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Clegg’s lunch date in north London
The Deputy Prime Minster led celebrations last week to highlight how far school meals have come since the days of lumpy banana custard. As part of National School...
Primary pupils swipe and learn
Sixty new iPads are helping pupils at a primary academy in Plymouth to become responsible digital citizens. Teachers at St George’s Church of England Primary have had specialised...
Author opens doors to learning
The reopening of a learning and resource centre as “The Library” has put books and reading centre stage for students at an academy in Bristol. The project at...
Wrestling stars muscle in on anti-bullying assembly
Three stars from the wrestling ring formed an unlikely alliance with a Tory politician last week. But it was all in a good cause. Kofi Kingston, Paige and...
Fry joins the party at Norfolk academy
Special guest Stephen Fry has helped to celebrate a year of academic success at the Nicholas Hamond Academy in Norfolk. At its annual prize giving and certificates evening,...
‘Passionate’ teacher wins award
When Suzy Pett took this year’s outstanding new teacher award, she didn’t know a former head girl was in the star-studded audience. The English teacher from Surbiton High...
Commodore opens new academy building
A new state-of-the-art building in a Portsmouth academy includes staircases covered in times-tables and portraits of some of the city’s most famous residents, including Rudyard Kipling and Arthur...
Fired up with a host of new skills
Learners from a London school know how to use ladders, hoses and breathing apparatus after a week’s fire training course at London Fire Brigade’s Tottenham fire station. Octagon...
East End pair raise funds on a bicycle built for two
A partially sighted teenager has completed a 60km charity cycle ride on a tandem with one of his teachers. Year 11 pupil Abdirahman Ibrahim and teacher Stuart Block...
Joshua heads for the bright lights
An 18-year-old Birmingham pupil is set to tread the boards with the help of an Andrew Lloyd Webber Foundation scholarship. Joshua Gannon, a pupil at Birmingham Ormiston Academy...
In a flash: Priory Witham students show off their love of books
A Lincoln academy turned its students into a live flash mob to mark the opening of a new £8,000 library last week. The opening ceremony of the new reading...

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