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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.

National policy agreement and local business leadership essential - CBI Businesses, the Government and learning providers must take a fresh approach to skills in 2018. 
In a new report, In Perfect Harmony, the UK’s leading business group argues that 28 skills reforms in 30 years have alienated firms, confused learning providers and failed to deliver on skills needs.

Cambridge IGCSE® is the world's most popular international qualification for 14 to 16 year olds. It is tried, tested and trusted by schools worldwide – and forms the basis of everything Kaleem Akbar teaches his students.

School trips are an eagerly anticipated event in the school calendar for children, and it seems that this sentiment is shared by parents too, with nearly half (46%) believing children learn more from visiting places than they do in the classroom.

  • New NHS England-supported research from Loughborough University suggests that engagement with Greenhouse Sports’ school-based sport programmes improves pupils’ core life skills and combats physical and mental health issues

Exciting new KS2 courses develop and present core reading and writing skills

 

Teachers across the country have been invited to share their views on the new Internet Safety Strategy green paper, in a number of focus groups organised by the London Grid for Learning (LGfL TRUSTnet) on behalf of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport (DCMS).

One of the UK’s leading independent supply teacher firms, First Class Supply, has kicked-off a new sponsorship deal that will see youngsters in North Tyneside kitted out with smart football strips.

 

Dozens of boys and girls playing at week-ends at U11, 12, 13 and 14 level for North Tyneside Schools Football Association (North Tyneside SFA) will be looking to score in their new tops thanks to the generosity of Whitley Bay-based First Class Supply.

 

Procurement organisation Fusion21 has announced the launch of its national dynamic purchasing system (DPS) for Fire Suppression Systems and Associated Works - the first on the market to provide a complete fire safety solution suitable for the education sector and all public sector buildings.

Much-loved broadcaster Sir David Attenborough’s latest long-awaited dive into the Blue Planet has created a big wave of interest in the undersea world, with a sharp increase in shark experience and school bookings at SEA LIFE Blackpool.

 

Sir David’s Blue Planet ll series, which continues on BBC1 this Sunday, is giving viewers an amazing glimpse into an underwater world teeming with alien-like creatures.

 

A three-and-a-half year intensive programme that used sport to engage disadvantaged young people in educational activities outside of the classroom, is celebrating its conclusion with the news that over 2,000 young people across London have benefitted since it launched in May 2013.