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Curriculum content on the BGfL website will no longer be updated
Curriculum content on the BGfL website will no longer be updated

Since its launch in 2000, the Birmingham Grid for Learning website (www.bgfl.org) has strived to provide a range of high...

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Future notices regarding the services offered by the Birmingham CLC Service will be made available by visiting the ...

Taking a break...
Taking a break...

There'll be no App of the week and video of the week during the Summer break. Happy holidays, everyone!

Video of the week - Why we explore
Video of the week - Why we explore

According to Bill Nye, if you stop exploring, you're not going to move forward as a species.




BGfL will be featuring a...

App of the Week - Scribble Press
App of the Week - Scribble Press

Scribble Press for iPad is a free book creation platform that allows pupils to imagine, create and share their own...

Video of the week - Individual creativity
Video of the week - Individual creativity

What happens when you invest in your talent? The inspiring Sir Ken Robinson explores gymnast Bart Conner's story at...

App of the Week - Minds of Modern Mathematics
App of the Week - Minds of Modern Mathematics

If you have ever wondered how mathematicians and mathematics have shaped the world we live in, this is the app for you....

App of the Week - Flowers for Van Gogh
App of the Week - Flowers for Van Gogh

Flowers for Van Gogh is a free, interactive iPad app for all the Van Gogh aficionados around the world.

Features include:...

Video of the week - The power of introverts
Video of the week - The power of introverts

In a culture where being social and outgoing are prized above all else, it can be difficult, even shameful, to be an...

Video of the week - Learning to fail
Video of the week - Learning to fail

In a world preoccupied by success, these two young people talk openly about embracing failure, and see it as a useful...

 
     
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Curriculum content on the BGfL website will no longer be updated
Curriculum content on the BGfL website will no longer be updated
Split decision! It's BGfL Revision!!
Split decision! It's BGfL Revision!!
BGfL as a leading learning space
BGfL as a leading learning space
Apps for Good: Is your school or college interested?
Apps for Good: Is your school or college interested?
Notice to schools: MPLC Copyright Licence for showing videos in schools
Notice to schools: MPLC Copyright Licence for showing videos in schools
SATs? GCSEs? Which maths booster suits your learning style?
SATs? GCSEs? Which maths booster suits your learning style?
 
     
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Exam appeals change 43,500 grades
 The number of challenges to GCSE and A-level grades rose sharply this year, with a fifth leading to grade changes, says Ofqual.
 
Regular cannabis 'harms intelligence'
 Teenagers who are regular cannabis users are "impairing" their educational ability - but moderate use does not harm intelligence, say researchers.
 
Child poverty targets 'won't be hit'
 The UK risks being "permanently divided" between rich and poor unless more is done to boost social mobility, says Alan Milburn, the government's anti-poverty tsar.
 
Boarding schools issue Ebola advice
 The Boarding Schools Association has issued guidance on Ebola after some heads asked how to deal with students returning from affected countries.
 
PE cash 'can benefit obese pupils'
 Extra funding designed to boost sport in primary schools could be used to tackle childhood obesity, says Ofsted.
 
Grants for children's mental health
 Groups offering mental health support to children and young people will be able to apply for government top-up grants, say ministers.
 
     
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