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Royal visits inspire academies’ students
Two schools in England had royal visitors last week. In London, the Duchess of Cambridge was guest of honour at the official opening of Kensington Aldridge Academy last...
A hole lot of trouble in Essex
Children arriving at Cooks Spinney primary school in Harlow, Essex, were shocked recently to find a giant hole in their school hall. A warning sign said recent adverse...
Edition 17: Peter Wanless, Ian Armitage and Chris Potter
Peter Wanless has stepped down from The Kemnal Academies Trust (TKAT) board of directors after three years. “I enjoyed TKAT a lot. It was an exciting time with...
STEM career contest launched
A new competition has been launched to encourage more young people to consider careers in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) industries. The Formula 100 competition, set up...
German painting inspires pupil’s winning poem
A secondary school pupil in Peterborough has won first prize in a poetry competition focusing on German history. Competing in the Dinggedicht poetry competition run by The German...
Academy roots for Cambodian trip
Students and teachers at Hanham Woods Academy in Bristol were happy to have their hair pulled out recently. It may sound extreme, but it was all in a...
Edition 15: Damian Knollys, Jackie Bowen
Damian Knollys has taken over as headteacher at Peasedown Primary School in Bath, following David Tilling’s retirement in the post at the end of last year. Mr Knollys...
New scholarship for talented young riders
Pupils at Polwhele House in Cornwall are saddling up this term with the help of a new riding scholarship. The independent prep school in Truro is the only...
Students help develop 3D app
Students at Ormiston Shelfield community academy in the west Midlands are helping to share the experience of life in the First World War trenches after working with a...
Atlantic crossing to prestigious US universities
Thirty-eight British students from low and middle-income homes will soon pack their bags and travel to the US to take up places at leading US universities. They were...
Bishops mark start of building work
Two bishops picked up their pitch forks and donned their gardening gloves to preside over a turf cutting ceremony to mark the start of building work at an...

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