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Places available on Exeter University's Primary Enrichment Outreach Programme

Published Thursday 28th, February 2019

Places are now available for lucky KS2 pupils on the University of Exeter's Primary Enrichment Outreach Programme.  They are currently taking bookings for the Spring programme which r...

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WIN free books for your class!

Published Wednesday 6th, February 2019

Calling all primary school teachers!   We're looking for teachers to write a short review of your experience booking a trip via our FREE portal, We have some lovely ...

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Tide's out, school's in: the many benefits of beach teaching

Published Thursday 31st, January 2019

Did you read this lovely article in the Guardian on 7 January 2019, endorsing the many benefits of beach schools? Written by Education Correspondent Sally Weale, the focus is on the fact that after fo...

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First-ever financial education textbook lands in schools, funded by Martin Lewis

Published Thursday 29th, November 2018

All 3,400 state-funded secondary schools in England will get 100 free copies of a financial education textbook this week, thanks to a £325,000 donation from founder Martin ...

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Dishing up bite-sized science

Published Tuesday 16th, October 2018

Food technology takes on a new meaning as school offers 3D-printed school dinners in a bid to inspire pupils into STEM careers    School dinners have gone through many transformations ...

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Dorset pupil "makes world bigger" to win national digital challenge

Published Tuesday 16th, October 2018

A Dorset pupil is celebrating after winning one of the top prizes in a popular annual challenge for primary schools.   Evie, from Clayesmore Prep School in Iwerne Minster, has been announce...

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Outdoor Classroom Day – your school can take part on 1 November

Published Wednesday 10th, October 2018

Outdoor Classroom Day is a global campaign to inspire and celebrate outdoor learning and play. On the day, thousands of schools around the world take lessons outside and prioritise playtime. As well a...

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A Lost Generation of Scientists? UK schools urged to do more to turn kids on to science

Published Tuesday 2nd, October 2018

A recent survey* has looked into how pupils are taught science in schools and how using new technology could help with their learning. An overwhelming 87% of parents said they felt children would b...

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UK parents call for outdoor learning to tackle digital dependent children

Published Thursday 6th, September 2018

  As children across the UK return to school this week, parents of young children are calling for Outdoor Learning to be embedded into the school curriculum. New research conducted online by t...

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GCSE results day: What is a teacher's role? Editorial by Tes

Published Wednesday 22nd, August 2018

Writing in Tes, Katie White, an English teacher from Devon, asks about the role of a teacher on GCSE results day. "Is it to spend hours logging on to exam websites, looking for national p...

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Does arts education exclude children with SEND needs?

Published Wednesday 16th, May 2018

An interesting piece has been published in Schools Week, examining how the arts and cultural provision are increasingly being pushed outside the curriculum, despite increased funding for arts edu...

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Keep up to date with developments in Learning Outside the Classroom (LOtC)

Published Wednesday 2nd, May 2018

The Council for Learning Outside the Classroom (CLOtC) Conference 2018 is taking place on Thursday 22nd November at the Black Country Living Museum, Dudley. The annual conference is a fantasti...

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Become a Plastic Free School

Published Monday 30th, April 2018

St Agnes based charity, Surfers Against Sewage invites teachers and pupils to take part in Plastic Free Schools, an education programme designed to empower pupils to create real positive env...

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School pounds from potatoes with Riverford’s Veg fund

Published Friday 27th, April 2018

The Riverford Veg Fund is an easy way for schools to raise funds and introduce children to healthy eating and learning where their food comes from. Once your school has signed up, Riverford will donat...

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Brake's kids walk

Published Thursday 26th, April 2018

On Wednesday 13 June, thousands of children aged 4-11 from across the country will put their best feet forward to promote road safety and the health and planet-saving benefits of walking. This project...

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The National Marine Aquarium partners with local special schools

Published Thursday 26th, April 2018

The National Marine Aquarium (NMA) has partnered with two local Plymouth schools for students with complex needs to offer tailored visits to assist with their learning and development.   ...

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Sign up for FREE Teacher CPD Sessions at World of Country Life

Published Wednesday 25th, April 2018

Sign up now to join the education team at the World of Country Life on Thursday 14th June 2018 for a workshop with a difference. Learn how to create a conservation conscious classroom and take away id...

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Devon schools invited to take part in exciting music festival

Published Tuesday 24th, April 2018

The Mix Festival 2018 – Wednesday 20 June 2018 The Mix is Devon Music Education Hub’s annual schools’ music festival giving children and young people – and staff who work wi...

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Invitation to our focus group on 10th April

Published Tuesday 20th, March 2018

The team behind Primary Times Devon, Dorset and Cornwall is delighted to announce an exciting FREE new resource for teachers and educators! Teachout has been created with you in mind: it is a free one...

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School gates open to The South West Rotary Youth Games

Published Monday 12th, March 2018

  2018 is the 20th year of the South West Rotary Youth Games, the region’s largest annual youth multi-sport event. As ever, teams will represent different districts across Devon and Corn...

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Could one of your teachers be the next winner of the Young Game Designer Mentor Award?

Published Friday 9th, March 2018

Do you know someone who is really inspiring their students to make games? A hard-working leader or teacher who has a passion and dedication for game making and design? You can nominate them for the YG...

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Calling all teachers in the South West! Event looking into ways to reduce unnecessary workloads

Published Wednesday 21st, February 2018

The Department for Education has recently announced a new policy paper, which aims to looking into ways of removing unnecessary workloads for teachers, to help them concentrate on teaching and their o...

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