Pupils at Rosh Pinah Primary School in Edgware received £5,000 RRP worth of books after topping the leaderboard in The 100 Million Minutes Reading Challenge that saw 200,000 children across the UK try to read as much as possible over a month. Councillor Brian Gordon and Councillor Sarah Wardle joined the celebration in the school assembly with staff and pupils on Monday 11th June 2018.

The stigma around discussing mental health is still very much present, and the majority (80.3%) of education professionals agree that not enough is being done to support mental health at work. In fact, half (50.1%) have considered resigning from a job due to lack of support. That’s according to the latest data from CV-Library, the UK’s leading independent job site.

Over half of UK parents believe that age restrictions are not working effectively and want stricter regulations to be introduced online, according to new research.

A study of 1,500 parents, conducted by leading age verification provider, AgeChecked, found that 57% of parents worry current age restrictions do not go far enough to curtail the online activities of their children.

Over 3,000 primary school children in polluted areas of London and Luton will have their lung health monitored over a four-year period in a new international study, The CHILL study, led by Queen Mary University of London, launched by the Mayor of London Sadiq Khan.

A full and active experience of school has a positive effect on the health and achievements of children who experienced abuse or neglect at an early age.
Researchers at the University of Bristol looked at the influence of community factors such as education for children to successfully adapt if they were maltreated before the age of five.

More than eleven thousand former students across Britain have this year volunteered at their old state school in partnership with Future First, an education charity. By volunteering, these alumni have helped to broaden students’ jobs horizons and boost their aspirations for the future.  

Students at a North East college, Gateshead College, are doing their bit to preserve and restore the region’s natural, industrial and cultural heritage.

Bricklaying and catering students from Gateshead College have been working on The Land of Oak & Iron, a conservation and restoration project covering 177 kmof land surrounding the picturesque Derwent Valley. 


A DfE expert panel has announced that Power Maths Key Stage 1, a whole-class maths mastery programme from leading learning company Pearson, is to join the list of recommended textbooks supporting teaching maths in England.