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Game on for coding

Code Kingdoms launches interactive game to teach coding in real JavaScript to 6-13-year-olds

Walk on the Wild side

CBBC presenter and 'Waterloo Road' actor Cel Spellman is urging schools across the UK to #Wear...

Feeding the brain

This year's Henry Kitchener Prize has gone to an essay exploring how different foods affect th...

Exam season robs teens of sleep

Teenagers are being robbed of sleep as they cram in up to 14-plus hours of exam revision each ...

Pupils offered chance to be 'SoCool for Science'

Plymouth University opened up its research labs to school pupils as part of the recent British...

Timeline 200 competition launched

Waterloo 200 have joined with Hungry for History to challenge schoolchildren across the UK to ...

Dance and dress up with Macmillan

Macmillan Cancer Support's fundraiser Dress Up and Dance will be taking place in schools and n...

Natural selection

Facing 50 teams from more than 40 schools, four boys from King Edward's School have won this y...

Pullman picks the winners

Award-winning novelist Philip Pullman has selected the winner and two runners-up of this year'...

Call to drive responsibly near schools

Road safety charity Brake has launched this year's series of Beep Beep! Days as part of its ca...

Students take to science with life sciences leaders

The first school in the UK to specialise in science and healthcare has collaborated with drug ...

Prep pupil is top banana

An Essex schoolboy is one of 12 finalists who'll be competing in the inaugural national finals...

Dauntsey's launches maths comp

Young mathematicians from primary and prep schools in SW England are being invited to go head-...

Are we giving students the right skills for the future?

Professor Sa'ad Medhat, CEO at The Innovation Institute (NEF), explores the issues

Virtual learning at Liverpool College

Amanda Parker, Learning Resources and Technologies Manager talks about the success of virtual ...

School to have 'head of wellbeing'

Nuffield Health seeks secondary school to launch Head of Wellbeing pilot for pupils and teache...

Schools struggling with storage space

Eighty six percent of education workers feel their workplace offers insufficient storage facil...

Mental health matters

How can schools help young people stay mentally healthy? Helen Jeys examines some of the optio...

Safety during a firefighters' strike

Schools and businesses should prepare for a firefighters' strike, advises health-and-safety co...

City Academy get tech with MigSolv

MigSolv invited A-level computing students from City Academy Norwich to visit its Gatehouse da...

Girls' school hosts 'Oxbridge & Best' Seminar

Pupils from Burgess Hill School for Girls and other schools recently attended an 'Oxbridge & B...

Parents happy to ignore absence rules

A new study reveals that two in three parents would take their kids on holiday during school t...

Be prepared for failure

Dr Nick Dennis, deputy head at Berkhamsted Boys School, thinks it's important to plan for fail...

Get the most from digital

Never before have we spent so much time '€˜switched on'€™, says Emily Perry, Director, Humm Me...

Report: 60% of boys hate writing

NLT: children's attitudes to writing are improving, yet one boy in three never or rarely picks...

Canvas goes into orbit

Virtual learning environment Canvas is launching a 'space programme'™ in order to promote its ...

Guaranteeing religious freedom

Psychologist Dr Michael Hymans looks at ways in which schools can create safe learning environ...

Prevention is better than cure

When devising their marketing strategies, schools need to think carefully about the legal rami...

Making the Grades

Damon Jones considers UK exam boards' responses to the latest official guidelines issued by OF...

Mobile mania

Rebecca Paddick asks some of the sector's experts: will mobile technology transform education ...

Learning gap between schools and HE

Students do not feel prepared for the style of learning they will encounter at university, acc...

Pupils plug the creativity gap

Academics working to plug the gap in the UK's animation skills market are training a team of s...

Anti-bullying theme announced

The Anti-Bullying Alliance launches the official theme of Anti-Bullying Week 2014, and announc...

Don't judge a book by its cover

Keir McDonald MBE, MD of Educare, on how poor body image can affect young people'€™s ability t...

Pupils sign to raise money for deaf people

Birmingham school pupils showcase new sign language skills to raise money for deaf people