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POP UK – Book for next academic year
Bookings for 2022/2023 Bookings are now being taken for next academic year. For more details and to make a booking, go to the POP UK website.
Schools White Paper
MAT Strategy The Department for Education has today published a White Paper: ‘Opportunity for all: strong schools with great teachers for your child’. In light of the key messages in
Thy Kingdom Come 2022
Platinum Jubilee To celebrate the Platinum Jubilee and as part of Thy Kingdom Come 2022, the Church of England Education office has 500,000 free storybooks for primary school children. This
Growing Faith Roles
Vacancies The Church of England has 2 vacancies in the Growing Faith team. Please click on the links below for more details. Growing Faith Programmes Lead – Pathways | Pathways
1 day enrichment workshop Follow the link for information on the workshop Easter in a Day!
Way Maker – Free Lent Resources
Available from ABYYT With 6 weeks of content, Way Maker takes pupils on a journey through Lent, reflecting on Jesus’ ministry and his example of being a ‘Way Maker’ and serving others. The
Free Walk Through the Bible
Free programme to support the delivery of Understanding Christianity The programme, run by “Walk through the Bible” covers the key stories of both Old and New Testaments and is aimed
Free Easter Resources
Helping children understand Easter with PopUK Follow the link to access free resources for the Easter story – Palm Sunday, Good Friday & Easter Sunday THREE FREE RESOURCES (popuk.org)
SIAMS inspections suspended for January
Message from National Director of SIAMS “In view of the additional pressures with which school leaders and staff are currently dealing as a result of the rapid spread of the
Project Peace Doves
Project Peace Doves Derby Cathedral presents Peace Doves – a mass participation project that will culminate in the creation of an art installation by artist Peter Walker Sculptor suspended above the