Pupils across UK attempt to break Guinness World Record in Yoga

Guinness World Record

This autumn, pupils in primary schools across the UK will join a mass online participation attempt to break a world record for the most children to practise yoga together. Pupils taking part have the chance to create and enter their very own Yoga pose, with the winning pose being practised during the 10 minute attempt […]

Headteacher’s advice ahead of results day

A girl on GCSE results day

The head at a local independent day and boarding school has shared some home truths ahead of GCSE and A-level results day this year. The rite of passage of sitting GCSEs or A levels and all of the associated ups and downs, has once again been impacted this year, and students face yet another period […]

Clearing 2021: advice students hoping to secure Plan B

Exam results day - girl clearing on computer

This time of year can be very stressful for students as they await their hotly anticipated exam results. After a much-maligned academic year, this summer, students have the dreaded wait to find out if they have secured their spots at their educational institution of choice. If you’re in this position, the best advice right now […]

Combatting Sexual Harassment in Schools

Combatting Sexual Harassment

At Johnston & Marsh Training & Consultancy Ltd we pride ourselves on the delivery of educational workshops, produced by academic experts, to combat the issues surrounding sexual harassment, the sending of ‘nudes’ and sexual assault in schools.  There is a growing number of incidences of sexual violence amongst primary and secondary schools. This issue has […]

Pupils make their pitch for business success

business success

It’s fair to say that day-to-day schooling has been impacted significantly during the past year; not only in terms of pupils’ general learning, but also the extracurricular activities that support broader personal development. One of the key moments for GCSE pupils is the exposure to the world of work, through placements and career development events. […]

Dara McAnulty and Steve Backshall Revealed as Ambassadors for the Summer Reading Challenge 2021

Summer Reading Challenge

The Reading Agency’s Summer Reading Challenge, in partnership with WWF, is delighted to announce that teenage naturalist, award-winning writer and broadcaster Dara McAnulty and award-winning explorer, presenter, and writer Steve Backshall, are ambassadors for the Summer Reading Challenge 2021, as the full plans for the campaign are unveiled. The Summer Reading Challenge, delivered in partnership with public libraries, encourages reading for […]

Remote learning has set kids up for life beyond school

Remote learning

As the academic year comes to a close and the learnings of the past 18 months are taken into account, new research from Lenovo reveals that seven in 10 (70%) parents and teachers in the UK believe digital skills gained during the pandemic will set children up for life beyond school.   The survey, made […]

Win 10 teen care packages worth over £250!

teen care packages

In these extraordinary times, it has been more important than ever that we pay attention to our wellbeing. Following Lockdown restrictions, we have seen a huge impact on both ourstudents and teacher’s mental health and looking at different initiatives and ways to reach out and offer support to both students and staff has been made a priority.  A wonderful Berkshire businesses Brown Paper Packages have been helping send care packages throughout the pandemic […]

Improving the learning experience through AV & IT

Karl Deady of Cinos, Improving the learning experience through AV & IT

Karl Deady, Executive Director at Cinos talks about the role of AV & IT across the higher education space and the steps that organisations can put in place to positively impact the learning experience for students. As the student user experience becomes more important than ever, so does the role of audio-visual (AV) technology. The coronavirus pandemic […]