Taking place on Saturday 15 June 2019 at The Child Centre for Mental Health London the latest conference hosted by CCMH will address ‘What children and teenagers need to know about life in order to live well’.

Who said lockers had to be dull? Action Storage challenges you to rethink lockers with its Rethink Lockers with Action Storagespecially designed locker ranges that can transform student storage space. 

Having worked with schools for over 30 years, Action Storage understand what is required for school lockers to make them durable and easy to maintain.

Skern Lodge has been using the outdoors for adventure activities and people development since 1976 and are committed to the highest standards in all aspects of their business.  Situated on the north Devon coast in 22 acres of their own grounds, they are in the perfect location.

SPA Training (UK) was established in 1995 and has been successfully running first aid training coursesQuality First Aid courses delivered on your premises since then across the UK.  

The key to our success has been reliability, flexibility and the quality of delivery plus our 200+ trainers strategically placed across the country.

The Coquet Shorebase has a history of providing educational watersports going back nearly 70 years.  Originally a Nautical Training base run through the Coquet High School at Amble, on the Northumberland coast, it is now a Community Watersports Centre providing affordable watersports training and recreation for the local community.  As a registered charity, our aims reflect the social and education benefits these activities can bring to participants.

Big Green Surf School is the sole activity provider on the stunning, National Trust managed, Crantock Beach in Cornwall. We provide expert tuition in surfing, bodyboarding & stand-up-paddleboarding to all abilities and would love the chance to work with your school.

SURFING - Surf lessons for all abilities from complete beginners up to competition level. Crantock has amazing waves without the crowds of nearby Newquay.

Calibre Audio Library is a national charity that brings audiobooks to those unable to access print because of dyslexia, sight loss or another disability that prevents them from holding a book. Our library has around 11,000 audiobooks; all are unabridged, recorded by professional actors and broadcasters and available for unlimited borrowing by our members. 

Do you need key texts in audio?

With the global construction industry forecast to hit $8 trillion by 2030 – and the UK driving industry growth in Europe – it’s an attractive career for young people seeking versatility and progression. Here, Liz Scott, Head of HR at Actavo Direct, offers advice on the construction skills needed to help young people thrive in their chosen career.

Communicating clearly

Many associate the construction industry with just the physical work, however, most critical tasks are completed in the planning stage.

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Learning Resources is the number one manufacturer of educational toys in the UK toy market.

Founded in 1994, Learning Resources UK provide high-quality educational toys and games to schools and homes.

The range supports both academic learning and learning through discovery, play, and exploration.

Their mission, to help kids love to learn.

We've teamed up with Learning Resources® to give away a fantastic bundle of education toys especially for you and your classroom!

Julian Wright, Head of Education Expansion at RedSTART, writes about the need for financial literacy teaching if we are to become a money-savvy society…

Rarely a week goes by when a story appears in the news detailing one of the many ways we as a nation are in some way personally in debt. Whether this is the spiralling costs of housing, the amount of debt students are leaving university with, or the amount sitting unpaid on our maxed out credit cards.

Longmoor Primary School in Liverpool, which is dedicated to developing their pupil’s communication skills, has won the coveted Primary School of the Year Award at the 2019 Shine a Light Awards organised by Pearson, in partnership with The Communication Trust.

The awards were presented by British comic actress and writer, Sally Phillips with special performance from Britain’s Got Talent winner Lee Ridley (Lost Voice Guy).

As most people working within education will know, all staff in schools and nurseries are subject to a DBS (Disclosure & Barring Service) check. Schools can encounter staffing problems if DBS checks aren’t done quickly and efficiently. Here, QA Education editor Victoria Galligan busts some of the myths regarding DBS checks and explores what a DBS check actually is, who needs one and how to avoid costly delays when applying…

There is only one level of DBS check for school staff

Here at In The Book, we like to consider ourselves book specialists. To encourage little ones to become keen readers, we are giving three lucky kids to the chance of having their own personalised book! We believe that one story is enough to change a child's view of the world. From favourite stories read in childhood or a classic fiction tale, the memorable adventures last a lifetime.

But, with a personalised twist, we write your child into the story.

Schools from across England are being invited to sign up for free to the Institute of Physics’ Improving Gender Balance national research trial.  Across England, the trial, funded by the Department for Education (DfE) will work with teachers on whole-school approaches to tackling gender stereotyping and the resulting limits on both boys and girls’ choices. In doing so it seeks to redress the fact that for more than 30 years only a fifth of those taking A-level physics in England have been girls.

Literacy expert Dr Susan Bodman, National Lead for Reading Recovery, delivers training on literacy intervention in schools. Dr Bodman has experience teaching in primary schools as a SENCO and literacy coordinator, and working in learning support in secondary schools. Here, she discusses the need for early intervention for children struggling with reading in KS1…