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Catering & hospitality View all

The power of food

Holroyd Howe explains how to make sure pupils have a positive relationship with food in school...

Vale Academy Trust

An interview with Sally Cox, Trust Catering Manager at the Vale Academy Trust in Oxfordshire

Carmel Education Trust

The Carmel Education Trust has overarching accountability and governance of a number of academ...

Be good to yourself

Brookwood Partnership's Sue Parfett and Amanda Ursell talk sports nutrition in school catering...

Can you reduce your costs by changing the way you buy?

Simon Gurney, Procurement Manager at Pelican Procurement Services, shares some practical tips ...

The Real Junk Food Project: Waste not, want not

Charley Rogers talks to The Real Junk Food Project and Dixons Marchbank Academy about food was...

The BNF celebrates 50 years with a new launch

The new nutrition platform will be available online and free for primary school teachers

How to keep oily fish on the school menu

Balancing cost with compliance: How to keep oily fish on the school menu

Events View all

Mayor launches Unexpected Mentor campaign

West of England Mayor, Tim Bowles, took part in a mentoring session for young people as he lau...

Duke of York's Royal Military School mark Remembrance Day

DOYRMS students paid tribute at Remembrance events in London, Dover and Belgium

Gongs galore at Haywood Academy

The class of 2017's achievements were celebrated at the Burslem insititution's awards evening ...

Impact Awards seek out best in tech for good

The awards from DigitalAgenda reward tech that is developed and used to do good in the communi...

UB December issue out now

The latest issue of University Business is now available to view online, for free!

Bett Awards 2018 finalists announced

Finalists for the prestigious Bett Awards 2018 have been announced ahead of January's event

BBC Radio Bristol live from Digitech Studio School

DJ Emma Britton's breakfast show broadcast was the first time a school in the region has hoste...

Dukies receive prized military uniform berets

New Duke of York's Royal Military School students were presented with their prized uniform ber...

Facilities & buildings View all

New home for first UK vocational free school for SEND

Morgan Sindall successfully delivered the project for Wolverhampton Vocational Training Centre...

Finding the right type of air conditioning for you

The second in a series of blogs by Roberto Mallozzi, MD of Gree UK on how air conditioning can...

Portakabin and Mace complete temporary school near Grenfell

Kensington Aldridge Academy (KAA2) is Portakabin's biggest emergency response build

Bringing BIM down to earth: new technologies, humble uses

Allan Hunt, Director at AHR Building Consultancy, explains why Building Information Modelling ...

How outdoor classrooms can be used as a library resource

Simon Fearnehough from the Hideout House Company explains the educational functions of outdoor...

Dulux Trade paints the way for special needs school

Birkett House School undergoes a makeover after it relocates its primary facilities

Western invest £1.6m to grow education sector

Western Building Systems has installed a Mobi One Combined Timber Frame Assembly Station as pa...

Big energy savings for Wigan primary

Bedford Hall Methodist School is set to annually save more than £10,000 thanks to green energy...

Health & wellbeing View all

Schools' homelessness warning from Centrepoint

The youth charity says that issues at school can be an early sign of future homelessness

YoungMinds encourage taking a break from smartphones

Cyber Aware is working with the mental health charity to encourage everyone to have a #techfre...

What every Head should be told before they're appointed

Viv Grant, Founder of Integrity Coaching, reveals her personal experience of being a headteach...

Why school leader wellbeing must be made a priority

Viv Grant, Founder of Integrity Coaching, asks why is duty of care not shown towards headteach...

Sense of belonging directly related to tendency to self-harm

Research has found that young people are seven times more likely to self-harm if their sense o...

Caught in the middle: managing workload as a middle leader

Supporting colleagues and inspiring students is a huge part of the middle leader's role, but h...

YMCA launch new health and well-being school programme

The new programme hopes to support the health and well-being of young people

Why do primary schools need regular exercise breaks?

Physical education expert Jon Tait discusses the benefits of short bursts of physical activity...

International View all

Bellevue Education chooses AccountsIQ and iSAMS solution

International schools group opts for affordable middle market Cloud accounting platform to mee...

Military school honoured with International School Award

The Duke of York's Royal Military School was praised for its efforts to 'bring the world into ...

UK school takes on world in international Rocketry final

One of the challenges was to make a model rocket that could fly a raw egg to 800 feet and retu...

Worldstrides winners at the Telegraph Festival of Education

Zara Daswani from St Peter's School and Helen Cook from Dowdales School walk away with GoPros ...

How translation software can help schools

Schools up and down the country are dependent on the children themselves to communicate with t...

Academy student wins scholarship to study in the US

Ben Ashton beat 1,000 other applicants to the scholarship

How pencils are helping to change children's lives

Evan Lewis, Founder of Hope, asks: if you had a million spare pencils, what would you do with ...

Sixth formers fundraise for 'once in a lifetime' trip

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

Law, finance, HR View all

Academy sector developments in November

This update covers the latest academy and MAT news on funding and finance, policy, financial r...

Sourcing new and inventive ways to boost income

Paul Andrews, Director of School Lettings Solutions, discusses how academies can utilize their...

84% of adults think primary pupils should learn about money

Money Advisor explains why primary schools should encourage a positive discussion about saving...

How to challenge Ofsted reports

What can a school do to prevent publication of an Ofsted report? Liz Timmins, an associate at ...

How to reap the full benefit of edtech for your school

Chris Labrey, Managing Director UK & IRL, Econocom, talks digital transformation and the proce...

Getting the most from apprenticeship funding

Why not use your school's apprenticeship funding for staff training opportunities?

School trips: how to stay safe

Tilden Watson, Head of Education at Zurich Municipal, reveals the top tips for successful scho...

How to make academy finances work harder

School funding will remain a political hot potato for as long as we have party politics says D...

People, policy, politics View all

Ormiston Academies Trust appoints Nick Hudson as new CEO

Ormiston Academies Trust (OAT) announced the appointment during its annual conference in Notti...

The barriers faced by Leading Women

Leading Women is a collection of essays from female bosses across the education sector, reveal...

Bristol Brunel Academy maintains 'Good' Ofsted grading

The academy is delighted with the grading and will continue to work towards an 'Outstanding'

Ash Trees Academy celebrates revival after Ofsted rating

A Teesside school has been recognised by Ofsted for turning around its fortunes and fulfilling...

Less social mobility for poorer students

The Sutton Trust report states that young people from less advantaged backgrounds are missing ...

Classical education in the Midlands

The City Learning Trust, the City of Birmingham Symphony Orchestra and Sandwell Council announ...

Cumbria Education Trust welcomes two new schools

Cumbrian multi academy trust flourishes with the addition of Tebay and Yanwath primary schools...

BSA launch professional recognition scheme for staff

The BSA's Accredited Boarding Practitioner scheme is a world first

School life View all

In conversation with...Samuel Ward Academy Trust

Ahead of his talk at The Academies Show, Dr Tim Coulson discusses multi-academy trusts

Education's missing piece

Tom Ravenscroft, Founder and CEO of Enabling Enterprise, explains how he is trying to reduce t...

Three Peaks Primary Academy praised by Ofsted

Staff and pupils at Three Peaks Primary Academy in Tamworth are celebrating after Ofsted decla...

Tres bien! St Margaret's Academy holds Languages Festival

Pupils and staff at St Margaret's Church of England Academy recently celebrated modern foreign...

The business of digital

The importance of LMS for a strong Digital Foundation

Academia and the University of Westminster

Academia For Education recently deployed a new mobile learning project with the University of ...

Energy efficient schools could save the government billions

New school buildings could save the department for education £2.6bn a year, report finds

Colston's Girls' sixth form to be co-educational in 2018

V6 will focus on STEAM and welcome girls and boys aged 16 to 18

Sports & leisure View all

Wicked wins again

The musical was voted Best Theatre Production For Schools for a second successive year at the ...

Behaviour programme creates European basketball champions

Teams from Bristol Metropolitan Academy travelled to Belgium to take part in the Flanders Coas...

Connell Sixth Form College launches new sport diploma

The qualification will be taught in partnership with Manchester City Football Club's foundatio...

Going the extra mile with Greenhouse Sports

Charley Rogers speaks to Chief Executive of Greenhouse Sports, John Herriman, about motivation...

Jumping in at the deep end

Why do a third of children leave primary school without basic swimming skills?

Performing Arts Head wins two top sporting awards

Helen Reddy is celebrating a double win after being awarded Devon Sports Coach of the Year and...

Are you ready for sports day?

With schools across the country preparing for sports day, Marianne Pope looks at some of the q...

Oarsome new boat for Oasis Brightstowe's rowing academy

After an anonymous donation, Oasis Academy Brightstowe has its own boat

Sustainability View all

FotE launch school resource to help tackle air pollution

97% of teachers and parents recommend Friends of the Earth's free Clean Air Schools Pack for p...

The environment: we're aware but are we proactive?

Mark Stevenson, Managing Director of Bright Spark Energy, explains how schools can better invo...

Sustainability needs to be integral to education

Schools need to make sustainability education a key part of their curriculum if we want to bui...

Scotts of Thrapston: Built to last

Scotts of Thrapston reveals the importance of sustainable educational buildings and positive l...

Get involved: Ultimate STEM Challenge is back!

BP invites schools to build a more sustainable future by entering the Ultimate STEM Challenge

Norfolk school's new Eco-Nursery 11th greenest in UK

Norwich Road Academy's new environmentally friendly nursery costs nothing to heat and light

Fully Funded Flat Roof Solutions for Airedale Academy

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

Teaching View all

Next Generation CPD

With experienced teachers leaving the profession in droves and recruitment targets regularly m...

Is the new maths curriculum adding up?

Brent Hughes, teacher trainer for Matific, on how the new maths curriculum should include gami...

Sandown Bay Academy visit the 1851 Trust's Tech Deck

The innovative education centre brings STEM alive with help from Land Rover BAR, the British A...

Why the state of religious education needs to be improved

Imran Mogra, senior lecturer in Religious Education at Birmingham City University, discusses s...

How children can learn through nature

Andy Swain, Managing Director of SAS Shelters, discusses the importance of nature and outdoor ...

Collaborative classrooms: a guide

Collaborative learning helps to teach children soft skills through shared assignments, and sea...

Bring Your Own Device: 24/7 learning?

Ruth Wollacott finds before implementing BYOD, schools need to do their homework

iLearn, uLearn: portable tablet devices in the classroom

Charley Rogers reports on recent research from Stranmillis on the effect of iPads on Early Yea...

Technology View all

Cyber Discovery seeks next generation of security talent

The launch of the new UK Government programme sees young people invited to test their skills i...

Tech for learning gets results

Chris Lickfold, Director of Learning for Tring School, reflects on the positive impact of tech...

1/4 of education institutions unprepared for cyber attack

The Advanced Trends Report 2017 shows the education sector is not taking security seriously en...

Liverpool Girl Geeks launch national tech equality programme

InnovateHer is dedicated to encouraging girls ages 11-17 to pursue a career in technology

Over half of 18-24 year olds wish they had learned coding

70% of recent school leavers aged 18 to 24 say they wish they had been taught coding while the...

Third of pre-schoolers now have their own tablet

Rather than using brand new equipment, toddlers are largely benefiting from digital hand-me-do...

On the record: video in the classroom

Howard Burton PhD, Founder and CEO of Open Agenda Publishing, talks about the use of video in ...

Shell's Bright Ideas Challenge returns for 2018

£45,000 of educational prizes are available for winning schools whose pupils create innovative...