Month: July 2016

Schools’ PR: Why you can (and should) promote your school

What is it that makes your school special? Is it your superb work ethic? Is it the amazing extra-curricular activities you give your students access to? The standards of your curriculum and attainment? Whatever it is, you’re bound to have something to shout about: you want everyone to know, and that’s where schools PR comes …

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Should the school holidays be a learning break or bridge?

The school holidays are officially here; cue hundreds of children venturing outside, joining summer camps, travelling abroad or simply spending time with friends and family. While it’s fair to say that pupils (and teachers) have certainly earned some time off, should children’s learning stop completely over summer? Of course, we don’t expect them to sit …

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There’s more to computing than just coding

Subject Genius: Computing: Shaun Eason, All Saints Catholic School for TES In this blog for TES, Shaun Eason from All Saints Catholic School considers the limits of current ICT teaching, showing concern with the growing trend of teaching the subject with a focus on computer science, rather than the application of computing to real-life problems. He also …

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