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2017-08-24T01:00:00

Today, many students at St Andrews Church of England School in Croydon celebrated strong GCSE results.
 
This year’s results saw a good number of students getting level 4’s in Maths and English.*  There has been a pleasing number of A and A* grades (level 7/8 and 9) across a large number of subjects including Maths, English, ICT and Biology. Students studying science have also made steady progress in their A-C grades with 83 per cent studying biology achieving a C or above. Modern Foreign Languages has continued to perform well, particularly in French.   
 

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2017-08-21T01:00:00

By Dave Saltmarsh, global education evangelist, Jamf

Apple CEO Tim Cook visited the Woodberry Down School in Harringay earlier this year to see how students and educators are using iPads in the classroom.During his visit, Tim Cook spoke about the presence of technology in the classroom, noting that it’s a “compliment to tradition teaching and not a substitute.” As a former teacher, I’ve experienced how technology can transform an individual student’s in-class participation, enhance learning for the better and narrow the digital divide.

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2017-08-15T01:00:00

All Saints Catholic School is opening its doors to become a leisure venue for various activities, such as fitness classes, dance workshops and social groups, following a multi-million pound rebuild.

The popular Bradley school has undergone a complete rebuild after a seven-figure investment and is set to open its new, state-of-the-art facilities to the local area in September 2017.

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2017-07-31T01:00:00

In this post, The Present Tree, discuss thoughts on the importance of teacher-parent relationships, and offers some top tips to ensure that both teachers, and parents are making the most of their relationships.

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2017-07-25T01:00:00

It’s very hard to imagine a world without technology. It impacts every aspect of our daily lives. From ensuring quick and easy communication across the globe to giving us access to almost limitless amounts of information at our fingertips – technology is fundamental to how we interact, connect, and learn.

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2017-07-17T01:00:00

UK colleges turn away from free tools to embrace transformative online learning

Canvas by Instructure (NYSE:INST), the open online virtual learning environment (VLE), has made successful inroads into the UK Further Education College sector. This quarter, institutions such as Belfast Metropolitan College, DLD College London, The Manchester College (HE), National College for High Speed Rail, Northern College, Preston's College, South Essex College (HE) and Weston College, and have all selected Canvas to improve teaching and learning.

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2017-02-08T00:00:00

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2017-01-30T00:00:00

IQ Gates are the UK’s leaders in automated gate design, engineering and installation. With more than 20 years of experience in automated entrance gate installation and dedicated exemplary design, IQ Gates offer a service that is unparalleled to any other. We offer a wide selection of services to ensure that existing automated gates continue to work correctly and safely throughout their lifetime as well as one off repairs and safety health checks.

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2016-10-07T01:00:00

 

PhoboPhobia, The London Bridge Experience & London Tombs, the home of Halloween, which is no surprise considering they have won the UKs scariest attraction, for 8 years in a row. 

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2016-09-26T01:00:00

 

Northwest based accountancy and business advisory firm Leavitt Walmsley Associates (LWA) have been shortlisted at the nationally acclaimed British Accountancy Awards 2016, in the Most Innovative Practice category for independent firms. The firm based in Sale and Warrington have been recognised for implementing a number of modern, technological advancements to constantly improve their services over the past 18 months.

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2016-04-28T01:00:00

 

Why spend money on different colour coded thermometers to fight bacterial cross contamination when there’s a more hygienic and affordable way to keep food safe?  

 

There has been a significant rise in the UK of graduation ceremonies in preschool establishments.This type of ceremony has come under criticism from various sources asking should the young ones be imitating an adult ceremony? Preschool graduations are a well-established industry in the US and have been for many years now.

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'Interact' is an exciting Primary Music scheme for the classroom consisting of individual educational interactive software modules. The scheme uses Cross Curricular topics including World War II, Enter into Egypt, Native Americans, Exploring the River and Sea, Victorian Times, The Tudors, Learning about Marching Music through history, and projects to support teachers to deliver National Curriculum subjects.

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If you fancy going further afield than Europe for your skiing holiday this year then America has some of the world’s finest ski slopes on offer. It is an obvious destination for any ski aficionado who wants to conquer all of the best and most challenging runs on the planet.

There are many great ski resorts all over America, making it very hard to choose just one to visit. From huge mountains, luxurious resorts and Old Western charm, America has something to suit any skier’s taste and ability.

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Gratnells has added to its record on product innovation with two new ICT introductions, Power Tray and Power Trolley.

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A leading provider of apprenticeship and careers advice is set to hit the road during half term, as it undertakes a shopping centre tour in a bid to raise awareness of the opportunities afforded by apprenticeships.

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Tackling extremism is one of the foremost issues in the minds of today’s educators. The introduction of Prevent Duty in summer 2015 stated that teachers must have “due regard to the need to prevent people from being drawn into terrorism”.

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Located in Brooke village about six miles South of Norwich, The Brooke Church of England Primary School is a brick building surrounded by an asphalted playground which tended to flood when there was heavy rain. As part of a number of measures designed to reduce future flood risk it was decided that the existing drainage needed to be upgraded.

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Enter the WorldSkills UK Competitions The UK’s most talented apprentices and learners are being invited to put their skills to the test and enter the WorldSkills UK Competitions in 2016.

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Amid growing concern in schools, colleges and universities about increased tampering with exam papers, a Yorkshire machine designer and manufacturerhas helped the Government of Azerbaijan to conduct scrupulously fair university exams.

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