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SPARK:ED, the one-day festival of ideas sparking new local opportunities through innovation in digital education, will return to Brighton for its third consecutive year on Saturday 17th September. Taking place at the Barclays Eagle Labs Brighton, SPARK:ED has this year been commissioned by Brighton Digital Festival as part of its Education Strand.
The prestigious Tring Park School for the Performing Arts will be holding three open days in October.
The open days, which take place on 7, 13 and 14 October, are the perfect opportunity for parents who have children with a passion for performing to experience the excellent facilities at the school, meet the principal, Stefan Anderson, and senior members of staff and enjoy performances by pupils on all the vocational courses in the school’s very own Markova Theatre.
Bang the drum 2016 is a new project that will unite drummers of all ages and abilities across the UK and the globe, who will be joined together via a live stream, to support the street children's right!
Bringing together drummers of all ages and abilities from across the globe, the event on 3rd October 2016 will include the world record attempt for the World's largest Drumming Lesson. Bang the Drum 2016 will be steamed live on YouTube from the Copper Box Arena in London's Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park where 2,000 London school children will play drums together.
Budding Brunels course offers unique taste of the construction industry.
Over the course of 3 days in July, 15 students from schools in Tower Hamlets, Newham and Waltham Forest attended the Budding Brunels course in the Olympic Park, run by Construction Youth Trust in partnership with Canal & River Trust.
Significant numbers of Wiltshire school children have shown early interest in the Wiltshire Festival of Engineering by registering to attend the event. Latest registration figures show that 37 schools have signed up to take part in the Festival - which will see a staggering total of over 1100 young people (aged Year 6 upwards) inspired by local technology businesses.
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.
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.
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.
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!
The issue of protecting children’s internet use has never been more topical than now. Sadly, parents and teachers can’t monitor entirely what children do when they are browsing the internet, and kids don’t always know when a certain behaviour may put them at risk.
Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education, is delighted to announce that after the success of last year’s event Children’s Art Week will return in 2016, from Saturday 11 to Sunday 19 June, and previous school participants explain just how easy it is to get involved.
Virtual field trip marks 400th anniversary of the death of Shakespeare 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.
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.
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