Extra curricular


Pupil Premium Best Practice: A week to go

Headteacher Update's National Pupil Premium best practice conference – offering 18 sessions all of which will give practical strategies that can be adapted and adopted for your school’s circumstances – takes place in a week's time.












Red Nose Day with a difference

Funds from Comic Relief have gone to support some of the most vulnerable during the Covid-19 pandemic. In a year like no other, what are your school’s plans for Red Nose Day? Laura Wilson offers some flexible resources and suggestions for primary schools


Using CREST to break down barriers in STEM

Caitlin Brown discusses the need to incorporate project-based learning approaches in order to knock down barriers to STEM learning and considers how the CREST Awards can help at primary school level


Let's Go Zero: Zero carbon schools by 2030

Sixty per cent of energy used by schools is wasted out-of-hours and schools in England alone spend £600 million per year on energy. The Let’s Go Zero campaign is helping schools to pledge to go zero carbon within a decade







Home education: Resources for schools, teachers and parents: Part 3

This is the third edition of the SecEd compendium of home schooling and remote education resources for schools, teachers and parents. We cover a range of subjects, as well as exercise and keeping fit, mental health and wellbeing, cultural and arts activities, and whole-school support





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