemorate the famous Christmas Eve truce during the First World War has been recorded and made available to primary schools.


Show My Homework Primary

Sponsored

SPONSORED PRODUCT: Show My Homework Primary is a fantastic tool for keeping parents informed and in-the-loop about important homework details, deadlines and announcements.


Reach Out CPD for science

A new service offering free, online science CPD has been unveiled. Created through a collaboration between Imperial College London and primary science resource Tigtag, Reach Out CPD provides teachers with resources and ideas to support their teaching and engage primary pupils.


SPONSORED RESOURCE: AEL Solutions

Children learn through play and at AEL we specialise in producing and installing outdoor solutions to enable children to play and learn outside – whatever the weather!


RESOURCE: Global Wallplanner

Think Global’s free Global Wallplanner and teaching resource are both now available to help schools plan ahead for the new academic year.


SPONSORED RESOURCE: Playforce

Playforce has been working with schools and nurseries for the past 16 years to design and install engaging spaces for outdoor play and learning. From free flow facilities, shelters and surfacing to areas for imaginative play, science investigations or increasing physical activity, we are experts in ...


RESOURCE: Puberty Pilot

Schools can sign up now for updates from a new project seeking to discover and spread innovative approaches to teaching children about puberty. The Sex Education Forum and the Wellcome Trust has launched Prepared for Puberty and is working with six primary schools in England to pilot new and ...



RESOURCE: Young Explorers

New interactive packs from the National Trust are aimed at helping young explorers to develop and sustain a love of the great outdoors. The materials focus on three areas of Britain’s natural surroundings – meadows, woodlands and the coast.




SPONSORED PRODUCT: Primary Curriculum Design Solutions

Dimensions Curriculum 2014 is now available and is already creating success stories. We have some great new innovative ideas and practical resources as part of our new model, which fully meets the requirements of the 2014 curriculum, to help schools really inspire pupils and develop their love of ...


SPONSORED PRODUCT: Primary Curriculum Design Solutions

Dimensions Curriculum 2014 is now available and is already creating success stories. We have some great new innovative ideas and practical resources as part of our new model, which fully meets the requirements of the 2014 curriculum, to help schools really inspire pupils and develop their love of ...




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