Education Briefer....

Class attendance figures show record high

Government figures on class attendance show that there are fewer pupils missing lessons persistently now than there have been since comparable records began in 2006.

Ofsted report says schools making good use of sports funding

New funding for primary schools is improving children’s PE skills and participation in sport, a new Ofsted report says.

Cameron promises more powers to save Britain's failing schools

New powers to impose tough classroom discipline and immediately sack school leaders at failing state schools would be introduced under Conservative plans to rescue 500 failing English schools, David Cameron has announced.

Trial to assess if teen lie-ins boost achievement

A trial is getting underway to discover whether starting school later in the morning could boost academic achievement among teenagers.

 EB Features....

The technology revolution in the dining hall

The advantages of a cashless catering system can be seen right through the school meal supply chain, with children, parents, caterers, schools and local authorities all benefitting. Carrieanne Marie Bishop, national chair of LACA, reports

Outside the school comfort zone

School trips can give pupils the opportunity to learn and to mature outside the classroom, as well as create happy memories. Ian Beard, a head teacher and director at charity the School Journey Association talks about the importance of planning and the help the Association can provide

Next-gen tech
or emperor’s new clothes?

So you need to invest in some new educational technology? How, where, when and why, asks Dave Smith, computing advisor at Havering School Improvement Service and vice-chair of Naace

The impact of tablets in the classroom

UK charity Tablets for Schools shares the findings from its research in schools carried out in 2012-13, highlighting the benefits seen in classrooms and key implementation issues

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 Supplier Focus....

Affordable Awnings

Creating high quality shading for you

iBoardTouch

iBoardTouch is the leading and fastest growing interactive touchscreen screen manufacturer in the UK.

Howletts and Port Lympne

Howletts and Port Lympne Reserve, near Ashford offer a wild and educational day out for schools, like no other.

Computing in the National Curriculum. In the mind of an ICT Director…

In Sept 2014, ICT as a National Curriculum Subject was replaced by Computing. As per the ‘Computing in the National Curriculum, A guide for Secondary Teachers’ it’s described as: ‘Computing is concerned with how computers and computer systems work, how they are designed and programmed, how to apply computational thinking, and how to make the best use of information technology’.

TTG

TTG is part of The Excell Group plc and has been a NASBM Approved partner for over 9 years.

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 Supplier Profiles....

The London Lunchbox

We have been providing a varied range of high quality, freshly prepared pack lunches and breakfast packs for tour operators and organised tour groups since 1998.

ONELAN

ONELAN and Onemedia at BETT 2015

Eurisko

Do you want an engaging and interactive classroom experience for children of all ages? Emotion Robotics’ NAO robot solutions can provide just that.

Round Pegs Education

Teachers who love teaching, teach children to love learning

CKL Clothing

You may never have heard of CKL, but it has been designing, manufacturing, importing and distributing much of the UK’s school uniforms for decades.

The StudyBed Company

The StudyBed Company manufactures a range of bespoke school furniture including the StudyBed, the ConverTable, wardrobes, storage units, drawers and mattresses.

Integral LED

Integral LED is a UK based supplier of innovative LED technology products and is part of a group that has been distributing and manufacturing technology products since 1989.

Jane's Pond Limited

Creative and bespoke natural playground design

Proactive

Proactive have been providing Audio Visual solutions in classrooms and meeting rooms throughout East Anglia (incorporating East Midlands and South East of England) for over ten years.

Shakespeare's Globe

Visit Shakespeare's Iconic Theatre - Shakespeare's Globe

Chelsea Football Club

Educational Visits to Stamford Bridge

Huck Nets

Your competent partner for recreation, play and sport solutions

Apsley Paper Trail

A school trip that delivers more...

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