Tag Archives: Education

June 12

Have a go at this optical illusion from the Institute of Physics

May 15

5 things to do today from third year trainee teacher Alison Newton

We are very grateful to Alison Newton for these 5 things. I am currently in my third year of teacher training at the University of Worcester. I am near the end of my primary initial teacher training which is the undergraduate route. I am sharing with you my five things to do today. 1 – […]

May 05

5 things not to do today by Dr Emma Kell

There is an awful lot to feel anxious about just now; from bereavement to worry about vulnerable relatives to household niggles and frustrations, there’s so much to challenge us, so It’s not surprising that many people are struggling. Anxiety is a pernicious thing and can pervade many elements of our lives without our permission. Here […]

April 20

BBC TEN PIECES LAUNCHES NEW MUSIC INITIATIVES TO KEEP CHILDREN CREATIVE IN LOCKDOWN

BBC Ten Pieces, a long-running school music programme by the BBC that introduces 7-14 year olds to the world of classical music, has launched two new major initiatives ensuring children can continue to get creative and enjoy music this summer term. Launching on Monday April 20th, the two innovative projects, Ten Pieces at Home and Connecting the Dots, aim to […]

April 15

Outschool Hiring Thousands of Uk teachers and experts

Outschool is hiring thousands of teachers for online classes (i.e work from home) in the UK. On Outschool, homeschooling classes are filling up faster than we can post new ones. We are putting out a call to teachers and experts across the UK (artists, personal trainers, yoga instructors, bakers, math, science, English, Spanish, social studies teachers, etc.) who are interested in […]

April 11

5 free, fun and easy things your child can do from home (that require very little help from you)!

So I started this with the title 5 things you can do for your child this Easter and realised that the one thing many parents are seeking, is the opportunity for some peace and time away from supporting home-learning. So instead, here are 5 ideas that should keep your little ones (and not so little […]

October 16

Five things to do at Sherborne School

Sherborne offers a rich variety of activities for its pupils. Here are five things to do while attending the School Steeped in history but alive to the future. A vibrant all-boys educational experience with strong links to a local girls’ school. Fantastic sport, music, academic stretch and creative arts.  Sherborne offers a whole host of […]

January 24

Junior Doctor programme launches at BODY WORLDS – the best science lesson in London #London #Education #Travel

BODY WORLDS London today launches its exciting Junior Doctors programme, designed to educate, entertain and inspire children aged 8-12 as they learn all about the human body and how best to look after it. Kicking off this half term in the legendary BODY WORLDS London, which features real bodies and body parts donated and preserved […]

September 24

5 things to do at the Royal High School Bath #Bath #Education #GDST

5 things to do at the Royal High School Bath One Always wanted to find out what life is like in a real-life Hogwarts? If your daughter is interested in boarding, you can book a sleepover at the Royal High School in Bath which was very nearly the location for the fictional Hogwarts itself! Not […]

September 22

Bonding as a flat: Our top 5 things to do together #University #Student #accomodation

Sharing a flat with three, five or even seven strangers can feel a bit scary, not knowing how the rest of the year will pan out. Spending some time with your flatmates, chatting, or having a brew together would be a good start. But becoming best mates with them doesn’t happen overnight. Here’s my flat’s […]

September 20

5 Really Hard Things That Successful People Do #Success #Education #Business

We spend a lot of time talking about easy things we can do to make our lives better and our careers take off. There are easy things to do, but the reality is, being at the top of your game doesn’t come easily for almost anything. Sometimes, there are hard things you need to do […]

September 11

5 things to do at Manchester Grammar School #Manchester #HMC #Education

Thank you to Manchester Grammar School for these 5 One Learn how to write a medical school application and perfect the interview. Interview practice has begun! Two Spend time in the third-year undergraduate labs at The University of Manchester making Holograms with the Schools Holography Group. Three Curate your own exhibition. A Year 13 artist […]

September 01

5 things to do with your kids to develop their creative thinking – from Families Online #teaching #learning #creativity

Creative thinking is one of the most important skills you can help your child develop. It’s a tool that will help them not only in their journey through childhood and the classroom, but into adulthood and the workplace. We’ve teamed up with Explore Learning, who offer award-winning maths and English tuition, to think about ways […]

August 30

5 things to do to make starting uni easier by The University of Warwick

With the excitement of starting uni soon, it’s easy to forget to organise some important stuff. Here are a few things to sort out which will save you a lot of hassle if they’re done before getting to uni 1) Sort out your finances The two priorities are: getting a student account and organising government-funded […]

August 21

5. Understand the Grading for the new GCSE science qualifications #GCSE #GCSEscience #Education

The new GCSE science qualifications can be taken in different ways – students can take single GCSEs in one or more of biology, chemistry and physics, or they can take a double GCSE in combined science. Students who take combined science will study all three sciences and they’ll cover roughly two thirds of the content […]

August 21

4. GCSE results day: 20 ways to celebrate in and around Surrey — Surrey Enterprise Business School #GCSEresults2018 #GCSE

From theme parks to laser quest, here are some of our great suggestions on how to celebrate your GCSEs in style from Surrey Live – News https://www.getsurrey.co.uk/whats-on/family-kids-news/gcses-20-ways-celebrate-your-9887815 via GCSE results day: 20 ways to celebrate in and around Surrey — Surrey Enterprise Business School

August 17

5 things about WordShark Number Shark #Games #Education @School

Back in the early nineties, the first edition of ‘Wordshark’ was the first of its kind to combine reading and spelling skills with computer games! Numbershark followed-on a few years later, to help with numeracy The games-based programs are sold by word of mouth and used in half of schools in the UK as well […]

June 13

5 things to do at JESS Dubai today

Schools around the world fundamentally do very similar things: they all teach lessons, they offer a range of extra-curricular activities (sport, music, drama and adventurous activities). However, some schools offer something a little bit special. Here’s 5 things to do at JESS Dubai. Mark S Steed, Director of JESS, Dubai JESS Dubai 1.      Experience the […]

March 31

Read An Intelligent Person’s Guide to Education by Tony Little, The ex Headmaster of Eton College

Tony Little was The Head Master of Eton for 13 years. One of the most progressive and imaginative people in British education today he has hitherto kept a low profile. This book, published to coincide with his retirement, sets out his educational fundamentals. There is a crisis in the British education system. Year on year […]

February 11

5 things to know about Bolton School

1. Bolton School is situated in Greater Manchester, an all-through school, it is one of the largest independent day schools in the country with over 2,350 pupils 2. 1 in 5 Senior School pupils receives help with their fees 3. New Scholarships to study are now available at the School 4. Former pupils include Sir […]

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