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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


Research, review and repeat...

Knowing where to start when creating a research-engaged school is difficult. Getting an understanding of what's involved and recognising where you are on the journey is crucial. Caroline Fisher advises


Framework for Governance

A new Framework for Governance is offering advice and support for governing bodies when it comes to setting the strategic direction of their schools.


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.


Inspirational buildings for education

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The Stable Company offers a superb range of stylish and sustainable outdoor buildings for any educational need such as classrooms, gymnasiums, sports halls, libraries, staff rooms and storage




Sovereign launches new play equipment

Sponsored

Sovereign, one of the largest providers of school ground developments in the UK, is launching a new and extensive range of play structures and sensory play facilities for the primary and early years.


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.


Easy-read SEND guides

Two "easy read" guides to the SEND reforms have been produced to help parents and young people with learning disabilities.


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.



Imagination Playground

Sponsored

Imagination Playground is a unique and exciting product designed by internationally acclaimed architect, David Rockwell, specifically to encourage child-directed, unstructured free play.


Guide To: Improving your outdoor play provision

Headteacher Update has this month published a Guide To improving your school's outdoor play equipment. The six-page publication, published alongside our January edition, is a free guide to revamping your outdoor areas, including tips for the full planning and installation process.


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.


Term-time holiday guidance

Detailed guidance on handling requests for term-time holidays has been issued by the National Association of Head Teachers. The document seeks to clarify for school leaders what constitutes “exceptional circumstances” for granting absence during term time.


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.


Sovereign Play Equipment

Sponsored

Sovereign, one of the largest providers of school ground developments in the UK, is launching a new and extensive range of play equipment this spring.

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