Students from Abbot’s Lea School offered their assistance this week at South Liverpool Foodbank.
 
The Woolton-based school, which specialises in high quality holistic education for young people with autism and a range of associated learning need, arranged for 15 key stage five students to visit the Bridge Chapel centre in Garston, on Thursday 8 February, to put together much needed packages containing essential items for those in crisis.
 

New UK Government cyber schools programme ‘Cyber Discovery’ launches to find next generation of cyber security talent.

Young people in years 10-13 invited to test their skills in’ Cyber Discovery’, in a bid to find and train undiscovered cyber security talent

Join a host of famous faces as the nation comes together to beat an epic one billion steps a day, every day, for Sport Relief

• Sport Relief is back and for the first time ever every corner of the UK will be home to a challenge as the whole nation comes together to beat one billion steps a day, every day, from 17th to 23rd March  

• Zoe Ball, Greg James, Alex Jones, and many more will be taking on epic challenges 

• A brand new Sport Relief App will unlock exclusive celebrity content and ensure every step counts across the week

Whole-school communication apps can help to engage students, parents and potential employees in school activities – as well as cut down on admin and printing costs. Here Daniel Woodcock, Managing Director at Weduc, explains how…

A charity which aims to introduce role models from industry to pupils who need inspiration has appointed a new CEO. Here, Matt Lent explains how Future First are delivering opportunities to young people to boost their confidence and raise aspirations, by tackling issues around social mobility…

Can you explain what Future First is and describe its work?

Tuesday 6 February marks Safer Internet Day 2018, with activities taking place across the UK to inspire a national conversation about protecting children online. The slogan for this year is:  “Create, Connect and Share Respect: A better internet starts with you." It's not too late to take part – the activities can be scheduled at any point in the year and there are a raft of resources which can be used to plan.

Yorkshire race car manufacturer, Ginetta, is supporting young engineers of the future by sponsoring a team in the annual Formula 1 in Schools competition.  Ginetta will be sponsoring a team of five students aged between 16 and 17 from St Peter’s School in York.  The competition is a chance for passionate young engineers and entrepreneurs to design and manufacture a miniature F1 car to race against other school teams around the world. 

Children’s mental health charity launches free new resources for teachers

Sofa giant launches nationwide search for young designer

To celebrate the natural creativity of youngsters, ScS, one of the UK’s leading furniture and flooring specialists has teamed up with Ashley Manor, a UK award-winning upholstery expert, to launch a nationwide design competition called ‘My Sofa is’.

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.

  • Over half of teachers feel grades will go up by delivering new experiences such as climbing Everest through VR

A squeeze on budgets have meant schools are having to deliver the curriculum with less. As such, they are having to think creatively about solutions to enhance teaching and learning and explore technology they wouldn’t necessarily have considered before.

To celebrate the natural creativity of youngsters, ScS, one of the UK’s leading furniture and flooring specialists has teamed up with Ashley Manor, a UK award-winning upholstery expert, to launch a nationwide design competition called ‘My Sofa is’.