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outdoor lesson ideas

Outdoor Lesson Ideas: Stomp Rocket For Teaching Science & Maths

As much as Mark Mate is designed to help you in the classroom, not all lessons take place inside. Seeing as summer is still kind of here (allegedly), we wanted to continue our theme of outdoor lesson ideas. Today, we thought we’d explore some rocket science. Don’t worry though, you won’t need NASA-level experience for this fun and engaging science experiment. You’ll just need a group of willing students and a few easy-to-find pieces of equipment.

school pe

School PE Fitness Tests Could Be A ‘Waste Valuable Time’

A new report has shown that school PE fitness tests could be a waste of time. According to the study, fitness tests don’t help students learn.

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Does more work need to be done on reducing teacher workload?

Reducing Teacher Workload: Heads and Teachers Disagree On Results

A new government survey shows that school leaders and teachers disagree on what action has been taken to reduce teacher workload, if any.

ESFA tender for organisations to supply, manage and accredit Schools Resource Management Advisers (SRMAs)

Repair Money For Schools Comes With Caveats

Schools being offered essential maintenance funding from the government have been hit with unexpected conditions.

Is It Time To Change PE?

There was nothing worse than having to go outside in shorts and a t-shirt to play rugby in the dead of winter (for some of us at least!). But play rugby we did, or football or cricket or whatever sport had to be ticked off that week. That’s the way PE was and has been for years upon years. But now, if you ask Lings Primary School in Northampton, it’s time for a change.