Posts by: Samantha Lauren King

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Year 7 pupils from several prep schools recently took part in the first “rough runner challenge”. Hosted at independent boarding and day school Rendcomb college in Gloucestershire, the...
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Seventeen pupils from schools across the UK have taken home top accolades in Alu D&T Challenge, a national competition challenging youngsters to create sustainable products using aluminium. The...
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Birmingham-born actress Julie Walters (pictured) has backed a campaign to build alumni networks in state schools in the city. Education charity Future First hosted a Back to School...
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A dwarfism charity has teamed up with two children’s authors in an effort to combat stereotypes. The Restricted Growth Association (RGA UK) hopes its Spread the Word campaign...
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Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving. Oliver Martindale has been appointed headteacher of Lyndhurst Junior School in Portsmouth. In March last year Lyndhurst became the...
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The Woodland Trust is encouraging more schools to get involved in its Green Tree school awards, offering free advice and support to help get more pupils outdoors. The...
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Five students and two of their teachers spent the day with dummies in their mouths to raise money for Torbay special care baby unit. The group from Newton...
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Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving. Tony Jackson has been appointed headmaster of Barnard Castle School in Co Durham. Jackson, 37, is the youngest head...
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Europe’s biggest biomedical research facility is welcoming learners to a new science lab it has opened for local schools. The Francis Crick Institute, a charity in the north...
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A primary academy heralded by the government as a model school for tackling childhood obesity has become the first UK school to receive a Soil Association award. Washingborough...
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The biggest-ever archive of pupils’ schoolwork is being collected as part of a three year-project looking at how children use language as they get older. Samples of writing...