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UK’s largest children’s reading charity on how to Start the Story and engage children with reading for pleasure

9th October 2017

Throughout October – December, BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity is hosting 18 free events across nine cities to help practitioners at primary and secondary school to engage pupils, families and the wider school community with reading for pleasure. The Start...

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WaterAid invites schools to become Water Warriors and help transform lives

5th October 2017

WaterAid is inviting schools across the UK to join the fight for clean water by transforming into Water Warriors and raising money for international charity WaterAid. On or around 10 November, schools across the country are encouraged to organise a non-uniform day with a difference by dressing in...

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Schools competition to win kitchen appliances!

29th September 2017

UK home appliance brand Belling has launched ‘Belling Cookery Club’, an initiative to support primary schools and enable them to provide practical cookery classes for children. With cooking and nutrition now forming part of the curriculum across the UK but only an estimated 25% of primary...

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SUBMISSIONS OPEN FOR INTO FILM AWARDS 2018

27th September 2017

The Into Film Awards are back as Into Film sets out to find the best young filmmakers, reviewers, film clubs and teachers of the past twelve months - this year with the support of media partner Guardian Teacher Network and education partner NATE. Now in its fourth year, the Awards pay tribute to 5-19...

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PUPIL HEALTHY EATING AND BODY IMAGE: PRIMARY TEACHERS INVITED TO LEARN WITH SCIENCE AND NUTRITION EXPERTS

20th September 2017

Free ‘Food For Thought’ event will offer ideas and inspiration to boost pupil health and wellbeing Primary school teachers from across the UK are being encouraged to join science, nutrition and health experts at a special event in London next month. Hosted by Discovery Education and...

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International World Food Day Poster and Video Contest

18th September 2017

Children and young people around the world are invited to join the International World Food Day Drawing and Video Contest organized by the United Nations’ Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO), and be part of the  #ZeroHunger Generation. The 2017 World Food Day’s theme is: Change...

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The National Young Mathematicians’ Awards Returns!

14th September 2017

Explore Learning is inviting pupils across the UK to compete in the only team maths competition for primary schools in the country, run in collaboration with the NRICH project at the University of Cambridge. Each school entering a team will have the unique opportunity to tackle a never-before-seen mathematical...

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imoves Join Movement to Get 2,500,000 Young People Active on National Fitness Day

5th September 2017

Following the launch of the Active Schools Programme yesterday, imoves will continue to set the standard for physical activity in the educational environment on National Fitness Day, adding its weight to activities that will get 2,500,000 young people moving on September 27th. imoves and ukactive...

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NSPCC to deliver child abuse prevention programme in every school

5th September 2017

As a new school year gets underway the NSPCC are aiming to visit a record number of primary schools to help children stay safe from abuse and neglect. Through its Speak out. Stay safe. programme the charity last year visited more than 7,800 schools and spoke to over 1.6million children about protecting...

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INTO FILM Festival Returns with 3000 FREE Screenings and Events

17th August 2017

Taking place from 8th – 24th November 2017 “I cannot state how wonderful this experience was for my pupils...I felt honoured to be able to take some of these children to the cinema for the first time. I believe this is a trip which they will remember and think back on for a very...

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