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Looking for an 11+ place in 2025?

13th June 2024

Join us for our Whole School Open Day on Thursday 27th June 6-8pm – Book Here Why choose Sutton High School GDST? At Sutton High we’re proud to offer an education designed for and dedicated to the development and empowerment of successful, happy, confident, and adventurous young women. Our...

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Bluey’s Bandit named top TV dad by UK families

13th June 2024

Bluey and Bingo’s dad Bandit is the onscreen father figure with the biggest influence on day-to-day parenting, according to a new BBC Studios survey. To celebrate Father’s Day in the UK, 1000 parents (500 mums and 500 dads) took part in the poll, which saw Bandit named as the dad your...

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Get outdoors and get into football this summer…

12th June 2024

Primary Times speaks with former England midfielder turned pundit Izzy Christiansen about the power of inclusion and female participation in football. Premier League Primary Stars Delivered in partnership with Nike, the Premier League Primary Stars Kit Scheme will see more than 58,000 girls...

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Inclusive Books for Children launches national book-gifting scheme

11th June 2024

Today, Inclusive Books for Children (IBC), the new charity that exists to make inclusive books mainstream, launches a new national book-gifting scheme called the IBC Book Box. The UK-wide initiative, available to all state primary schools and community libraries, aims to increase access to inclusive...

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Top tips on how to thank your teacher

10th June 2024

As the school year draws to a close and with National Thank a Teacher Day taking place on the 19th of June, it's the perfect time to show our appreciation for the incredible work that takes place in education every day. Bobby Seagull, Maths teacher, broadcaster, and author of ‘The Life-Changing...

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GET INVOLVED THIS SUMMER WITH THE BE A GOOD SPORT CHALLENGE

6th June 2024

This summer, Comic Relief is inviting you and your children to become the best sports you can be with our exciting ‘Be a Good Sport Challenge’! Designed to inspire, engage, and promote healthy lifestyles, this initiative is packed with activities and resources for families across the...

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Two new Mr. Men Little Miss characters to launch in Autumn 2024

5th June 2024

Farshore and Sanrio announced today that they have added two new characters to the universe of Mr. Men Little Miss, the bestselling children’s book series. Mr. Fib and Little Miss Surprise will join the classic range on 12th September 2024, over fifty years after Mr. Tickle, the very first Mr....

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Waddling Melodies: Schoolchildren Lead the Way on World Seabird Day!

4th June 2024

Across the United Kingdom, schools and families are captivated by a delightful song, Penguins! which has children and parents alike waddling to the catchy tune. Ahead of World Seabird Day, July 3rd, Out of the Ark Music, the leading schools’ music publisher has partnered with the World Wildlife...

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Team GB Olympian Abi Burton visits Girls Inspire Day at Graystone Action Sports in Greater Manchester

24th May 2024

Team GB Olympic athlete Abi Burton was the star guest at Girls Inspire Day, which took place place in Greater Manchester yesterday. The inspiring event aimed to motivate and empower 80 young girls from 20 schools across Greater Manchester to embrace sports and physical activities. Girls Inspire...

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History, memory, and remembrance with Sir Michael Morpurgo

9th May 2024

Primary Times shares powerful and poignant words from Sir Michael, ahead of his new story ‘Finding Alfie’, a stunning commemoration to mark the 80th anniversary of the D-Day landings Sir Michael Morpurgo says: “Who’ll sing the anthem? Who will tell the story?’...

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100,000 nature activities completed by primary school children

8th May 2024

Through Generation Wild, a project spearheaded by WWT, the charity for wetlands and wildlife, 100,000 nature activities have been completed by children who traditionally have fewer opportunities to make meaningful connections with nature. Over 35,000 children across the country have heard the magical...

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Get out for the Count!

4th May 2024

Leading wildlife charity, Butterfly Conservation, has revealed the dates of this year’s highly anticipated Big Butterfly Count, which will take place from 12 July - 4 August. The annual citizen science programme attracts tens of thousands of people out into their garden, local green space or...

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Record breaking numbers of people expected to help baby birds this season

3rd May 2024

The RSPCA is ready for a record-breaking number of animal lovers seeking guidance on how they can help when they find a baby bird outside their nest - with clicks to the charity’s website set to surge. As the peak ‘baby bird’ season of May and June approaches, new RSPCA data reveals...

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Last to be Picked

22nd April 2024

Written by Manon Steffan Ros I remember it so well. The sweltering heat of July, the summer holidays so close I could almost smell the coconutty sun cream and freshly mown grass. The sun beat down on us, standing in the playing fields behind the school, and two of the sporty kids standing in...

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