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Free scheme gives schools the chance to bring pieces of Mars and the Moon to the classroom
Schools can borrow meteorites from Mars and pieces of the Moon in a free scheme established by the Science and Technology Facilities Council. The ‘Borrow the Moon’ kit...
Play about FGM tours secondary schools to raise awareness of issue
A critically acclaimed play about female genital mutilation (FGM) in Britain is touring secondary schools to educate pupils on the issue. The play Cuttin’It tells the story of...
77-year-old visits former primary school as part of history project
A 77-year-old has gone back to his former primary school to teach pupils about school life in the 1940s. Rob Harknett was a pupil at Roydon Primary School...
Chinese teachers lead maths mastery lessons at Birmingham primary through DfE-scheme
Two teachers from Shanghai have been leading classes at a Birmingham primary school as part of a DfE-funded programme to develop maths teaching in England. Mingming and Wang...
Movers & Shakers: Who's new this week?
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Joanna Chapman, Head, Summer Fields pre-prep Start date: January 2018 Previous job: Head of junior school, Knightsbridge School Interesting...
UK Space Agency calls for schools to reinvent the satellite
The UK Space Agency is calling for schools to come up with innovative ways satellites can improve life on Earth for a chance to win a share of...
Secondary pupils network with inspirational women on their lunch break
Pupils at a Norfolk secondary school were instrumental in setting up a programme to network with inspirational women during lunch breaks. Ormiston Victory Academy has been inviting a...
Service dog visits primary school to conclude creative writing module
A service dog stabbed while protecting his handler has visited pupils at a Lancashire primary school to help them with a creative writing module. Year 6 pupils at...
Harris Academy pupils spearhead school campaign against energy drinks after Channel 4 appearance
Harris Academy students are spearheading an awareness-raising campaign after starring in a TV segment presented by Jamie Oliver on the detrimental effects of energy drinks. Seven year 10...
Movers & Shakers: Who's new this week?
Your weekly guide to who’s new and who’s leaving Kim Walton, Principal, Astrea Academy Sheffield Start date: January 2018 Previous job: Principal, Moor End Academy Interesting fact: Kim plays...
National writing competition for children in care opens for applications
A charity is encouraging teachers to put forward pupils in care for its annual writing competition. Applicants will be asked to submit a 500-word piece of writing to...

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