Resources and projects



Maths CPD research trials launched

?Schools and nurseries are being sought to take part in three new Education Endowment Foundation trials to test different ways to improve outcomes for children in the early years by focusing on teacher development.


Bouncebackability lesson plans

A series of a free lesson plans featuring characters from the Beano has been launched to help primary schools tackle issues of mental health and wellbeing.


Goldilocks and social media

Every primary school in the UK has been sent a copy of #Goldilocks – a book aimed at helping teachers to have conversations about the responsible use of social media.



Into Film Festival 2019

Themes at the 2019 Into Film Festival include climate change, rebellion and mental wellbeing among others. The event runs from November 6 to 22 and is curriculum-linked. Sam Wilson explains


Bike to School Week

Schools across the UK are being asked to take part in the 2019 Bike to School Week from September 23 to 27.


Tes SEN Show 2019

The Tes SEN Show 2019 takes place on October 4 and 5 in London when the theme will focus on provision for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs


Weather and climate resources

The Met Office has launched a schools programme to help young people understand and prepare for the impact of weather and climate on their communities.



Hedgehog lesson resources

A key stage 1 and 2 hedgehog education pack has been unveiled by the wildlife charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES).


Plastic pollution

A free resource kit is aiming to help primary school children learn about plastic pollution in our waterways and explore the concept of the circular economy.


Arts & Minds competition

UK schools are being invited to join the fight against racism, prejudice and hate by taking part in the annual Arts and Minds competition.





Supporting EAL pupils

Two resources are published aimed at supporting pupils with English as an additional language (EAL). The first aimed at helping deaf pupils, the second aimed at the EYFS.


Online safety film competition

The 10th Childnet Film Competition has been launched, encouraging young people aged seven to 18 to create a short film to educate their peers about staying safe online.


Building blocks National Schools Programme

The Royal Institute of British Architects (RIBA) has launched its free National Schools Programme, a nationwide architectural learning initiative that partners schools with expert architects.


Healthy: Inside and Out

A range of resources has been made available to help schools mark Children’s Mental Health Week, which takes place from February 4 to 10, 2019.


Wildflower offer from Kew Gardens

Grow Wild, an outreach initiative of Kew Gardens, is asking schools to get involved in a campaign encouraging us all to grow wildflowers.


Into Film Festival 2018

This year’s Into Film Festival takes place from November 7 to 23 and schools can already book their free places. Sam Wilson introduces this year’s programme


Arts and Minds 2018

?UK schools are being invited to join the fight against racism, prejudice and hate by taking part in the annual Arts and Minds competition.


Online safety film competition

Online safety charity Childnet International is challenging young people aged seven to 18 to create a short film to educate their peers about staying safe online.

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