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Movers & Shakers: Who's new this week?
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Marios Solomonides, Headteacher, Magna Carta Primary Academy Start date: April 2018 Previous job: Director of curriculum and assessment, Burnt Mill...
Win £5,000 for your school by promoting sun safety
Schools are being encouraged to share photos of their pupils staying safe in the sun for the chance to win £5,000 to spend on school trips. The Sun...
Hundreds descend on Truro Cathedral for 2018 Cornwall Teacher Awards
Hundreds of teachers descended on Truro Cathedral for the annual Cornwall Teacher Awards last week. Sixteen awards were on offer at the event, including ‘outstanding headteacher’, ‘governor of...
Former chess world champion mentors school chess team
A top-ranking chess player has been coaching pupils at a Surrey independent school. Nick Pert, once an under-18 world champion and now a grandmaster, has been visiting members...
Reach academy head makes a name for herself
An English teacher who changed her name by deed poll to include the name of her school has lived up to the moniker by becoming the new headteacher....
School runs free camping trips to help students prepare for GCSEs
A Bristol school is helping students clear their heads before choosing their GCSE options by taking them on 24-hour camping trips. Pupils in year 9 at Bedminster Down School...
Movers & Shakers: Who's new this week?
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Sophy Bellis, Headteacher, Lakelands Academy Start date: April 2018 Previous job: Assistant headteacher,Lakelands Academy Interesting fact: To unwind,Sophy spends time on...
Free resources on the dark side of the cotton industry released for schools
A film exposing the dark side of the cotton industry has been released by the Fairtrade Foundation for use in schools. The 12-minute video explores the lives of...
School uses 50th anniversary to teach pupils about local history
A primary school has celebrated its 50th anniversary by getting pupils engaged with local history. To mark Burton End Primary Academy’s golden jubilee, the school hosted a fancy-dress day,...

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