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Come and try the newest Olympic sport! If you’re looking to introduce the kids to an adventurous new sport, want to enjoy a fun family activity or would like an hour of individual climbing, you are always welcome at Golden Gecko Climbing in Romsey.

Pupils at a Wandsworth primary school were inspired to be more active after receiving a special visit this week from an Olympic gold medallist thanks to "The Active Kids Do Better" programme.

Slalom canoeist Joe Clarke, who made history at the 2016 Rio Games by winning GB’s first gold medal in the canoe slalom men’s K1, shared his inspiring story and spent time with pupils at Riversdale Primary School.

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The positive impact of 3D printing on school curriculum has already been well-documented. But as any school IT administrator will attest, implementing such a resource can pose significant challenges behind the scenes.

Websites, apps and social media mirror and reflect the lives of young people, but they may also have a deep impact on their personal experiences so how can we be keeping children safe online.

Figuring out how to work with less space, time and cost? The Qube is your best formula.

We have hit the nail on the head when it comes to creating truly bespoke modular buildings. We’re unique in that we insist on using the highest quality materials, combined with the latest innovative design and Eco-smart features. 

The technology-savvy students of today are digital natives — meaning they grew up using technology that we could scarcely have imagined just twenty or thirty years ago.  Given that using computers, tablets, and resources like the internet are second nature to today’s students, it’s hardly surprising that tech is starting to play such a key role in how they learn.

Athletic Development Days are a fun way to measure pupil’s athletic abilities and introduce fun and engaging long term athletic development programmes (LTAD) to schools. 

As if this new partnership wasn't exciting enough, as a 20th anniversary year offer, any school who works with Playforce in 2018 will be able to access one of these days free of charge*. During the day GCP coaches will deliver a range of challenges and fun sessions to the whole school, measure performance and hold a briefing session with school staff. 

The sessions will enable schools to:

Clare Othman, Operations Director, Supply Desk, specialists in matching school staffing needs with the best available SEN staff - permanent, long-term and supply - gives her top tips on how to identify dyslexia in students
 
Teachers who are able to identify dyslexia in affected students provide a wonderful benefit to those students. Identification helps enable children to access life-changing support. Dyslexic students learn very differently from other students, and really must be taught differently in order to help them maximise their potential.

A recent survey conducted by an online label company revealed 32% of people said developing modern skills is the biggest advantage when using technology in schools. Overall 88% of people acknowledge technology has an overwhelmingly positive effect on students.

Virtual Reality Learning: A Technological Innovation for Education

When it comes to classroom study, learning processes are constantly evolving and new developments in technology means that many education practices can be eased through these new innovations. One particular technology which has been changing the face of education and improving learning methods lately is Virtual Reality technology.

Andrew Simpson Watersports Centres Schools packages offer an exciting opportunity for watersports and adventure school trips. These are available for years 4 and above across 3 different UK locations – Portland, Portsmouth and Reading. As well as the opportunity for an overseas trip at our newest centre in Lake Garda, Italy. Each package is developed in conjunction with you by one of schools and groups specialists, so you get the right trip for your students every time.

Draisci Studio, the award-winning London-based architecture and design studio, introduces STEM - a new sculptural feature created for the Science and Technology Building in the long-established Oundle School, Northamptonshire.

Make this the year you protect your people, with the trusted Agrippa magnetic fire door holder.

LocknCharge to launch its new charge and store device, the Putnam 16 Charging Station, at BETT 2018.

 

Active IQ – the UK’s leading Ofqual-recognised Awarding Organisation – is supporting Darlington College to deliver an ambitious range of professional, industry-ready qualifications to youn

Super Movers is an initiative to help primary school teachers to inspire children to become more active throughout their school day and enhance their learning

As you may have noticed, young children love colour! It catches their eye and grabs their attention. A baby is born with monochrome vision and is unable to distinguish the difference between colours, it is not until around eight months when their colour vision is fully developed. By three to four years, a child can begin to recognise and name basic colours as frequent exposure can help strengthen this skill.