Making the national curriculum more period positive

A new curriculum model has been launched in Parliament to educate all pupils on a more thoughtful approach to menstruation. Teacher and author, Chella Quint’s, plan is to start educating children about menstruation at the start of primary school through to the end of secondary school. Chella Quint is the founder of ‘Period Positive’,

IKEA encourages schools to go zero with competition

Today, IKEA has launched a competition to inspire children across the UK to create sustainable concepts for their school. The competition, ‘Let’s Go Zero’, is in partnership with the Let’s Go Zero campaign. They are a group of environmental organisations that hope to see all 32,000 UK schools be zero carbon

Sunderland College’s Immersive Space nominated for international education award

Sunderland College’s innovative 360-degree teaching and learning environment has been shortlisted for a prestigious international award.  A state-of-the-art ‘Innovation Space’, which is part of the college’s multi-million-pound redevelopment programme at its Bede Campus, is a finalist in the Education Project of the Year category at the Europe-wide 2022 Audio Visual News

COVID restrictions in education settings to end at Step 4

Further COVID-19 restrictions in education settings will end from Step 4, the Education Secretary has confirmed. As part of Step 4, expected to take place on 19 July, ‘bubbles’ will end for all children under 18, social distancing will no longer be necessary and schools will not need to stagger start and finish times, though

North of England to benefit from investment to improve school buildings

Pupils across England are set to benefit from improved school facilities with half a billion pounds being invested in school buildings this year, the north of England to receive the largest allocation. £483 million from the Condition Improvement Fund will go to 1,199 schools and the North of England will receive