World Population Day - 11th July 2016

World Population Day - 11th July 2016
Did you know that in 2016, the world population is 7.4 billion, initially growing at 80 million per year? Scenarios show that if this trend continues, by 2050 the human population will reach 9.2 billion. The 11th of July might be an ordinary, monotonous Monday, but since 1989, the United Nations, has marked it as ‘World Population Day’. Read More...

Uploading a Video to your School Profile

Uploading a Video to your School Profile
Learn how to upload your school video to your Kent-Teach school profile page so candidates can gain a greater insight into your school. Video is one of the most effective mediums to convey a message so get uploading... Read More...

Boost your School's Presence on Kent-Teach

Boost your School's Presence on Kent-Teach
We are excited to share with you the new improved layout and functionality of your school profile page on Kent-Teach. When job seekers view your vacancies they can also view your school profile information. On this page, new options are available to effectively promote your school and we recommend you take advantage of these new functions to encourage more applications! Read More...

To Zumba or not to Zumba?

To Zumba or not to Zumba?
We all know that shaking it on the dance floor (or our living room, car, wherever) makes us feel really good. And we know that it can make us break into a sweat. But what about the amazing health benefits that are associated with dancing? Read More...

10 Tips for National Childhood Obesity Week

10 Tips for National Childhood Obesity Week
Being overweight has various long and short term health risks. Obesity can increase anxiety, low self-esteem and depression. It can also effect sleep, raise blood pressure, and continue into adulthood. It is not too late to potentially reduce these risks and encourage a better lifestyle. We’ve found 10 tips on how to help prevent childhood obesity... Read More...

Culture Shock (Part 1)

Culture Shock (Part 1)
The culture of a school is so important; it is the culture that shapes everything that happens in the school: it is the way in which the adults work together which impacts upon our teaching; it is the way in which we treat the pupils which impact on learning; it is the language that we use in school; it is the way we distribute attention and respect and how we respond to setbacks and difficulties. So how do we define culture? ... Read More...

Pop Bottle Planters

Pop Bottle Planters
I’d recently been scouring Pinterest to find some interesting, fun and engaging ways to teach some of the science topics in Year 3 when I came across these pop bottle biomes. They looked great and I thought they would provide our classes with a great opportunity to engage in some design technology and our science topic for this term; plants. I always like the chance to show the children in my class science in action and this small project is easy to set up... Read More...

A school trip to Serre Chevalier, French Alps

A school trip to Serre Chevalier, French Alps
It was an early start for all staff and students as breakfast was soon followed by packing our bags and getting ready to leave for the Mountain tops. We departed from Serre Chevalier, the town in which the DGS hotel is based, and headed for the source of the River Guisane. Read More...

A Memorable Trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park!

A Memorable Trip to Yorkshire Sculpture Park!
As part of our Enrichment Programme, on Monday 16th May, Herne Bay Junior School’s minibus, with 11 children and three adults, headed for the Yorkshire hills. Our mission was to share an overnight camp in the Scout’s Bunkhouse near Barnsley, followed by a day at The Yorkshire Sculpture Park... Read More...
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