We're delighted to announce that there are now 100 Virtual Schools across the country whose children in care are using nimbl to access high-quality education resources! For dislocated children and young people, this suport is crucial.
This October was National Bullying Prevention Month, where charities, schools and communities came together to raise awareness and help prevent bullying among children. We too have been busy this month producing resources for both children and adults that can help them understand and deal with bullying.
Today is the 951st anniversary of the Battle of Hastings, when William, Duke of Normandy, won a historic victory against the Anglo-Saxon King Harold Godwinson. We take a look at what we're taught about this event, and what we not so familiar with...
The summer holidays give children the time to rest, recharge and enjoy spending time with friends and family. But September is already looming and it's time for young people to start getting back into the learning mind-set once again.
In honour of our new history publications we’re celebrating all things historical in this blog post!
With the summer holidays upon us, parents/carers may find themselves at a loss as to how to keep children entertained but also learning. Getting into history could be the answer!
There are many reasons parents and carers choose to home educate their children. It may be for philosophical or religious reasons, to cater for a child’s special needs, unhappiness or anxiety at school, or because home education can offer a way of learning that schools can not.
Being a teenager can be stressful. Not only do you go through a whirlwind of physiological changes, but life also hands you the added inconvenience of standardised testing. Thousands of students around the country have been sitting GCSEs and A-levels this June and many still have more to go.
Here at Pearson Publishing we are saying ‘Happy Birthday’ to nimbl, the powerful app behind our mobile resources for pupils and staff. In three short years, nimbl has grown to offer a diverse and full range of titles, while as always allowing effortless tracking and flexible offline learning.
Last month, BBC Three launched a new programme. ‘Kicked Out: From Care to Chaos’ follows care leaver Rebecca Southworth as she revisits her history in social care and asks why so many Children in Care are insufficiently equipped to deal with adult life. The programme is a shocking watch, to say the least. But it also raises questions about what we can do to support care leavers on the road to independence.
The stress is over – the SATs are finished! But parents and teachers alike are sometimes lost for what to do with their Year 6 pupils. How can you give them their well-earned fun while ensuring they are learning?
Written by headteacher and best-selling writer Ali Dakin, our ever-popular series of resources for spelling, punctuation and grammar have now been updated to reflect changing requirements and school practices.