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National Happiness Awards are open for nominations
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....
Pair of micro-pigs join school to help develop pupils' creative writing
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...
Schools Week summer book giveaway - win education books!
We love it when publishers and authors send us books to review, but every so often our shelves get too full. So, to spread the love, we’re offering...
Movers & Shakers: Who's new this week?
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...
Pupils fly four-seater plane as part of year-long STEM initiative
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...
Nominations open for Global Teacher Prize with $1 million pot
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...
Year 8 pupil spends the day as headteacher of Highgate School
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....
School and council team up to restore medieval building using £50,000 lottery grant
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...
Movers & Shakers: Who's new this week?
Your weeky guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Harriet Thompson, Assistant Head of Academic Development, Ampleforth College Start date: September 2017 Current job: Head of economics and...
Ofqual wants teacher feedback on summer's reformed qualifications
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 –...
Commonwealth medallist leads fitness sessions at Lancashire academy
Commonwealth medallist James Denny recently visited Castercliff Primary Academy in Lancashire to keep pupils motivated during a morning of sporting activities. Denny (pictured far left), who won a...

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