SPONSORED RESOURCE: Head Lice Prevention

Tackling head lice is not a school’s responsibility, but by taking some simple steps to educate our parents we can have a big impact on outbreak prevention. Christine Brown explains.

SPONSORED RESOURCE: Scotts of Thrapston

Leading joinery manufacturer, Scotts of Thrapston, has launched a range of timber-framed education buildings to meet an increasing demand for additional classroom space.


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.


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 ...


Burnside Primary School in Northumberland is better prepared for Ofsted after becoming one of the first to invest in new online improvement planning software.

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: Supporting deaf children

Bullying and Deaf Children: A guide for primary and secondary schools has been launched to help schools tackle any bullying issues that deaf pupils might be experiencing.

RESOURCE: Cancer guidance

A guidance pack designed to help teachers support children with cancer has been published by charity CLIC Sargent.

SPONSORED PRODUCT: Next Steps Marking Systems Rated Excellent

“Marking of writing is excellent. It clearly informs pupils how well they have done and what they need to do to improve. In maths, ‘Fix It’ time allows pupils to look at their mistakes and check how they can improve.” Ofsted, November 2013.

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: Ofsted Training Packs

Serendipity are the market leaders for exclusive ready-made training packs. The packs enable schools to provide professional quality training in-house to every member of staff at a fraction of the cost of external training or consultants.

How your school can flourish with our education buildings


We recognise that schools require a fast and cost effective solution when it comes to dealing with the additional demand for classroom places. Deciding to expanding existing schools or building new ones is an incredibly expensive policy which is why we see our buildings as the ideal solution.

RESOURCE: The irresistible classroom

A free resource offering ideas and inspiration for getting the learning environment right?in reception and key stage 1 classes has been published.

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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