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Seventeen pupils take top accolades in aluminium design challenge
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...
Seven schools compete in muddy obstacle course
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...
Movers & Shakers: Oliver Martindale, Caroline Towler and Bev Fletcher
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...
Julie Walters backs alumni networks in Birmingham state schools
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...
Charity calls for school libraries to combat dwarfism stereotypes
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...
Woodland Trust offers extra support to get pupils outdoors
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...
Staff and pupils don dummies for a day to raise money for baby unit
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...
Movers & Shakers: Tony Jackson, Shaun Fenton and Louise Cooper
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...
Could this be the UK's healthiest school?
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...
Science institute opens laboratory for local schools
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...
EdCentral founder announces the platform is now free for teachers
EdCentral, the website that allows education professionals to collaborate, exchange ideas and access industry news, is now free for teachers. It was previously available only on subscription. Free...

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