Expansion of National Tutoring Programme announced

Schools will have greater flexibility to offer high-quality 15-hour tutoring courses that meet the needs of their pupils in a major expansion of the National Tutoring Programme, backed by £1 billion the government has announced.  The programme is expected to reach up to six million pupils across the country in total over the next three years

LEGO pledges £11.53m to support vulnerable children in Afghanistan and Haiti

The LEGO Foundation and KIRKBI, the owners of the LEGO Group, has announced a new £11.53m grant to support vulnerable children in Haiti and Afghanistan with partners including UNICEF, UNHCR - the UN Refugee Agency and Education Cannot Wait (ECW). Thomas Kirk Kristiansen, chair of the governing board, The LEGO Foundation,

Government back to school campaign launched

The government has launched its back to school and college campaign to set out the experience that students can ‘get back to’ from September, with restrictions such as bubbles eased to allow a full return to sport, music, drama, science experiments and being with their friends. Schools and colleges are maintaining

The Blitz – 80th Anniversary Boxset (DVD)

Our pick of what to watch and play One for the history buffs! The Blitz saw over 40,000 civilians killed and more than a million houses destroyed in London alone when the German’s conducted mass air attacks against Britain from 1940-1941. Despite an eight-month campaign, the will of the British

British Council statement on modern foreign languages GCSE results

2021 has seen a rise in entries for modern day languages with a record number of entries for Spanish for the second year running though German entries continue to decline. Vicky Gough, British Council Schools Advisor, said: “This has been another challenging year for schools, with recent British Council research highlighting the