Art competition for young people launched

A Liverpool-based inter-school art competition has launched their 11th annual art competition. The competition, dot-art Schools, provides hundreds of children in the Liverpool City Region with the opportunity to develop their artistic side, have their skills recognised and envision a future career in the arts. It is for students in Year 5

Everyman and Playhouse offers for schools

For the upcoming Autumn season, the Everyman and Playhouse theatres have some discounts and offers on for schools looking to incorporate entertainment into their school life. The first is Frantic Assembly’s Othello. This award-winning take on Shakespeare’s tragedy of paranoia and murder is a text many pupils are familiar with.  For students

Free digital mental health sessions for schools

From 26 September, primary school children across the UK will be able to take part in Knowsley Safari Park’s free livestream sessions about mental health.  ‘Mental Health Mondays’ will take place over four consecutive Mondays.  School children in Year 1 to Year 6 will be able to bring the safari to their classroom

Free reading game available next week

A multi award-winning phonics and reading game will be available for free on all platforms for devices from 20-26 September. Teach Your Monster to Read, by non-profit organisation Teach Your Monster, usually costs £4.99 to download on the App Store, Google Play or Amazon. The BAFTA-nominated game is for use in the classroom or at

BBC to visit up to 10,000 students a day

Today, the BBC’s landmark centenary education project, BBC 100 Share Your Story, has resumed in schools across the UK. More than 2000 face-to-face storytelling and careers sessions will be delivered in over 700 school visits in the next 15 weeks. The tour will reach up to 10,000 students each day and over