With the announcement by the UK Government that all schools in England will take on academy status by 2020, the way educational establishments are funded and managed will be increasingly under the spotlight over the next few years. With schools needing to take on the business ethics already used by further and higher education colleges and universities, it is vital that all education establishments properly manage their IT spending and look closely at the lifecycle of these vital assets
One of the things about inspectors is that they like to see proof that the school is doing what it claims to be doing. Which when it comes to reaching out into the community can be a bit of a problem.
Unless of course you have an eBook collection of dual language books with videos, which allows you to show that you have the community resources, and also allows you to prove just how much uptake of the facility that there is.
Because these books are supplied as digital copies there is never any worry about them getting lost or damaged.
Scripts to Stage has been formed by Theatre Industry Professionals; we provide tried and tested scripts and online and email support and mentoring, to those clients who purchase our script packages.
The creators of Scripts to Stage have worked in all aspects of the professional Theatre Industry from acting, writing, directing to design and production of theatre shows. Our script packages have been developed based on our experience of working within Professional Theatre and within Community Arts Projects.
Would you like to raise a lot of funds for your school/PTA with a fun filled event?
Would you like someone to do all the hard work for you?
Would you like to put on a fun filled event, that in effect – costs nothing to put on – so you have nothing to lose and everything to gain?
If you have answered “Yes” to any of the above please have a look at my easy, no risk fundraising Magic Shows for Schools?
Notts Sport, the world’s leading supplier of synthetic cricket surfacing systems, has recently resurfaced Leicestershire County Cricket Club’s indoor training facilities to provide a bespoke solution that’s been a winner with players and coaches alike.
The work has seen the three-lane practice area in the Mike Turner Cricket Centre at Grace Road transformed, with the former synthetic carpet – which had been laid over concrete – removed and replaced with NottsTurf Indoor top surface installed over NottsPad Indoor shockpad base for enhanced performance.
Foremans Relocatable Building Systems, part of the Portakabin Group and the UK’s largest supplier of recycled and refurbished modular buildings, has invested £1.5 million in its building stock to meet the increasing demand for its services.
Foremans now has the largest selection of previously-owned Portakabin buildings – which are immediately available to further reduce lead times.
Foremans has also announced that its turnover has doubled since 2011 – and a year ahead of target. In the past year, order value has increased by 46 per cent and growth in the education sector is up by a record 94 per cent.
Grofar have launched a new software solution for schools, an integrated set of tools that enables Careers Leaders to improve the service offered to students, save time and meet statutory guidance more easily as well as helping them to achieve the recommendations set out in the Gatsby report.
The start-up company has created the platform in response to the Government’s drive to increase students’ aspirations and ensure that students leave school "prepared for life in modern Britain". In April 2014, the Gatsby charitable foundation produced the "Good Careers Guidance" report by Sir John Holman, who identified eight benchmarks for what good career guidance should look like.
Krakow is an ancient city brimming with history and culture. Its recent history is most known for the tragedy and horror against the Jews during World War II. However, having been capital of Poland for more than 500 years it has a rich history, just waiting to be explored on your next school trip.
Organised school trip to Krakow can be a great way to allow students to delve into the recent and ancient history of one of Poland’s most beautiful cities. With so much history to discover, it’s hard to know where to begin.
If you are looking for FREE inspiration activities that enable you to include global issues in your science and D & T teaching then take a look at Practical Action schools website. We provide a wealth of materials for primary and secondary teachers that do just that.
Our most popular materials are our STEM challenges where pupils are challenges to solve a problem faced in the developing world. They include Beat the Flood, the Squashed Tomato Challenge and our new Plastics challenge.
KI’s iconic Postura+ chairs are used by millions of students every day. As the first one-piece poly chair introduced to the UK education market 20 years ago, they have helped an entire generation of students reach their true potential.
Tried, tested, proven and unmatched, Postura+ chairs are the benchmark for classroom seating. Featuring ergonomic and functional design, durable construction and vibrant colours, they are the cornerstone of a happy, healthy, high-performing learning environment.
The KI stand's number at the Education show is K68 –L69
OfficePOD Ltd. are the designers and suppliers of a range of small, modular, self-contained and great looking spaces in which our customers can work and meet. Our POD’s are used in Schools as one-to-one meeting spaces, music rooms, careers consultation POD’s and more recently, for special educational needs. Our POD’S provide a safe, calm and quiet space in which to be.
Automated Gate Solutions Limited, based in Hampshire, have over 16 years’ experience in the specification, installation and maintenance of all types of electric gate systems. Our engineers have installed systems at some of the country’s most prestigious properties and with our un-paralleled office support staff, we are uniquely placed to provide a cost effective, personal service to all our clients.
Family Action is a well-established national charity with significant experience in delivering services to vulnerable children and families, as well as supporting the professionals working with these people.
Our Training and Consultancy Service offers expertise in family support, child care, child protection and safeguarding, child and adult mental health, adoption, fostering and substitute family care, and wellbeing in the workplace.
Healthy Roots is a family owned and operated Contract Catering Company specialising in delivering nutritious and delicious meals and snacks to the next generation of adults. The Directors have a wealth of experience in Contract Catering; From Fine Dining, Business and Industry and Schools and Education.
Taking inspiration from Jamie Oliver and the Caroline Walker Trust, Healthy Roots was started in 2010 and rapidly began to gain a reputation for providing quality meals with a personalized service. We believe in forging partnerships to deliver a service bespoke to your schools requirements.
The provider of Handmade, Nutritious Meals to Children's Schools and Nurseries
Continuity West can now offer a fully functional dedicated programme designed to manage all incidents in schools - including major incidents. The programme is hosted on remote secure servers and records every action you carry out, thus protecting you against litigation. It comes preloaded with generic plans that have been developed and tested to take any school through any major event. We can also work with you to build in specific plans for your own identified circumstances.