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Want to develop new teaching skills this autumn?

13th September 2019

Learn how to bring the subjects you teach to life using simple filmmaking and animation techniques on our free online course; Filmmaking and Animation in the Classroom, starting 23 September! Designed for educators working with young people aged 5-19, this three-week course will help you discover...

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Bike to School Week rolls through the UK 23 – 27 September

4th September 2019

Schools across the UK are invited to take part in the 2019 Bike to School Week, 23 – 27 September Organised by Sustrans, the walking and cycling charity, and supported by the Bikeability Trust, Bike to School Week celebrates cycling to school and the benefits of travelling actively for children. Current...

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Born Free launches ‘Great Debate’ schools initiative to engage future generation in saving our planet

2nd September 2019

International wildlife charity Born Free has today announced the launch of its new educational ‘Great Debate’ initiative and is now calling out to schools across the UK to get involved. Designed to provide teachers with the tools to engage their students in meaningful debates about key...

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Primary Times team up with the BookTrust on the importance of reading at home

27th August 2019

From Reception class to a lifetime of stories, we team up with the BookTrust on the importance of reading at home… and we creep inside ‘The Cave’ Research shows that reading frequency and enjoyment often drops as children get older and regular story-time at home stops. Without the...

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Primary Times teams up with Konnie Huq to ignite a passion for STEM subjects

25th August 2019

Primary Times teams up with Konnie Huq to ignite a passion for STEM subjects in our children and to take inspiration from Cookie, the inquisitive hero of her new series of science-rich children’s story books.  Konnie, we aim to get the nation’s children inspired by maths and science,...

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How to talk to children about a parent’s serious illness

19th August 2019

Children have the capacity to be strong and resilient, especially in the face of adverse situations such as a serious illness like cancer. While a parent’s first instinct is to shield their children from these complexities, studies have found that it’s better to explain these situations to...

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Climate Change Documentary '2040' to open The 2019 INTO FILM Festival

16th August 2019

Cited as the first film aimed at young audiences to offer a hopeful response to youth ‘eco-anxiety', 2040 looks to a future two decades ahead, where it has been possible to galvanise a global movement to invest in regenerative solutions that improve the wellbeing of the planet. Positive, practical...

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