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. The number of such absences varies geographically across towns, communities, and schools. Regular absenteeism can have negative consequences on learning and education in the long term. Read More...

National Apprenticeship Week 2020

National Apprenticeship Week 2020
In light of National Apprenticeship Week taking place from 3rd to 9th February 2020, this year’s theme is “Look Beyond”. With the weeklong celebration, the theme focuses on the typical stereotypes around apprenticeships, and celebrates the wide range of diverse opportunities that apprenticeships bring to an organisation. Read More...

GCSE Timetable For Schools And Teachers

GCSE Timetable For Schools And Teachers
Teachers and other education staff throughout the UK will be preparing their students for the summer GCSE exams. Depending on which examination board your school is using, you can access a downloadable and printable version of each timetable. We have collated information within one location to assist you with your planning, teaching, exam revision and key dates for your students. Read More...

Creating The Schools Our Children Need

Creating The Schools Our Children Need
The need to improve educational achievement has been recognised for many years yet most reforms proposed in the past have been ineffective and sometimes counterproductive. It appears that when both the costs and the potential impacts on student achievement are examined, two changes seem to produce the greatest improvement for the least cost: a knowledge-rich curriculum and improving teacher capacity. Read More...

Top 5 Educational Visits in Kent

Top 5 Educational Visits in Kent
Educational visits are a valuable way to consolidate classroom learning, put theory into action and inspire students to continue discovering for themselves. From workshops to self-guided visits, here are our top 5 picks of educational days out in Kent! Read More...

Kent & Medway Primary PE Conference 2020

Kent & Medway Primary PE Conference 2020
Building upon last year’s success, Kent Sport would like to invite all Primary Schools in Kent and Medway to its annual Primary PE Conference. Read on for more information and to book your place. Read More...

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...
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