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Backed into a Book Corner

Backed into a Book Corner
"For me, it’s not the environment that makes you enjoy books and reading, it’s the books." How do you feel about book corners? Do you love them or not quite understand the purpose of them? Here's what one Headteacher in Kent has to say... Read More...

Teaching Children Dental Health

Teaching Children Dental Health
Currently, oral hygiene is included in the UK school curriculum for Year Four children. However, findings have suggested children have significant gaps in their oral health awareness. Read on for ways your school can help. Read More...

Heroes Against Homelessness

Heroes Against Homelessness
Heroes Against Homelessness is based on a non-uniform day with a twist! Each child receives a superhero mask to decorate and dress up as a hero for the day. Here's how your school can get involved with Porchlight's homelessness in Kent campaign. Read More...

3 Ways to Get Your Pupils Excited About STEM Subjects

3 Ways to Get Your Pupils Excited About STEM Subjects
It's clear that young people of school age and beyond are very passionate about doing what they can to save the planet. But, in order to ensure they have all of the necessary tools and skills to do this, we need to make sure they're taking a keen interest in STEM subjects. Here are 3 ways teachers can encourage this. Read More...

How Well Do You Know Your Pupils?

How Well Do You Know Your Pupils?
Last week marked an important day in the academic calendar. Thousands of schools across the UK opened their doors to welcome the new school year, which hopes to be filled with high quality learning and academic success. Read on to find out how to get to know your new students! Read More...

Summer ‘Horror-days’

Summer ‘Horror-days’
"Two and a half years of Headship and five years of school leadership, not to mention five years as a classroom teacher, have taught me a lot about how people attack the summer holidays as a teacher..." Which category of teacher do you fall into during the summer? Read More...

Improving School Attendance

Improving School Attendance
In the UK, more than 4.1 million children, approximately 11% of all students, miss 12 or more school days each year. Regular absenteeism can have negative consequences on learning and education in the long term. So, how can you help to improve school attendance rates? Read More...

Let’s Get Pushing

Let’s Get Pushing
"We use this opportunity to berate about GCSEs to come and the struggles they’ll face if they don’t ‘buckle down now.’ It is, in some cases, the pre-GCSE push. The final countdown." In this post, our guest blogger considers the similarities between becoming a new mother and preparing her students for GCSEs... Read More...