Lanes for Drains are empowering pupils to lead the fight against hidden plastics by working with secondary schools to produce unique and engaging lesson plans and a set of educational resources that are now available to schools nationwide.

The company - the largest privately owned drainage contractor in the UK - aims to raise awareness of the dangers of hidden plastics and how this generation can have the biggest impact in halting the problem.

Chris Ross, SVP International from Barracuda Networks, answers our questions on cyberbullying and tells us how the landscape of the digital environment is changing…

How is cyber bullying evolving as technology changes?

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 that it has an overwhelmingly positive effect on students.

BBC Radio 1 host Nick Grimshaw is joining his former state school in Oldham to help transform students’ opportunities through alumni networks.

The programme, run by the education charity Future First and funded by the Government’s Careers and Enterprise Company, has been backed by the TV and radio broadcaster Nick Grimshaw who went to Our Lady's RC High School in Royton, now known as Blessed John Henry Newman Catholic College.

Following last year’s EPIC success, My EPIC Era 2018 once again launches its competition for schools and pupils throughout the UK.

 

Brought to you by 60 second histories My EPIC Era aims to encourage pupils interest in history.

60 second histories 

60 second histories are an online history film resource for schools.  60 second histories are all about delivering EPIC history in a simple and engaging format, their fantastic range of 60 second films are available online for teachers and students to view both in the classroom and at home.

Anti-Bullying Themed Teepee Wins Primary School Design Competition

Chaucer Junior School in Ilkeston, Derbyshire have won a ‘Design a Teepee’ competition run by British lifestyle brand FieldCandy. The competition was open to primary schools in Derbyshire & Nottinghamshire and challenged children to “get creative” and design their own teepee. The winning design was then turned into a Little Campers teepee - FieldCandy’s popular children's play tent.

To celebrate International Women's Day, Rocking Ur Teens is holding a one-day energetic and interactive conference to encourage grils to be leaders of tomorrow.  Bringing together teens from different backgrounds, the event will focus on supporting teen girls in a safe, fun, environment to learn, share and grow whilst providing effective tools to help them to successfully navigate their teenage years.

Giggleswick School will once again host its popular Easter revision courses for GCSE and A Level (AS and A2) subjects over the Easter holidays.

Hurry there is only two weeks left to enter Jet2holidays Ultimate School Trip competition which will give these conscientious children the educational trip of a lifetime

Research published today by Jet2holidays has revealed why we love school – and the differences between children and their parents show they’re a class apart!