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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...

The Daily Mile™ Comes to Kent!

The Daily Mile™ Comes to Kent!
The Daily Mile is a fun, free, global initiative which sees schoolchildren run or jog, at their own pace, for 15 minutes a day to improve their physical, social, emotional and mental health. Sport England are now funding 13 Local Coordinators for The Daily Mile initiative across the country, and Kent are one of the lucky 13 Read More...

Let’s Swap the School Run for a School Walk

Let’s Swap the School Run for a School Walk
Let’s Swap the School Run for a School Walk! With Walk to School week underway, now is the time to get those troublesome kids out of the car and on foot. Not only will this help with adding exercise to their day, but it’s great for the environment too. Read on to find out more... Read More...

National Share-a-Story Month 2019

National Share-a-Story Month 2019
Organised by The Federation of Children’s Book Groups, National Share-a-Story Month has been running annually since 1974 and is all about sharing stories and providing opportunities to bring children and stories together. There are events organised up and down the country each year with a chosen theme, which in 2019 is ‘Looking at Travelling Tales’. Read More...