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BBC and the Premier League get primary school children active with the launch of Super Movers campaign

16th January 2018

The BBC and the Premier League have today launched Super Movers, an exciting partnership which will help primary school teachers to inspire children to become more active throughout their school day and enhance their learning. Super Movers will bring stars from the worlds of football, music and television...

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COME ON YOU DANCER!

11th January 2018

We all like to boogie, whether it’s on a Saturday night or any time a great song appears on the radio. A flurry of flailing limbs and abandonment in music is a delight, even a shuffling dad-dance has its merits, but what if your children want to hone their dance skills? There are many forms...

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Time to Party!

11th January 2018

The cost of birthday parties for children is rising. Ask your fellow parents and you’ll most likely find that they’re spending somewhere between £200 and £800, which, in alternative costings is at least an arm and a good proportion of a leg. It’s entirely possible that the...

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Duracell’s The Big Battery Hunt

8th January 2018

Hundreds of schools have registered their interest in Duracell’s Big Battery Hunt and you can too! Register your school to be part of Duracell’s FREE education programme and recycling challenge. Students will learn about battery recycling and win fantastic prizes. The free educational...

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Walking with Dinosaurs | Interview with Michaela Strachan

5th January 2018

Dinosaurs are set to roam the earth again next year. More specifically, they’re going to making appearances at various venues around the country as part of the Walking With Dinosaurs Tour. Already seen by 9 million people in more than 250 cities around the world, it’s fair to say that it...

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Top tips for first period education teachers talking about periods

4th January 2018

Betty is a brand that want the conversation about periods, pads and puberty to get a little more interesting and a lot more fun. betty for schools is a free educational programme and an extension of this, helping to create a generation of children who, for the first time ever, are truly at ease talking...

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18 things parents should know about their child’s online safety in 2018

4th January 2018

The children’s commissioner for England says pupils are not being adequately prepared for the emotional challenges that social media presents as they move from primary school to senior school. Creative social media use in 8-10 year olds changes when children go to Secondary School, with seeking...

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Back to School Sleep Tips

4th January 2018

5 simple steps to help get the kids back in their usual sleep routine With the start of the school term upon us, many of us will have some New Year resolutions in mind with regards to improving health and general well-being. Along with good food and exercise, a good night’s sleep is now regarded...

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Scottish Parliament passes wild animal circus ban

21st December 2017

Animal Defenders International (ADI) congratulates the Scottish Parliament for being the first nation in the UK to ban the use of wild animals in travelling circuses. MSPs today [unanimously] voted through the ban at the final Stage 3 debate for The Wild Animals in Travelling Circuses (Scotland) Bill,...

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Picture perfect! Image of a little egret fishing steals crown in youth photo comp

20th December 2017

Youngsters aged under 19 were invited to capture the animal kingdom on camera - or, for the first time, on a mobile device - for this year’s competition. The top prize was taken by seventeen year-old Gideon Knight from Ilford, whose winning photo was singled-out from thousands of entries. The...

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