Posts by: nicky.phillips

Reviews
Is there such a thing as a crap school? By @SurrealAnarchy Sometimes it is the most obviously true statements that are the most controversial. To say that some...
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Irfan Latif, the headmaster of Sexey’s school in Somerset and the first chair of the State Boarding Forum (SBF), says he will build awareness of the “outstanding education”...
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Sixty-six UK students from low and middle-income homes will soon cross the pond to take up places at leading US universities. They were selected as part of a...
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Year 8 pupils at Bristol Metropolitan academy will build their own aircraft as part of an Airbus Flying Challenge, which aims to engage the young people in science,...
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A brave 12-year-old chopped off her hair to raise more than £1,000 for a cancer charity. Emaleigh Holder, a year 7 pupil at Rendcomb college in Gloucestershire, wanted to...
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Cranleigh school in Surrey has unveiled a contemporary war memorial to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Battle of the Somme. Students and staff gathered at the front...
Profiles
Angela Rayner has a constituent named Dave who calls her “Boudicca” in his emails. “It’s because I’m fiery and tenacious and stand in the face of danger,” the...
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Katrina Axford is moving across the world to lead the Admiralty school in Dorset, one of three “schools within schools” at the Isle of Portland Aldridge community academy....
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In a week in which two shadow education secretaries resigned, the incumbent secretary angled to run the country, and no one seemed to know if the education white...
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Eight teachers from primary schools across the UK will fly to Chicago this summer after being recognised for their work as “digital pioneers” in the classroom. The teachers...
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Ideas for memorable science resources and a spelling project in which students become DJs won the day for two teachers in the Let Teachers SHINE competition. Michelle Lockwood...