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School's new on-site bank aims to get pupils financially savvy
A secondary school in Staffordshire has introduced its own currency as part of an initiative to get pupils saving. Thistley Hough academy in Stoke-on-Trent has also opened its...
Movers & Shakers: Cat Scutt, Nicky Phillips and Dr Julie Nugent
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving. The Chartered College of Teaching has appointed Cat Scutt as director of knowledge and research to work on its...
Broadcasting veteran Sir Trevor McDonald goes back to school
Veteran broadcaster Sir Trevor McDonald went back to the classroom last week when he visited Sebright primary school in Hackney, east London. Sir Trevor took part in morning...
Council initiative gives 4,500 school pupils free theatre visits
Pupils from 67 schools in east London will get the chance to see a Shakespeare production free this month as part of a council initiative aiming to introduce...
Diversity dancers “honoured” to reward pupil achievements
Members of dance troupe Diversity were the hosts at a recent event that celebrated the achievements of more than 60 pupils in Academy Transformation Trust (ATT) schools. Pupils...
Year 3 pupil gains national recognition for chocolate bar invention
A Wellingborough pupil has won a national competition to step into Willy Wonka’s shoes and come up with a new chocolate bar. Eight-year-old Alfie Richards from Irthlingborough junior...
Movers & Shakers: Brendan Loughran, Raksha Pattni and Howard Jackson
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving. Aldridge Education has appointed Brendan Loughran as executive principal of four of its schools in Darwen. He was founding...
Bus filled with 3D printers, virtual reality equipment and robotics begins tour of UK schools
An American school bus fitted with the latest in digital technology is about to tour the UK. The IDEAS Bus, which launched in November last year, provides demonstrations...
Sutton Trust sends 42 state school pupils to summer school at top US universities
An aspiring polyglot and an ambitious robotics developer are among 42 state school students who will attend some of America’s top universities over the summer. The Sutton Trust...
Eight-year old becomes local celebrity after winning calendar competition
An eight-year-old’s artwork has been chosen to feature on the front of the 2017 Teesside community calendar. Thomas Neal, a pupil at Kirkleatham Hall school in Redcar, took...
Andrew Lloyd Webber gives schools free rights to School of Rock musical
Composer Andrew Lloyd Webber has given schools free rights for his newest musical, School of Rock. The show, which opened in the West End last November, is based...

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