Events

Trainee teachers from Leeds Trinity University organised an archaeological dig for more than 60 students, aged 7 to 9 years, at a Primary School in Leeds.

Leeds City College is competing in this year’s National Theatre Connections Competition 2016 with a group of Acting students performing an adaptation of Davey Andersons ‘Blackout’. The competition will see schools and colleges around the country battle it out to be crowned the best performers of the crime drama.

Kid with jet pack draw sketch on wall. Child playing at home. Success, leader and winner concept

Families across Britain are urged to enter themselves and their families into the first National Unplugging Day Awards in celebration of the best off line activities such as painting, drawing, photography and writing. The National Unplugging Awards are now open for entries until the 5 June 2016.

Ten school choirs taking part in the ‘Last Choir Singing’ competition have made it to the Grand Final taking part on 17 June 2016 at Blackburn’s King George’s Hall.

After some gruelling competition at the regional heats which took place throughout March the finalists will now perform in front of a full house and impress judges with performances ranging from classical to pop.

Prepare your pencil cases and sharpen your stationery because with only a few weeks to go, National Stationery Week is calling on children, teachers and parents to get involved during April 25-May 1! 

The exciting yearly event is the perfect opportunity to celebrate those packed-out pencil cases and write a poem, a story or small notes to friends and family by hand.

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Language Show Scotland, is an exciting new show for language enthusiasts (Glasgow’s SECC 11-12 March 2016). The show is completely free and it’s for everyone who teaches languages, works in the language industry or has a love for language learning and foreign cultures. I have linked more information about the show including a list of key seminars, classes, workshops and speakers below.

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Lancashire’s junior school singing competition comes to Westholme School’s Croston Theatre in Blackburn for the heats in the search for the Last Choir Singing 2016

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Whistle While We Work – UK Employees a Happy Bunch ·       Over half of those in the educational profession think feeling valued in a job is a top priority ·       56 per cent of workers are self-motivators, driving themselves to succeed. ·       More than two-thirds of workers enjoy collaborative working to achieve results. ·       Supportive language and encouragement are key to creating a motivation culture. ·       Argos for Business is working alongside Roger Black MBE, 3 times Olympic medallist and motivational speaker, as part of ‘Employee Moti

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9th February 2016 sees the return of Safer Internet Day. Coordinated in the UK by the UK Safer Internet Centre, the aim of Safer Internet Day is to promote the safe, responsible and positive use of digital technology for children. Childwise, a research agency, recently announced a landmark change in how children spend their time.

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