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Blackpool college launches Christmas single to raise awareness of child poverty
Students and staff at Blackpool sixth form college have produced their own Christmas track to raise awareness of child poverty. Students and staff composed A Christmas Miracle, which...
Movers & Shakers: James Wetz, Desi McKeown and Kate Chhatwal
Your weekly guide to the newest appointments in the education sector. James Wetz has been appointed as an ambassador and educational consultant to the board at Bristol Steiner...
Pupils past and present etch messages on roof tiles during school renovation
The renovation of a primary school roof was transformed into a community event when past and present students wrote personalised messages on its new roof tiles. More than...
School's virtual cat is a hit with students
A school in Cambridge has commissioned an art installation in the form of a virtual cat to teach students about science and sustainability. Trumpington community college commissioned a...
Football-themed literacy curriculum scores well with pupils
An education charity that uses football to develop critical thinking and analysis skills put pupils to the test at a recent live debate. Football Beyond Borders (FBB) targets...
Movers & Shakers: Colin Morrison, Claire-Marie Cuthbert and Adam Goldstein
Your weekly guide to the newest appointments in the education sector.   Colin Morrison has been appointed chair of the new Boarding Schools Partnership. Set up by Lord...
Dementia charity hopes to inspire new generation of researchers with KS3 learning programme
A leading dementia research charity is hoping to inspire the next generation of researchers through a new key stage 3 learning programme. Alzheimer’s Research UK has developed Brain...
Environmental phone app helps pupils clean up school
The latest technology has turned pupils at a primary school in Kent into digital eco-warriors who keep the area around their school clean. Using a free environmental reporting...
A competition is aiming to revive the dying art of letter writing by getting pupils to say thankyou
A competition is aiming to revive the dying art of letter writing by encouraging pupils between the ages of 5 and 16 to say thank you by post....
Cumbria school opens quirky new library in an effort to get more pupils reading
A school in Cumbria hopes its new “quirky” library will get more pupils interested in reading. With Harry Potter-inspired furniture, cardboard cut-outs of Gandalf and Shakespeare, and even...
Movers & Shakers: Thomas Flower, Christopher Edwards and Marian Fairley
Your weekly guide to the newest appointments in the education sector.   Thomas Flower has been appointed deputy headteacher at Heathfield community college in East Sussex. He was...

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