Education

Chroma delivers Arts Therapies at Pathfield School

Pathfield School, a special school in North Devon, recently decided to partner with Chroma, the UK’s leading provider of arts therapies. Building upon the success of the existing music therapy provision within the school, Pathfield’s new partnership with Chroma has seen the commissioning of a...

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Partnership aims to boost aspirations

City College Plymouth and Millbay Academy have formed a new partnership in the bid to provide pupils with the best possible careers advice in an attempt to further raise aspirations within the Plymouth community.

Similar to the successful ongoing partnership announced last summer with All Saints Academy, the College and Millbay Academy will work together to offer pupils high-quality...

Blundells turns over new leaf with new grounds equipment

Tiverton boarding school turns over new leaf with new grounds equipment

A Tiverton boarding school has purchased a new fleet of grounds equipment after securing a six-figure funding package from HSBC UK as part of a wider overhaul of the grounds within the school’s 120-acre site.

Blundell’s School switched banks to HSBC UK in October 2020 and has used additional funding from the bank to purchase a fleet of high-quality grounds equipment, including...

Laptops for Bovey Tracey Primary School

The children of Bovey Tracey Primary School have recently been gifted the funds to purchase three laptops to aid their capacity for learning by the Bovey Tracey Masonic Lodge.

Their Charity Steward Paul McCormick said, that during this difficult time when learning within the school environment has been on hold, it has been impossible for some children to access the web due to a lack...

LiveWest

Leading housing association steps up to help Plymouth schools

Three schools in Plymouth are celebrating after receiving new laptops and funding to help children learn from home.

LiveWest, the largest housing association in the South West, is supporting the schools by donating refurbished laptops and more than £1,500 in digital grant funding.

Plymouth Mayflower Academy Primary School, Pennycross Primary School and Montpelier Primary...

Over 7,200 laptops and tablets for disadvantaged students across Devon

Pupils across Devon have benefitted from more than 7,200 laptops and tablets to date, as the government hits an important milestone in its roll-out of devices to support disadvantaged young people.

More than 1 million devices have now been delivered to schools and local authorities across England as part of a £400million investment that will support schools and young people for years...

Free government-funded training courses available to 250 adults in the South West

An additional 250 learner places have been announced on the #Train4Tomorrow Digital bootcamps which are open to adults in Devon, Plymouth, Somerset, Torbay, Cornwall and Dorset.

The #Train4Tomorrow programme is designed to help people enter highly paid growth industries in the region, such as cyber security, data science, software development, digital marketing and IT. The Bootcamps...

Colyton Grammar School

Colyton Grammar School new Teaching School Hub for most of Devon 

The team at Colyton Grammar School are delighted to announce that it has been awarded the status of Teaching School Hub by the Department for Education.

Colyton is one of 87 schools nationally that have achieved this award, which is granted to schools with a track record of exceptional pupil performance and leading training in other schools.

The new Colyton Teaching School...

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IMP Software shortlisted for BETT Awards Leadership and Management Solutions prize

Devon-based IMP Software is one of eight finalists in the running for the BETT Awards 2021 Leadership and Management Solutions category, The winners of the prestigious awards, which are billed as “a celebration of the inspiring creativity and innovation that can be found throughout technology for education”, are due to be announced at a ceremony at The Brewery in London on 16th June.

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Marine Academy makes online lessons available to all

Plymouth’s Marine Academy is leading the way with its trailblazing online learning provision – receiving plaudits in a newly-published book, and opening its sessions to all children across Plymouth.

The academy was the only school in the country to be featured in the book Teach Like a Champion Team – Teaching in the Online Classroom. Surviving and thriving in the new normal by...

Plagiarism

The Evolution of Technology and Plagiarism

There's no doubt that almost every aspect of our lives is becoming digital. Technology and the Internet are so deeply involved in our society and, of course, personal life. They are changing the ways from how we communicate to how we eat.

Plagiarism is no different!

The rising issues and questions on Plagiarism are insisting on clearing all the minds! Here, we will...