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Movers & Shakers: Mark Barrow, Sally Apps and Rachel Kitley
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Mark Barrow has been appointed headteacher of Ixworth Free School in Suffolk. The school, which opened in September 2014,...
Free resource reinvents Shakespeare for primary schools
A free online theatre resource is offering a primary school-friendly version of Shakespeare’s Romeo and Juliet. The National Theatre’s On Demand in Schools has released a version of...
Winners of national sweet-designing competition get a backstage tour of the Discovery Channel
Two pupils who won a national competition to design Willy Wonka-inspired sweets went behind the scenes at the Discovery Channel as part of their prize. Alfie Richards, 9,...
Primary schools wanted for project on harnessing the power of teaching assistants
A new project that is determined to harness the power of teaching assistants has been launched in England. Maximising the Impact of Teaching Assistants (MITA) aims to improve...
Coastal school joins campaign against pebble-pinchers
Pupils at Manor Beach Primary School in Lancashire have joined a campaign to stop people stealing pebbles from their local beach. The youngsters, with the Rossall Beach Residents...
Movers & Shakers: Sofia Darr, Lauren Costello and Pippa Daverson
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Sofia Darr is the new headteacher of Rockwood Academy in Birmingham.The academy is a member of the CORE Education...
Bury College hosts after-school plumbing club for pupils across Lancashire
Pupils from seven high schools across Lancashire have been taking part in an after-school plumbing club at Bury College. During workshops, year 7 to 11 pupils from Bury,...
Charity calls for UK teachers to peer mentor in Sierra Leone and Liberia
A charity is calling for UK teachers to spend their summer mentoring teachers in Sierra Leone and Liberia. Qualified teachers will travel on July 28 or August 11...
Primary pupils recreate Renoir painting to learn about distortion of images in the media
Year 5 pupils from Hill West Primary School in Birmingham recently re-created Renoir’s ‘Luncheon of the Boating Party’ during an ICT lesson that explored the digital alteration of...
V&A Museum uses £100,000 prize fund to launch nationwide art initiative for schools
London’s Victoria and Albert Museum is launching a national programme to support design education in state-funded secondary schools. DesignLab Nation, which launches in September to support the new...
Movers & Shakers: Michael Tidd, Richard Hadfield and Lisa Fathers
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Michael Tidd has been appointed operational headteacher at Medmerry primary school in West Sussex. The school is a member...

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