Hero teacher tried to save pupil who drowned during school trip to Drayton Manor

 The inquest into the death of an 11-year-old girl who died during a school trip to an theme park heard a teacher tried to save her  Evha Jannath drowned after falling into 12ft of water when she was “propelled” from a six-seater vessel on Splash Canyon ride at Drayton Manor theme park on May 9 […]

Mark Sims on issues and gaps for pupils who speak EAL

As the National Lead for English as an Additional Language, I’m often asked by professionals: ‘What are the key issues for EAL currently?’ One of the key questions is around how well are they doing. National outcomes at GCSE would tell us that there is no gap any more, that pupils have caught up by […]

Teacher who fed live puppy to turtle in front of pupils is cleared of cruelty – News Live

A teacher who fed a live puppy to a snapping turtle in front of his terrified students has been found not guilty of animal cruelty. Robert Crosland, a science teacher at Preston Junior High School in the US state of Idaho, had been charged with misdemeanor animal cruelty back in June. The puppy had deformities […]

Teachers buying food and topping up gas meters for poorest pupils at school

Teachers at an inner-city school are topping up gas and electricity meters for hard-up families of pupils. They also buy food and clothing as desperate parents beg for help to keep kids fed and warm amid Tory cuts to benefits that are plunging more and more people into poverty. Abbey Hey Primary Academy in Gorton, […]

iPads For Pupil Engagement – Part 2 of Lane End Primary School’s Digital Journey

Assistant Head teacher, Mr Williams: We’ve now had the iPads for about half a term and we’ve been rolling those out gradually to our top and bottom of the school, so we’ve been using them with our Key stage 2 pupils, ie years 5 and 6, and our Early Foundation Years children. As we progress […]

The importance of a pupil’s voice

hello my name is Michael Brennan and I’m the founder of tootoot and today I’m going to talk to you about the importance of giving children a voice in schools specifically today there’s a number of key issues affecting children and young people around the globe bullying mental health issues cyberbullying child sexploitation just to […]