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There are 857 notices at this time. Showing notices 161 to 170.
Schools and sun protection   

Help your school enjoy the sun safely.

Sunburn during childhood can increase the risk of skin cancer later in life, so it’s important for school children to learn how to enjoy the sun safely. Cancer Research UK has published guidance...

Go to the Cancer Research web page     15/06/2011
App of the week - Feed Me!   

Apps for preschoolers in a wide variety of languages. Basic levels are free and cover numbers, colours and objects. You feed the monster the correct answer then win treasure! New levels have to be bought as 'in app' purchases but these apps are...

Feed Me!     13/06/2011
Fairway Primary School   

The ethos of Fairway Primary School is for the pupils, staff, parents and governors to work together to encourage a real enthusiasm for learning and sense of belonging to the school community.

The school's vision is for an inclusive school...

Fairway Primary School website     Find out more about School Website of the Week    
App of the week - Kids World Maps   

Another free app - this week, a child friendly atlas iPad app with colourful maps aimed at 5-9 year olds showing mountains, lakes, rivers, etc.

Recommended by Birmingham teacher, Lisa Stevens.

BGfL will be featuring an app each week which can...

Kids World Maps     06/06/2011
Apps for Good: Is your school or college interested?   

Are you interested in an opportunity for your students to create their own apps?

Check out these apps created by students.

If you are a teacher or a student who thinks your school would be interested in running the Apps for Good programme at your...

Clore Poetry and Literature Awards   

The Clore Duffield Foundation has launched a new £1m programme to fund poetry and literature initiatives for children and young people across the UK. The Awards will run from 2011 to 2015 and will allocate amounts up to...

Go to the Awards page for full details     25/05/2011
App of the week - Hamilton Animated Tales    

This week, a free app for iPod/iPhone/iPad from Hamilton Trust of animated tales. With the app download you get a free story then you can download further stories for free.

Birmingham teacher, Lisa Stevens says, "This looks a great resource...

Hamilton Animated Tales     24/05/2011
Mini Pots of Care   

Mini Pots of Care is a fundraising activity for Marie Curie Cancer Care, giving children aged 3 - 11 the chance to learn about nature and nursing, growing daffodils in their own pots which they then decorate on ‘Mini Pots of Care Day’.

Go to the Mini Pots web page for details     19/05/2011
Daffodil Schools Challenge   

Daffodil Schools Challenge is an active citizenship and fundraising project for secondary schools and sixth form colleges.

Teams of students aged between 11 - 16 are challenged to create a unique display around the charity’s emblem, the...

Go to the challenge web page     19/05/2011
Marsh Hill Nursery School   

Marsh Hill Nursery offers a broad and rich early years curriculum based on first hand experiences where children learn, develop and explore their world, supported by a team of well qualified and experienced staff.

Marsh Hill Nursery School website     Find out more about School Website of the Week    
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