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23 JUNE 2023

Take Your Dog To Work Day

In the spirit of Take Your Dog to work day today, we thought you might enjoy this classic video! 


In case you missed the last newsletter, here are Andys KS1 and KS2 assemblies for #PrideMonth Please feel free to edit and use bits you want for your school. KS1 focuses on “we’re all different” while KS2/3 focuses on homophobia and the need to challenge prejudice. Click to download…




What Is Revenge Bedtime Procrastination?

Revenge bedtime procrastination refers to a phenomenon in which people put off going to bed to engage in activities that they don’t have time for during the day.1 It is a way of finding time for leisure and entertainment—at the expense of sleep.

8 Tips for Getting Back to Sleep in the Middle of the Night


Sleep is an essential pillar of wellness. For optimal cognition, a minimum of 7 hours of sleep per night1 is recommended. However, we all know that sleep training a baby, stress, and traveling are just a few ways we end up getting less sleep than we need.


Use of AI in primary schools

As technology advances at an astonishing pace, it’s no surprise that it’s becoming more and more integrated into our daily lives. From smartphones to virtual assistants, technology is everywhere, and education is no exception. One area that has been gaining traction in recent years is the use of artificial intelligence (AI) in primary schools. While some may think of AI as a distant and complex concept, the truth is that it has the potential to revolutionise education in exciting ways. In this blog, we’ll explore what AI is, why it matters for primary school teachers, and how it can transform the classroom experience. So buckle up and get ready to discover the fascinating world of AI in primary education! 

Drowning Prevention Week: what children learn about water safety at school

Swimming and water safety are compulsory parts of the National Curriculum at primary school to make sure that children are well equipped to enjoy swimming and know how to keep safe in and around water.  

As we head into summer, it’s especially important that children are prepared with these skills. 

How to Be More Disciplined

Self-discipline is the ability to control your behavior in a way that leads you to be more productive and/or have better habits. It is proven to lead to increased success.1 Learning self-control and discipline early in life is helpful for decades to come,2 but it is never too late to learn how to improve your self-discipline so that your future can be a better one.

SET’s top 10 education podcasts

Along with our growing selection of episodes from The Society for Education and Training Podcast, view our list of 10 inspiring and informative podcasts aimed at professionals working across further education, vocational teaching and training.

Bike to Work Scheme

Get discount off a new bike with the Bike To Work Scheme. For more info contact 

Awareness Days:

Childrens Art Week 2023

29 June – 19 July 2023

Children’s Art Week is a UK-wide programme run by Engage, the National Association for Gallery Education.

In recent years, Children’s Art Week has taken place online, at home and in schools across three weeks in June and July. Each week focussed on a special theme.

More info  

June – Pride Month
26th – 30th June World Wellbeing Week
29th – 19th July Childrens Art Week

Tuesday 25th July National Schizophrenia
Saturday 30th July World Friendship Day

August Nothing!

September Sunday 10th September World Suicide Prevention Day



See whats happening on the National College website. 



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