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The Importance of Art and Design in the Curriculum

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Art and design is something we take for granted in our children’s school curriculums. We picture young children donning overalls for a spot of messy play, and we imagine classrooms of teenagers carefully sketching props and photographing their school playing fields for GCSE projects. In fact, that’s the very reason that suppliers like this one […]

The Importance of Text and Visual Learning

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Minimalism (a deliberate lack of decoration or adornment in design) is a trend that’s been sweeping through our homes, our wardrobes and even our social media feeds. But can you imagine what a minimalist classroom would look like? Well, while minimalism is sometimes a good thing (de-cluttering can make concentration easier to sustain), it’s thought […]

How to Survive The Christmas Term

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Research collated by teacher recruitment service Edustaff has revealed teaching as one of the most rewarding, yet stressful, careers to be involved with over the Christmas period.  Researchers found that although 85% of teachers loved their jobs, the stresses and workload of the classroom, especially over the festive period, was a leading factor as to why many […]

Twins World Records

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Twins and multiples are amazing, here we have selected just some of the official world records as of 2015!  See the complete list here. Most consecutive generations   Three families hold this record: Within the Rollings family (UK) there have been four consecutive generations of twins born from 1916- 2002. The first were Elizabeth and […]