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World Photography Day

World Photography Day
Photography is one of the fastest evolving and exciting art forms that everyone can get involved with. So, to celebrate World Photography Day on the 19th August, we have asked a professional photographer for their advice to help you take some beautiful photographs. Read More...

Tips and Tricks on Becoming an Outstanding Teacher

Tips and Tricks on Becoming an Outstanding Teacher
When planning a lesson you need to consider what the students are learning, not what they are doing. Are they acquiring new knowledge? You need to help the students make links between previous learning and new learning. To gain that outstanding grade you need to show the progress of learning and how you track this. Read More...

Tell Me More About: Enid Blyton

Tell Me More About: Enid Blyton
Having written over 2000 novels, character books and short stories, Enid Blyton is one of the most successful children's writers England has ever produced. Read More...

Benefits of Gardening and Outdoor Living

Benefits of Gardening and Outdoor Living
With the summer holidays well and truly in swing, lots of children and families are spending more time together, doing the things they enjoy. Research has shown that by spending time outside and undertaking simple gardening activities, people can reduce their stress levels, and even improve their mood and self-esteem. Read More...

10 Magical Harry Potter Quotes

10 Magical Harry Potter Quotes
To celebrate J.K. Rowling’s birthday, we have compiled some of the most popular quotes from the Harry Potter books. Which quote is your favourite? Read More...

Why Teachers Should Head Out to The Golfing Greens?

Why Teachers Should Head Out to The Golfing Greens?
Golf has always been regarded as a luxurious sport but in fact, there are many ways to enjoy the sport ‘on the cheap’. Although traditionally played by the older generation it certainly is a sport worthy of consideration for teachers, owing to its calorie burning and stress-busting effects. In this post, we explore how golf can improve your wellbeing and battle many of the issues you might be facing at work. Read More...

The Positives of Recruiting Overseas Maths and Physics Teachers

The Positives of Recruiting Overseas Maths and Physics Teachers
To support schools with recruitment difficulties in STEM subjects, the DfE have created a new framework of providers to recruit high quality maths and science teachers from the USA, Canada, New Zealand and Australia. Read on to find out more about the programme and school’s experiences of the process. Read More...

Friday 13th...Unlucky for Some?

Friday 13th...Unlucky for Some?
If you’re like most people, you probably participate in superstitious thinking or behaviour without even realising you are doing it. Just think; when was the last time you knocked on wood or crossed your fingers? We have created a list of 13 of the most common superstitions and their origins. Read More...

Don't Step on a Bee Day

Don't Step on a Bee Day
"Bees make an invaluable contribution to ecosystems around the world... making them guardians of the food chain and the biodiversity of our species." Check these 4 things you can do to help save our bees... Read More...