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Pupil using Voice Selector Study to help focus in classroom

New tech solution to create better learning environment for young people

Nuance Hearing , a leading provider of focused listening technology, has launched the Voice Selector Study, a new technological solution to help young people concentrate in noisy and distraction-filled classroom environments.

The device creates a better learning environment for young people, helping them to listen to the teacher and follow instructions, while tuning out other...

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Is your little one ready for their first day at school?

August has started, and September will be here before you know it, but the summer holidays are the ideal time to ensure that your child is prepared for a major new stage in their life.

Former primary teacher Catherine Lynch of PlanBee is here to help you through this challenging transition

Moving into a new classroom or new school can be scary and take a bit of getting used...

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9 BACK TO SCHOOL ESSENTIALS FOR UNDER £50

Last week, schools across the country broke up for summer. So, you might think it’s a bit premature to start thinking about the new academic year in September already.

However, everyone knows shopping for back to school items can be a chore - and if you want to save yourself a headache in late August then getting your essentials early is the way to go.

And with the cost of...

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Every school will have a life-saving defibrillator by 22/23

Schools without a defibrillator to be provided one by government by the end of 22/23 academic year, building on curriculum teaching first aid and CPR

State-funded schools across England will receive defibrillators under new government plans to make sure there is a device in every school, boosting their numbers in communities across the country.

Defibrillators have the potential to...

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WIN A CLASS CHAT WITH A BEST SELLING AUTHOR! 

Win a Zoom chat for your class with Zanib Mian, best-selling author of Planet Omar, plus lots of amazing books for yourself and your school, just by writing a book review in the summer holidays!

Open to all UK primary school pupils the Schoolreaders Summertime Book Review competition is so easy to enter. All you need to do is submit a review of your favourite book (up to 600 words)....

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Hundreds of Birmingham school pupils ‘Bring the Power’ to celebrate the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games

  • Almost one thousand Birmingham primary school children ‘Bring the Power’ to celebrate Birmingham 2022
  • Young people from schools across the city participate in sports, arts, and cultural activities
  • Commonwealth Games gold medallist Galal Yafai inspires the next generation
  • Birmingham 2022 aims to reach one million children and young people through ‘Bring
  • ...
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7 Cheap and Easy Ways to Save Money on School Lunches

It’s been revealed this week that rising food prices have led to beef being removed from school dinner menus in the UK.

The news comes as the cost of living continues to rise which has caused school catering companies to rethink staple ingredients such as meat and potatoes as they are getting too expensive.

Although the government has increased spending to provide free meals...

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Intervention to improve underperforming schools to begin from September 2022

Strong multi-academy trusts to be found to help rapidly improve schools with consecutive Ofsted ratings below Good

Underperforming schools will be the focus of new government powers to raise standards of education for young people locally.

The new powers will mean schools with two or more consecutive Ofsted ratings below ‘Good’ may be matched with a strong multi-academy trust, to...

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Review launches to future proof role of academy trusts

Will look at how government supports growth of trust sector, helping trusts improve schools

The Department for Education has today, Wednesday 29 June, launched a review of how it works with academy trusts, helping make sure the children in schools within trusts get the right support to fulfil their potential.

The review will look at the standards trusts are held to, and the...

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Thousands more school and sixth form places to be created

Up to 75 new free schools including sixth forms, specialist and alternative provision settings will offer tailored support, levelling up opportunities for all.

Thousands of new school places will be created for children in England, including for those who are living in disadvantaged areas, have special educational needs and disabilities (SEND), or require alternative provision....

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