Education

Battle of Britain Day explained

Authored by Sarah Parker

The national celebration of Battle of Britain Day on 15 September is a major event. But do you know what we are commemorating and why, and how can you explain its significance to your children? Former primary school teacher Laura Steele of leading education resource creators PlanBee has all the answers.

What was the Battle of Britain?

The Battle of Britain was a decisive air...

Back to school: half of 11-18s in the South West are worried about the impact on their mental health

Authored by Mary

As schools, colleges and universities get ready to welcome back students, new data reveals almost half (45%) of 11-18-year-olds in the South West are worried that returning to education will impact their mental health. The survey commissioned by the mental health anti-stigma campaign, Time to Change, showed that many young people are harbouring concerns about returning to education, but only...

Books, Dumps and Videos: What Relevant Prep Materials to Use to Become an In-Demand Project Manager through PMI PMP Exam

Authored by Mike Page

Project Management Professional (PMP) certification by PMI is what you need to unlock your greater potential. This credential refinesthe skills necessary forhandling different processes for achieving specific business goals. PMI So, if you want to become such an experienced specialist, stay on this page and uncover more about this international badge.

Impressive Advantages of a PMP...

How to become an online teacher

Authored by Sarah Parker

The internet is a great resource for students wanting to learn more about a particular subject, but it has also provided an opportunity for educators to start teaching online. The current global pandemic has caused schools to close for months at a time, and online learning has proved invaluable in helping to continue children’s education. Additionally, home-schooling in the UK has risen by 40...

Blundell's School

93% of Blundell's School pupils secure places at the university of their choice

Authored by Mary

In what has been a particularly challenging time for all school leavers, we are very pleased to report that 93% of our pupils have secured places at the university of their choice.

The disruptions to the exam programme caused by the COVID-19 outbreak has required pupils’ results to be produced based on grades submitted by the school and verified by a moderation process by Ofqual...

The importance of education for everyone

Authored by Mike Page

Whether or not you consider yourself an academic person, it is clear that a certain level of education makes a huge difference for everyone. While it is not vital to pursue a university degree in order to live a fulfilling life, it can be very difficult to make one’s way in today’s world without basic schooling. In more deprived areas of the world, the chance to learn and develop skills is...

Plympton Academy helps primary school pupils with creative challenge

Authored by ClareG

The transition from primary school to secondary is a big step even in pre-coronavirus times.

But for this year’s cohort moving from Year 6 into Year 7 it’s more like a giant step but one that teachers at Plympton Academy are doing their very best to make as smooth as possible.

All schools across the UK closed in March due to the coronavirus pandemic leaving Year 6 pupils not...

Colyton Grammar School maintains Ofsted ‘Outstanding’ rating

Authored by News Desk

In what was probably the final Ofsted inspection of a school before lockdown, school inspectors have confirmed that Colyton Grammar School has maintained its ‘Outstanding’ rating while praising its students, staff and wider school community.

Colyton Grammar School is a state school with 954 students who come from across Devon, Somerset and Dorset.

The school was inspected...

7 Reasons You Should Teach English Online Right Now

Authored by Sarah Parker

It can seem like the whole world and their dog is teaching English online right now. Do they know something you don’t? Probably. In fact, they probably know seven things you don’t know! Teaching English is a good idea right now for so many reasons. 7 reasons you should teach English online right now.

1. You can earn good money

Maybe you’re in-between jobs right now, or maybe you’re...

Deaf Awareness Week sees free sign language classes launched for thousands of families

Authored by Mary

Families across England will get the chance to learn British Sign Language in the comfort of their own homes with free online classes launched today (Friday, May 8th).

The series of classes will be run by the National Deaf Children’s Society every Friday for 12 weeks as part of its Family Sign Language programme. The date was picked to mark Deaf Awareness Week (May 4th-8th)....