Posts by: Samantha Lauren King

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Academies minister Lord Nash was one of the many political and education leaders at a recent conference in Birmingham to debate how extremism can be tackled. Hosted by...
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A year 7 pupil’s short story will be read by award-winning authors, including Mark Haddon, as part of a national writing competition. Abigail Carr, a pupil at East...
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The singer Gareth Gates will host the fifth annual Shine a Light awards that recognise teachers, teams and other individuals who support children and young people with speech,...
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A school in Leeds is using the latest technology to make prosthetic hands for amputees across the world. Students at UTC Leeds, a specialist school focusing on engineering...
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The multi-academy trust Aldridge Education has made two senior appointments in Lancashire and the south-east. Matthew Little has been appointed principal of Darwen Vale high school. The co-educational...
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Players from the Superleague netball team Loughborough Lightning recently hosted an inter-school tournament for ten primary schools across Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire. Ella Gibbons from Scotland, Peace Proscavia from...
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Pupils from schools across Birmingham went head to head in an inter-school spelling bee last week. Rivals from four primaries, Brookvale, Hill West, Mere Green and Slade, and...
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More than 300 teachers from Sweden descended on a West Sussex school to exchange top teaching tips and join in student-led workshops. The event at Bohunt school Worthing...
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A Somerset primary school has been named as one of last year’s top apprenticeship employers. Brookside academy was the only school to feature on the top 100 apprenticeship...
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Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving. Faraday preparatory school in east London has appointed Novak Ivanovic as its new headteacher. The independent primary, which was...
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Attainment is important for young people, but exams have to be seen in a wider context as part of an education that allows young people to flourish, says...