Rural primary schools to get huge broadband upgrade

5 July 2022

Up to 3,000 primary schools across rural England will get lightning-fast gigabit broadband. Hundreds of thousands of pupils living in the countryside will enjoy lessons powered by better digital connections…

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee 2022: celebration resources 

26 May 2022

The Queen’s Platinum Jubilee is coming up and the whole country will be celebrating the Queen’s historic 70-year reign. Each child in a state-funded primary school will be given their…

Schools White Paper: Opportunity For All webinars  

24 May 2022

Regional Schools Commissioners are running free webinar Schools White paper events for maintained primary schools. Although these events are organised regionally, they are virtual and will cover the same material…

Increasing attendance with parent messages – Supportive ‘how-to’ guide for schools

30 March 2022

Catching up on lost learning during school closures will only be possible with good school attendance, but attendance rates remain below pre-pandemic levels. The Behavioural Insights Team have produced a…

Schools White Paper – Opportunity for All: press release

28 March 2022

Schools White Paper, Opportunity for All, sets out plans to make sure every child can reach the full height of their potential. Any child who falls behind in maths or…

Sky Arts week

27 February 2022

Sky Arts are launching Access All Arts, a nationwide arts week for primary schools from 6th - 10th June. You don’t need any prior experience of teaching art or any…

Social media, teachers and schools: How to avoid the pitfalls

19 February 2022

Teachers’ use of social media, both in their professional and personal lives, is increasingly under the microscope. For the unfortunate few, items posted online can have unforeseen and far-reaching consequences…

Better together: building positive relationships between parents and teachers

4 February 2022

Sarah Mullin, deputy headteacher and parent, discusses how teachers and parents can work together to do the best for young people. 36% of teachers said they felt that relationships with…

School funding statistics

28 January 2022

On 27th January 2022 school funding statistics were released on the GOV.UK website. The publication provides statistics on school revenue funding from 2010 through to the 2022/23 financial year. Headline…

Help the National Portrait Gallery develop their schools offer

7 January 2022

National Portrait Gallery is looking for teachers to help develop their schools offer. The National Portrait Gallery is looking for teachers – secondary art, secondary history, primary school and teachers…

Open letter from Education Secretary

3 January 2022

Education Secretary Nadhim Zahawi has written an open letter to education and childcare leaders on the return to education settings in 2022 and what it will look like. In this…

Ex-teachers asked to return to the classroom

20 December 2021

The Government is asking former teachers who have the skills and time to return to the classroom to sign up to be part of the national effort to support face-to-face education in…