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Pupils get a fuzzy feeling in felting workshop
A Nottingham primary school has won a free felt workshop after pupils won an art competition. The half-day workshop was delivered to year 6 pupils at Eskdale junior...
Pupils from schools across London kick off Four Nations rugby match with song
More than 400 pupils from schools across London and the southeast sang the national anthem to kick off a Four Nations England vs Australia rugby league match. The...
Movers & Shakers: Paul Smith, Peter Fidler CBE and Dr Anthony Radice
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving. Paul Smith has been appointed chairman of the Choir Schools Association (CSA). The association represents 44 schools attached to...
Online service launches to connect schools with volunteer governors and trustees
A new online service aims to connect schools and colleges with would-be governors and trustees. Funded by the Department for Education until 2020, the free matchmaking service Inspiring...
£14,000 path will get pupils walking a mile a day
Pupils at a Nottinghamshire primary are being encouraged to walk a mile every day following the installation of a new, purpose-built path. The £14,000 path at Gotham primary...
Rio medallist shows off tennis skills at first ever Disability Tennis Festival
Primary school pupils from across London met Paralympic medallist Andy Lapthorne at the first Disability Tennis Festival. About 90 pupils aged between 7 and 11, with a variety...
Academy trust launches glossy magazine to keep its schools in the loop
A multi-academy trust is celebrating the launch of its own glossy magazine, with senior staff at the helm and the trust’s chief executive acting as editor. Connected, created...
Movers & Shakers: Rae Potter, Amy Finch and Sally MacDonald
Your weekly guide to the newest appointments in the education sector. Rae Potter is the new headteacher of Sarah Bonnell school in east London. The school, founded in...
School uses Twitter in English lessons to get pupils writing concisely
An academy in Essex is using Twitter to develop pupils’ writing skills by getting them to tweet six-word and 50-word stories, known as “flash fiction”. New Rickstones academy...
Sixth-formers who campaigned for Clinton in the US are now considering political careers
Two sixth-formers who went to the US to campaign for Hillary Clinton say their experiences have made them consider a career in politics. Bethan Atkinson and Adam Brammer,...
Teach First's innovation awards now open to applications for 2017
Education charity Teach First is now accepting applicants for its Teach First innovation award. The innovation award will give up to five social entrepreneurs a six-month, full-time salary...

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