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Outstanding-rated Academy educating sick pupils could close after “deeply flawed” Cornwall Council contract decision

One of the country’s leading academy trusts launched a legal appeal at the High Court against a decision by a county council that could lead to the closure of an academy that…

Girls on Track UK Unites at TeamSport Manchester

Girls on Track UK Unites at TeamSport Manchester

One hundred girls from ten schools in and around Manchester enjoyed a rare and enviable opportunity last week (11 November 2021) to spend time honing their racing skills around…

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Classroom coding goes into orbit: Astro Pi Challenge allows students to run experiments on the International Space Station

Two upgraded Raspberry Pi computers are set to be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) this December, enabling young people aged 19 and under to run scientific…

Tomorrow's Engineers Week Schools COP Logo - as Young people discuss engineering a way out of climate change

Young people discuss engineering a way out of climate change

Over 24,000 students take part in virtual event

Thousands of secondary school students have sent a resounding message to decision makers about the ideas needed…

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New Primary School Library Alliance pledges to transform 1,000 school libraries across the UK and highlight need for investment

The National Literacy Trust and Penguin Random House UK launch a national alliance to address the chronic lack of investment in primary school libraries in the UK. The two…

Financial Advice from MyBnk to students

Why wait till adulthood? Research shows significant benefits of delivering financial education to primary aged children

Recent research shows that delivering financial education to primary aged children increases their knowledge and understanding of money and financial issues. During Talk Money…

Simon Carter, Director at RM, comments on COP26 and what schools can do to help prepare for a greener future.

COP26 - What schools can do to help prepare for a greener future

COP26, Glasgow - world leaders discussed the global response to climate change, an industry reaction from Simon Carter, Director at

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Head Teachers Role in Controlling Legionella in Schools

Author: Craig Morning, Senior Consultant, Water Hygiene Centre Ltd If you are a Head Teacher what are your responsibilities in relation to preventing or controlling Legionella in your school? To answer this question, it might be easier to split…

Legionella in schools

Legionella in Schools: 
Key points for good water management

Starting with management policy; it’s important to identify a hierarchy of authority (communications pathway/organogram) for water hygiene management ensuring that those responsible are demonstrably competent to undertake their role. Doing so will…

PlanBEE Kick Off Programme - L-R Phillip Hilton-West (B&W), Terry Hanlon (Robertson), Daniel Hancock (NUF), Ben Smith, Steve Logan (Gateshead College), Jack Thain, Cameron Eastlake, Leuan Crawford, Wendy Dawe (Ryder Architecture) and Ish Bamba (NUF).

North East engineering firm helps to Kick Off careers in MEP design

Newcastle’s Black and White Engineering (B&W) is opening its doors to budding engineers by joining a key initiative to provide career opportunities to young people across the region. The PlanBEE Kick Off programme is led by Ryder Architecture…

George Vlachonikolis Author of From Camouflage to Classroom

From camouflage to classroom - troops to teachers by George Vlachonikolis

In 2013, the UK government introduced the Troops to Teachers scheme to facilitate ex-military service personnel to re-train as teachers. Over the following 5 years, some 363 ex-service personnel had been recruited (with 65 leaving before graduation…

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QA Education Issue 123

Learning Outside the Classroom Nov 2020