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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...
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...

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