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A new online resource for children

19th January 2015
In January 2015, publishers DK are launching an innovative online resource called DKfindout! - a global education website for children, parents and teachers. Supporting the new National Curriculum the... [read more]
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My Fairtrade Adventure – New School Resource on Global Trade

12th January 2015
A new teaching resource exploring global trade and the impact of Fairtrade has been produced for Key Stages 2 and 3, and will be available for use during Fairtrade Fortnight (23 February-8 March). My... [read more]
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Children using reading tool more likely to read more, think reading is cool

10th November 2014
A new report published by the National Literacy Trust (NLT) has shown that children who use the reading tool Accelerated Reader are more likely to enjoy reading, read more often and think more positively... [read more]
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Murky waters – continued concern over the quality of school swimming

10th November 2014
Despite an increase in the number of pupils leaving primary school able to swim the minimum 25 metres unaided (as recommended in the national curriculum) parents are unaware of the required standard... [read more]
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Lost City To Support Local Commonwealth Dreams

22nd July 2014
Nottingham’s Lost City Adventure Golf centre has announced that it will be supporting local para-Olympian swimmer Ollie Hynd MBE in his quest for gold at the Commonwealth Games. Ollie already... [read more]

AEDA Arts Academy Offers Scholarships to Mining Families for its Performing Arts Training

8th May 2014
AEDA Arts Academy is reaching out to young people from mining backgrounds by offering two scholarships for their Performing Arts Year Foundation Course.   The academy – based in Nottingham’s... [read more]
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BRITDOC launches Doc Academy

13th March 2014
BRITDOC launches Doc Academy, a FREE easy to use documentary educational online platform devised by teachers for teachers, to bring documentary film into the teaching of core subjects for key... [read more]
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Parents key to unlocking education opportunities, say experts

21st February 2014
  New leaflet includes tips on how parents can make invaluable link between lessons and leisure time Leaflet from Family Action and NAHT is third produced under the banner ‘Ready to... [read more]
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