How Parents Can Help Kids Develop STEM Skills

While teachers and schools will do everything they can to help the children they teach develop their science, technology, engineering and mathematics (STEM) skills, including by making use of PPA cover in Manchester where it’s appropriate, there are things parents can be doing too. A recent article in The Conversation highlighted five things parents can […]

Primary School Teaching Mandarin

It’s well known that it’s difficult for primary schools to include many additional subjects outside of the school curriculum, which can include foreign languages. However, it’s also acknowledged that learning a language from a young age can be incredibly beneficial. One primary school has started teaching its year five pupils Mandarin, using an innovative programme […]

Sport ‘A Necessity’ In Schools

Providing high-quality sporting opportunities in schools of all sizes and for pupils of all ages is a necessity and should be considered an entitlement in our schools. That’s the opinion of Association of School and College Leaders (ASCL) general secretary Geoff Barton, who wrote for the TES that sport has a number of benefits for […]