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Celebrate BookTrust’s Children’s Book Week at your school with bumper Great Books Guide

20th November 2017

BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity today unveils its 2017 Great Books Guide to celebrate Children’s Book Week. The guide highlights some of the brilliant books that have been published in the past year that will help families along their reading journey. This...

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CYBER BULLYING ON THE RISE - TOP TEACHER CONCERN: CASES IN SCHOOLS INCREASE BY 37% IN THE LAST YEAR

20th November 2017

Instances of cyberbullying, as well as the viewing of homophobic, racist and pornographic material in the classroom, have increased dramatically in the past year as teachers are asking for more support to help with online safety issues, according to a new report from internet safety company Smoothwall. Cases...

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Premier League Primary Stars launches new Maths Attax resource

20th November 2017

Premier League Primary Stars has launched Maths Attax, a brand-new maths learning resource for girls and boys aged 5-11 in primary schools across England and Wales. Created with Topps, who are a proud supporter of the Premier League Primary Stars programme, Maths Attax will help pupils to effectively...

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New THINK! road safety campaign launched to help cut child deaths

20th November 2017

Road Safety Minister Jesse Norman has launched a new road safety campaign aimed at teachers and schools to help cut child fatalities. A recent survey revealed that 67% of children get fewer than two hours of road safety education in their whole time at school and the new THINK! campaign will help...

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Lest we forget: Armistice 100 schools poetry competition launched with Carol Ann Duffy and Imtiaz Dharker

20th November 2017

An international poetry competition commemorating next year’s centenary of Armistice Day has been launched by the University of Lincoln, UK, with support of the Poet Laureate, Carol Ann Duffy, and winner of the Queen’s Gold Medal for Poetry, Imtiaz Dharker. The Armistice 100 Prize for...

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Road safety charity and children’s TV presenter launch new short film for schools

9th November 2017

Road safety charity Brake has teamed up with children’s TV presenter Maddie Moate to create a brand new short film for primary schools. The five-minute film, called speed matters with Maddie Moate, has been created for UK Road Safety Week 2017, which is coordinated by Brake and starts on Monday...

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30 Paddingtons and stars of Paddington 2 open Into Film Festival 2017

8th November 2017

World’s biggest youth film festival opens in cinemas across the UK, 3000 free screenings and events, 8th-24th November Paddington Bear, actor and writer Simon Farnaby, young stars Madelaine Harris and Samuel Joslin, and Agatha Christie’s great grandson have joined thousands of young...

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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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