Posts by: Samantha Lauren King

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A group of 175 schoolchildren created their own cities at a STEM event at Roehampton University in south London. The pupils, aged 8 to 14, came from seven...
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A competition searching for the nation’s happiest schools has opened for nominations. The National Happiness Awards, run by Laughology, is looking for the happiest school, employee and pupil....
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Two micro-pigs spent a week at a south London school to help its primary pupils to develop their English skills. Seven-month-old Stacey and Jane were brought in to...
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Your weeky guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Joe Thackway, Headmaster, Crescent School, Rugby Start date: September 2017 Current job: Deputy head, Hallfield Prep School, Birmingham Interesting...
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A group of year 9 pupils flew a four-seater plane as part of a programme that engages young people with STEM subjects. Twenty-seven pupils from Bristol Metropolitan Academy...
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A global teaching competition is now accepting nominations for the world’s best teacher. The Global Teacher Prize aims to spotlight the work of teachers across the world, and...
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A year 8 pupil took over London’s Highgate School for a day, swapping places with the school’s headteacher who was sent to take up his place in classes....
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A team of pupils from Strood Academy in Kent is helping to bring a 13th century-building back into the public eye. Temple Manor, a grade 1 listed medieval...
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Your weeky guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Andrew Milliken, Headteacher, Folkestone Academy Start date: September 2017 Current job: Head of school, Sedgehill School, south London Interesting...
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A free resource to help schools evaluate and improve their deployment of teaching assistants has been released today. The Teaching Assistant Deployment Review Guide has been launched by...
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Ofqual wants teachers’ feedback on this summer’s reformed GCSEs, AS and A-level qualifications. The exams regulator is inviting teachers to attend workshops to share what went well –...