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Catering & hospitality View all

Thistley Hough Academy cook up a storm at Staffordshire Uni

The academy attended a session with chef John Whittle as part of the 'Adopt a School Scheme'

The Pelican Brief: The food for life catering mark

Is there too much sugar in your child's breakfast?

Public Health England warn that children are consuming half their daily recommended sugar allo...

Food on the go

Sarah West, a nutritionist for Zebedees, explains why it is important for pupils to understand...

Eat well, live well

Phil Mann at Reigate Grammar School, explains why good nutrition is vital for athletes, but it...

Insight from the experts

Does Generation Z have a different relationship with food to earlier generations? Brookwood's ...

Winter fuel

From gingerbread houses to a stint on the Antarctic ice, Steve Wright presents some seasonal n...

HOT TOPIC: cutting back on sugar

Amanda Ursell, Consultant Nutritionist, CH&Co Group, looks at sugar in school catering

Events View all

Ravens Academy receives recognition for academic success

The academy has been awarded an Education Outcomes Award for their exceptional results

Ferns Academy principal shortlisted for Towergate Care Award

Deborah Murphy has been recognised for her outstanding contribution to the education sector

Rapid improvement: Transforming schools in just seven weeks

Rob Tarn is to appear at Bett Academies on March 16th to discuss academisation and MATs

Creating a culture shift in academies

Bett Academies welcomes Cathie Paine from REAch2 Academy Trust to talk about best practice for...

'Old Dukies' give pupils advice at careers fair

The past students of the Duke of York's Royal Military School visited their old school for the...

UB April issue out now!

The April edition of University Business magazine is now available to download

Pupils celebrate World Book Day 2017

Children from Salisbury Plain Academies celebrated World Book Day in style this month

Shakespeare Week 2017  to kick off with a musical twist

This year's Shakespeare week is packed with activities designed to share and celebrate the bar...

Facilities & buildings View all

Expona flooring helps school hall keep its traditional look

Wood effect luxury vinyl tiles from Polyflor's Expona Design PUR collection was a perfect choi...

Thursfield Primary School reveal new extension

Novus Property Solutions successfully completed the school refurbishments and extension

Workington Academy pupils move into new £16.4m building

The building was completed as part of the Priority Schools Building Programme

Digitech Studio School opening in Bristol

HRH The Princess Royal will officially open Digitech Studio School

Shabby schools 'failing students and teachers'

New research reveals reduced spending on learning environments  

Seven new schools completed in £135m project

Part of the Priority School Building Programme, the project provides over 8,000 pupils with ne...

Bourne Grammar announce new £3.5m science block

The build of the state-of-the-art facility will be completed by Stepnell in time for the new s...

Hertswood Academy to have a £32m makeover

Willmott Dixon will build the new academy in Borehamwood which will include pioneering educati...

Health & wellbeing View all

Student mental health and its effect on learning

Student stress is rising and some turn to tech to help says Dr Andres Fonseca, Consultant Psyc...

10 ways natural playgrounds benefit a child's development

Craig Boyle, from Infinite Playgrounds, explains why playgrounds should be built with natural ...

Oak Tree Academy add new security measure for pupils' safety

Governors at Oak Tree Academy are keen to improve pupils' safety and have installed a new secu...

New outdoor gym opens in Penkhull

Residents and students enjoy the Lottery funded equipment

Team GB Brownlee Brothers & Aldi help young people eat fresh

1.2 million young people to improve eating habits via educational programme, Get Set to Eat Fr...

New initiative tackles childhood obesity

Braintree district Council launches 'Livewell Child' initiative to fight childhood obesity

How Indoor Air Quality affects exam results

Andy Williams looks how Indoor Air Quality impacts exam results

Primary schools urged to take lead on family fitness

Pioneering health and wellbeing program Premier Transition aimed at pupils, parents and teache...

International View all

Sixth formers fundraise for 'once in a lifetime' trip

St Francis Xavier's College students are preparing for a 2018 expedition to Central America

Magical Mandarin

Su Yen Hu, founder of Snowflake Books, discusses why more schools should teach Mandarin to eng...

International colleges and English language education

By Juliette Calow, Head of English, Bellerbys Oxford

Brand new international e-Assessment Awards programme launch

The e-Assessment Association announced the launch of an awards programme to celebrate the use ...

Nottinghamshire pupils complete Machu Picchu trek

Seven pupils from The Dukeries Academy in Ollerton embarked on a summer trip of a lifetime tra...

Schools: win a trip to Kenya

School Geography Challenge to raise awareness of challenges in Africa and result in volunteeri...

Gap year ideas for the class of 2016 

BUNAC says more school leavers than ever are considering working holidays

International knowledge exchange for Birmingham school

Lithuanian headteachers visit Rockwood Academy to share best practice on EAL and SEND

Law, finance, HR View all

Stone King celebrates 800th academy conversion

The firm has completed 934 academy projects altogether

Thistley Hough Academy open their own bank with Novus

Novus has invested in the school banking project to help pupils manage their own money

School launches corporate partnership programme

The school has developed the programme to diversify its business activities

Greenshaw Learning Trust: working with Pelican

The Greenshaw Learning Trust explains how Pelican Procurement helped them to develop their cat...

MATs spend less on expenses and more on teaching staff

The report identified how technology can help overcome geographical barriers, improve efficien...

Schools should feel empowered to provide financial education

Alison Pask, Managing Director, Financial Capability & Community Outreach at LIBF, stresses th...

No slipping!

VWV's Tabitha Cave discusses what should be considered when planning an educational visit or t...

Former pupil delivers legal talk at St Margaret's Academy

The careers talk was part of the academy's work inspiration programme

People, policy, politics View all

Water deregulation: Giving schools a choice

From 1st April, educational institutions will be free to make change to their water supply pac...

MP praises Stockland Green pupils for 'wise words'

Erdington students shared their wisdom with Jack Dromey MP during school visit

Oasis Academy and Colston pupil offered a place at Oxford

Weronika Razmus has been offered a place to study chemistry at Oxford University, only six yea...

2017 Spring Budget and Education

This Budget goes some way to helping more young people find a way into the labour market, but ...

50% of pupils are considering apprenticeships 

One in two students say they are thinking about apprenticeships as a route into employment, ne...

Hereford Sixth Form is the first to convert to an academy

The sixth form college has gained academy status with assistance from Blake Morgan

Gov't 'should adopt a more flexible approach to academies'

The NAHT says that it's not the size of MATs that are the issue, but the rate at which they ex...

How do you turn around a failing academy?

Benedick Ashmore-Short, Director of Education at Reach4 Academy Trust, says the focus should a...

School life View all

RAF helicopter visits Academy

The helicopter visited to launch the Academy's first Careers week

How Peak Academy transformed its attendance and safeguarding

Richard Lewis, Principal of Peak Academy, explains how he changed the academy for the better b...

Why aren't more girls in the UK studying STEM subjects?

Microsoft research pinpoints when and how to engage more young British women in science and te...

Academy Impact

The Rt. Hon. David Laws on how academies fit into the UK education system

Pupils go to jail... to donate books!

The visit was part of Plympton Academy's newly launched  community literacy project

Chancellor invests in technical education

£500 m funding for new T-Levels and £300m for STEM focused PHDs announced by Philip Hammond in...

Pupils take a country retreat

The Academy students spent three days at Savio House in Macclesfield

How should schools prepare for a critical incident?

Shane Moran, author of 'The Clouds That Can Surround Schools', discusses how schools should re...

Sports & leisure View all

National finals for five Ivybridge gymnastics teams

Their success is 'down to encouraging mass participation in gymnastics, rather than pushing ju...

Ready, set, GO!

Richard Stedeford, Sports Coordinator at ISA National Sports, discusses how to successfully ho...

World Para Athletics Championships ticket offer launched

School children across the country given the opportunity to attend the World Para Athletics Ch...

Begbrook primary Judo champion

Charlie Whitfield has been competing for four years

Academy celebrates footballing talent at national level

North Shore Academy has made it through to the semi-finals of the English Schools' Football As...

'School Sport Report' to be implemented by HASS

HASS meeting demand from parents and government to track, measure and report on children's act...

Erdington Academy on a winning streak after sports kit donation

Pupils from Erdington Academy have been proudly wearing their new Clive Mark Schoolwear sports...

MPs encourage Active Mile initiatives in schools

MPs have asked the Government to make sure schools adopt Active Mile initiatives in 2017

Sustainability View all

How to save energy in schools: a guide for school governors

Energys Group's Kevin Cox has some tips for school governors wanting to save energy

Back to nature: Mellor Primary's sustainable extension

Sarah Wigglesworth Architects created a new space based on the school's 'Forest School program...

Renewable energy project helps create green school

Lincolnshire-based school invests £900,000 to install biomass and ground source heat pump tech...

Sodexo expands waste prevention scheme

Sodexo rolls out SKOOL programme across Europe to prevent food waste

Kids to design energy-saving comic strip

Children across Britain have the chance to win an energy makeover worth up to £50,000 for thei...

Local mayor opens new state-of-the-art 'Schoolhaus'

Dewsbury academy's new eco-classroom will produce five times the amount of energy it consumes

Small steps become giant leaps at ATT

Academy Transformation Trust's estates team have been exploring the sustainability of their ac...

Five ways to go green

Sustainability special: how to make small changes in school for better green credentials

Teaching View all

Why budget cuts don't need to spell the end of edtech

By Janice Prandstatter, Teaching and Learning Consultant, Promethean

Parents in the dark over kids' education, study finds

33% feel that overburdened teachers don't have enough time to keep parents updated

Negative perceptions

Accenture research finds that negative perceptions and poor understanding of career options le...

Teaching crisis addressed by Strategic Workforce Planning

Baljinder Kuller, MD of The Supply Register, discusses how procurement issues are at the heart...

Education's IT Thing

Schools highlight urgent need for teacher CPD in EdTech in major BESA report

Lloyds to introduce coding to primary schools

Lloyd's Banking Group collaborate with Clever Tykes to teach coding

Creativity challenge

Over half of Generation Z feel unprepared for the future, according to Adobe study

Shanghai teachers teach Maths at primary school

The teaching exchange is to help teachers introduce Mastery into UK schools

Technology View all

How tech can help schools address funding constraints

Schools should open their facilities for hire by the community, says Chris Smith of Kajima Par...

ConquerComputing launched at Education Show

Online tuition service launched to help teach computing at primary school level

Future demand for social skills will be big, says new report

Report says kids must learn to think like a human in an increasingly digital world

Online tutoring: effective, convenient and fun  

Simply Learning Tuition founder Nathaniel McCullagh looks at the advantages of online tutoring...

Unit4 Business World saves two Essex colleges £80,000

In its first year Essex Shared Services saves two Essex colleges £80,000 with Unit4 Business W...

Shakespeare Week 2017 goes digital

Mission Shakespeare will help children explore Shakespeare digitally this Shakespeare Week, 20...

Digital leaders in the primary school

Working as one of Microsoft's UK Teacher Ambassadors, Natalie Burgess has seen what makes scho...

Paving the way for next gen coders

Bett 2017 saw the launch of exciting new project KYOCodes, a competition to help discover the ...