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Young carers and how schools can help
An awards-based programme offering help to young carers who juggle their school life and caring duties has been launched following a successful pilot. Open to all schools in...
Serving soldiers help to remember Great War
Soldiers are heading to classrooms to help pupils to commemorate the First World War in a scheme run by the British Army. As part of the free OP...
Anthony Seldon, Julie Robinson and Laura Turner
Anthony Seldon is leaving Wellington College after 10 years as the school’s 13th headmaster to become vice-chancellor of the University of Buckingham, which his father Arthur Seldon helped...
Nick Gibson, Ian Smith and Jonathon Logan
Nick Gibson has taken over as headteacher of St Benedict’s Catholic High School in Alcester, Warwickshire, following Tim Sara’s retirement after leading the school for 25 years. It is...
How to get ahead: visit Gran
Pupils should revise at their grandparents’ homes if they want to do well in exams, says the Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL). Their houses provide the...
Push for school meal uptake
A trio of food organisations has been commissioned by the Department for Education to help junior and secondary schools increase the number of pupils opting for school meals....
Making a drama out of a crisis
Drama students at Northamptonshire’s Rushden Academy are using their theatrical talents to educate key stage 2 and 3 pupils about online safety. Year 12 and 13 BTEC pupils...
Pitch-side presentation for award winner
A PE teacher has been honoured by the English Schools Rugby Union for his work setting up an academy trust’s rugby squad from scratch. Matt Leek of Bristol...
Josh Hunt, Carl Salt and Andrea Smith
Josh Hunt, one of the first chaplains in a non-religious affiliated secondary school, says staff and students at Felixstowe Academy – part of the Academies Enterprise Trust – have...
Student’s leadership skills net £1,500 winnings
A 17-year-old student’s success in a national contest to identify young people with leadership skills has boosted her school’s coffers by £1,000. Yifei Painter, in year 12 at...
On the hunt for 800 more RE teachers
A campaign to attract more graduates to become religious education (RE) teachers has been launched. The Beyond the Ordinary campaign, created by the Religious Education Council of England...

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