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Pupils go back in time to celebrate Christmas like the Tudors
A group of year 4 pupils in Nottingham had a taste of what Christmas might have been like 500 years ago when they made a school trip to...
School awarded Space Education Quality Mark for out-of-this-world curriculum
A Gloucestershire primary school has been awarded a Space Education Quality Mark for its space-themed curriculum. Awarded by the European Space Education Resource Office, Longborough Church of England...
Movers & Shakers: Julian Drinkall, Charlotte Avery and Gwen Byrom
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving. Julian Drinkall is the new chief executive of Academies Enterprise Trust (AET), the country’s largest multi-academy trust with 66...
Higher level teaching assistant named HLTA of the Year at Westminster ceremony
Sue Brown, this year’s outstanding higher level teaching assistant (HLTA), recently received her national award from Andrew Mitchell MP at a ceremony in Westminster. Brown, who works at...
Merseyside special school awarded 'Centre of Excellence' status for its finance curriculum
Wargrave House school and college in Merseyside is a new centre of excellence for teaching personal finance. The specialist autism school became the 100th named centre after taking...
Musical Wicked voted best theatre production to go and see on a school trip
The stage musical Wicked has been voted the best theatre production for schools in the 2016 School Travel Awards. The awards, which are voted on by teachers and...
Prep school recognised for its outstanding STEM provision
Parsons Green prep school in west London has been recognised for its creative teaching in science, technology, engineering and maths. Earlier this month, the Independent Schools Association (ISA)...
Movers & Shakers: Claire Farmer, Ammo Talwar and Mike Hamlin
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving. Claire Farmer is the new headteacher of Northease Manor school in Lewes, East Sussex. She takes over the independent...
Schools Week editor joins Townley grammar debate
Pupils at Townley grammar school in Kent grilled Schools Week editor Laura McInerney at a recent debate on the government’s plan for more selective schools. The Bexleyheath school...
London Leadership Strategy 'Inspiring Greatness' launch celebrates headteachers
MPs, policymakers and teachers recently joined forces to celebrate the work of headteachers across the country. Speakers included the education secretary Justine Greening, the standards minister Nick Gibb...
Schools Week chief reporter John Dickens scoops top CIPR award
Schools Week staff were jokingly cautioned to “pipe down” when chief reporter John Dickens won an outstanding national education journalism award last week. Accepting the gong at the...

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