Yorkshire’s Leading Educational Conference is Back

Leading education conference, Educated Yorkshire (EY16), will return on Thursday 10th November at Leeds United Centenary Pavilion.

Now in its second year, the free one-day educational conference will provide head teachers and senior leaders from across the region with the opportunity to come together and share knowledge while hearing from the industry’s leading professionals on emerging themes and topics.

The inaugural event, which took place in 2015, was aimed to encourage collaboration between Yorkshire schools to help raise standards across the region and saw around 300 delegates attend.

Tarleton Community Primary School is Crowned Last Choir Singing Competition Winner 2016

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TARLETON COMMUNITY PRIMARY SCHOOL has been crowned Last Choir Singing 2016 Winner – winning Lancashire’s foremost school singing competition title at the Grand Final event held at King George’s Hall on 17 June. 

Over 1,500 singers from 50 school choirs entered the competition this year in heats which took place across the County. Ten finalists were whittled down from five heats to make it to the Grand Final.


Hannah (10) reigns supreme with her cake for the Queen

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A 10-year-old Shrewsbury schoolgirl with a passion for making cakes and croissants has won a Right Royal Bake Off to design a special treat fit for the Queen. Hannah Main’s cake creation was crowned overall winner of a Morris Care  competition to mark Her Majesty’s 90th birthday, which was open to residents, family and friends of its six care homes.

Get your school in jeans Friday 23 September 2016

Bring your school together at the beginning of the new academic year in aid of a wonderful cause for children. On Friday 23rd September, thousands of pupils and teachers will be wearing their jeans to school in exchange for a small donation. 1 child in 25 is affected by a genetic disorder. The money schools raise on Jeans for Genes Day makes a real difference to their lives. WIN!

Every school that holds a Jeans for Genes Day this year has the chance of winning a visit from SpongeBob SquarePants and the actor Warwick Davis, who starred in the Harry Potter and Star Wars films.


Virtual field trip marks 400th anniversary of Shakespeare’s death and is being broadcast to schools worldwide

Schools around the world are tuning in to a unique digital broadcast today,22nd April, as part of global celebrations to mark the 400th anniversary of the death of William Shakespeare.