How to cope with starting secondary school

Cerys Griffiths, Creative Director of BBC Education talks about why BBC Bitesize is supporting secondary transition and the new resources for teachers In September around 752,500 children will move up to secondary school across the UK. The transition from primary to secondary school is an exciting time for many young people, but it can also be a daunting prospect. Research […]

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Brilliant resource – The Eat Happy Project!

The other day when I was doing my shopping in Tesco, I came across a group of primary children being encouraged to taste herbs. They were then moved along to bananas and later I could hear the assistant talking about potatoes! I was intrigued and noticed ‘Farm to Fork Trail’ on the back of one of the high-vis tops the […]

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We have to use what we've got

So the DfE wants governing bodies to be run in a business like manner. I see nothing wrong in that providing they are successful businesses that have the best interest of their clients and workforce at their heart. Of course, most board members will either be head hunted or paid enormous salaries to bring their expertise to the table. Now, […]

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Digital Leaders

A number of schools have established Digital Leader(DL) teams. These are groups of pupils, often interviewed in a formal way who lead the school in it’s IT journey. For some, they check the hardware and help nervous teachers with their lessons. At the other end of the scale you have pupils coding, designing games and apps. Digital Leaders are the […]

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