Talented student showcases COVID-19 inspired comic

A student from Oakfield High School in Wigan has exclusively shared their comic with Educate for everyone to see.  The special needs school tasked a group of students with designing a comic that relates to COVID-19 in a bid to help them deal with this difficult time.  One artistic student, Harley, put pen to

Two thirds of children uncovered a hidden talent since lockdown

Two thirds of children (63%) have uncovered a new skill since March – with baking (20%), exploring (16%) and gardening (16%) topping the list of talents.  That's according to a new study of 1,000 children aged 5-15, released in line with the launch of The 2020 Explore Learning Writers’ Awards.   Presenter and ‘Kid Normal’ author Greg James will

Two teenagers awarded prestigious engineering scholarship

Two students at Strathallan School in Perthshire, Scotland, have been offered Arkwright Engineering Scholarships.   The most prestigious scholarship of its type in the UK, it aims to inspire and nurture school-age pupils to be the country’s future leaders of the engineering profession.  Charlotte and Cameron beat thousands of students nationally in a rigorous selection process

New digital game makes handwashing fun!

An innovative educational game called ‘Hand Wash Squad’, has been launched in order to help children learn and understand the art of handwashing. Hand Wash Squad is an exciting new hand hygiene game that will help parents and teachers across the globe educate children about the importance of handwashing.   Aimed at children aged 4-8 years, Hand Wash Squad is a mobile game, which teaches

St. Mary’s College celebrate another excellent set of A-level results

Students and staff at St. Mary’s College in Crosby are celebrating another excellent set of A-level results this summer, despite the widespread disruption caused by the coronavirus pandemic. Building on the high standards of previous years candidates again recorded a 99 per cent pass rate in the key examinations, with more than a