Teaching and Learning

Coding Success offers free CPD and resources

A fully-funded programme designed to help teachers and students build confidence in coding and robotics is gearing up for year two after already having delivered training to more than 500 teachers.





A cautionary tale: Helicopter stories

The stories young children tell can open up a world of creativity, communication and development, while offering crucial insights to teachers. Trisha Lee explains the concept of helicopter stories


Converting festive crafts into scientific research

Winter crafts can be a valuable source of STEM learning, teaching pupils critical thinking and scientific skills while also having fun. Inspired by the Rubbish Science initiative, Fiona Aubrey-Smith explains


SEND: Ideas to ensure inclusion in the classroom

Headteacher Update's latest best practice conference offers practical advice and ideas to ensure effective inclusion and SEND support in the mainstream classroom – and the early bird offer ends this week!





Represent! My Twist on a Tale 2022

The fourth annual My Twist of a Tale writing competition is asking pupils to shine a light on the page, representing what, and who, they feel is being left out in literature today.


Eight primary education resources for the new term

From spotting the signs of eating disorders and safeguarding support to behaviour guidance and online safety, here is our handy round-up of some of the latest resources and events relevant to primary education


Marking Remembrance Day

A range of free teaching resources have been launched to help children in key stages 1 to 5 understand the importance of Remembrance and its relevance today.






Active Summer Challenge

?The Premier League’s Primary Stars programme is marking its fifth birthday with the launch of an Active Summer Challenge.




Sun safety in the primary school

Children who have frequent or severe sunburn are at much greater risk of developing skin cancer as adults. Schools can play a role in protecting young people. Dr Hannah Wainman and Dr Eliza Hutchison advise





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