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Q and A with Tim Peake on his new book Swarm Enemy

8th August 2022

Swarm Enemy by Tim Peake and Steve Cole is out now and is available at all major bookshops What do you think makes a great children’s book? For me, children’s books are all about escapism and somewhere people can imagine and can be thought-provoking and enjoyable. Certainly within children’s...

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Riso Gallo Young Risotto Chef of the Year 2023

4th August 2022

Riso Gallo's UK & Ireland Young Risotto Chef of the Year 2023 has officially opened for entries. It is the sixth year of the competition, aimed at young chefs aged 17-23 years, who are either in education or starting out in their professional careers. Entries are open until 1st December 2022. Entrants...

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Why Egypt should be on your family holiday radar

2nd August 2022

Egypt is known for its luxury resorts, but the country is also a great destination for family holidays. Keep in mind that children also need a visa. Most people know Egypt as a country of luxury resorts and sunny beaches along the Red Sea. But the country has surprisingly much to offer to families...

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Childhood vaccinations – is your family up to date? 

22nd July 2022

With the summer break upon us, now is the perfect time to make sure your children are up to date with their vaccinations. Vaccines help our immune system to make antibodies and special cells to get rid of a specific virus without us getting ill. Our immune system then remembers this virus and...

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Little Troopers at School: 3,200 military children take part in charity workshop

21st July 2022

3,200 military children from 150 primary schools took part in a free workshop run by the charity Little Troopers this week. The children, who all have parents serving in the British Armed Forces, came together to tune into the two-hour virtual session, which was presented by TV broadcasters Katie...

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Team GB and ParalympicsGB education programme surpasses 30,000 school milestone ahead of London 2012 anniversary

21st July 2022

Team GB and ParalympicsGB’s youth engagement programme Get Set has engaged with over 93% of UK schools since its launch prior to the London 2012 Olympic Games. Originally created as the official education programme for London 2012, Get Set now offers a broad programme of free, cross-curricular...

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Amazon announce new virtual class tour dates after reaching over 20,000 students in their first year

20th July 2022

Following last year’s hugely successful series of free Virtual Fulfilment Centre tours, Amazon has announced new tour dates aimed to educate students on the opportunities available to them in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM) careers. The tours are part of Amazon Future Engineer,...

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The Peter Rabbit Garden Adventure - Book Now!

15th July 2022

This summer at Blenheim Palace until 3rd September, join Beatrix Potter in the garden of old Mr. McGregor and help rescue Peter Rabbit. Through a magical mix of storytelling, live performance, and puppetry the world of Beatrix Potter will come alive in Blenheim Palace’s walled garden as you,...

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Sir Chris Hoy and Max Whitlock announce winners of the Chase Power of Sport poetry competition

15th July 2022

Sir Chris Hoy and Max Whitlock, in partnership with digital bank Chase, visited Guardian Angels Catholic Primary School in Birmingham to announce and celebrate the winners of the Chase Power of Sport poetry competition. Ahead of the Birmingham 2022 Commonwealth Games this summer, the competition called...

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Brand New Series 2 of One Zoo Three is HERE!

12th July 2022

One Zoo Three is back on our screens on CBBC and BBC iPlayer now! Paradise Wildlife Park and their sister site The Big Cat Sanctuary are welcomed back on our screens with much excitement and anticipation. The CBBC led show is a fun educational series which teaches children and adults alike about what...

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The English National Opera’s new music making programme for KS2

11th July 2022

Finish This... invites your class to be ENO Composers, tasking them with the mission to respond to, and resolve, a purposefully unfinished operatic piece titled ‘Blue, Red, Yellow…’ A unique musical starting point for your pupils to embrace their imaginations, experiment with sound,...

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Things you MUST know before going on holiday with your baby

4th July 2022

Your first family holiday is a chance to relax and have fun together. You’ll make memories that will last for a lifetime, so make sure you’re prepared to make the most of it. To help you out, UK baby brand Nuby have created a guide to going on holiday with your baby. Take a look at...

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Premier League Primary Stars celebrates five-year anniversary with launch of new Active Summer Challenge

1st July 2022

The Premier League is celebrating five years of its schools’ programme, Premier League Primary Stars. Launched in 2017 and available to every primary school in England and Wales, Premier League Primary Stars uses the appeal of the Premier League and professional football clubs to support pupils...

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Free craft activity box for kids

30th June 2022

Summer is the perfect time to get crafty. Crafting together over the long holiday is a great way to spend quality time bonding with your kids and the perfect way for them to learn through play even after school’s out. Parents are often concerned that the summer holiday leads to a “summer...

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