The Best School Backpacks of 2017

Over the past year, we have received hundreds recommendations from students and parents across the country for a range of backpacks they feel deserve our recognition. We compiled their thoughts with one key aim: to find the most comfortable, stylish, and totally awesome school backpacks of 2017....

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The 90 Best Children’s Books of 2017

We've reached far and wide to ask the best children's authors, illustrators, book reviewers and more to tell us their favourite reads. If you’re a parent or teacher, stuck with how to keep your kids busy over the coming months then look no further. There are enough children's books here to keep even the busiest reader occupied for a while to come!...

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Three exercises to manage your mental fitness when you feel the exam pressure rising

Guest article by Tricia Maitland, giving three exercises to help get yourself into top mental shape for your exams. Becoming stressed during the exam period is something we all wish we could avoid and these exercises will help you manage exam stress....

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Are mobile devices affecting your family?

An alarming amount of pupils who took part in the survey claim that they have previously had to ask their parents to stop using their mobile devices, some even reported this happening at meal time. However only a small percentage of parents felt that they spent too much time on their devices....

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The New GCSE Grading System Explained

There is currently a lot of confusion over the changes to GCSE grading that will start with this years results. Students receiving their GCSE results this summer, will see Maths and English graded between 9 and 1, with 9 being the highest grade. We've written this short article to help shed some light on this new system......

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The 82 Hottest EdTech Tools of 2017 According to Education Experts

If you work in education, you’ll know there’s a HUGE array of applications, services, products and tools created to serve a multitude of functions in education. There are so many tools, though, that it can be difficult to keep up - especially with the massive volumes of planning and marking teachers have to do, never mind finding the time to actually teach! So how do you know which ones are the best? We decided to do a bit of research to help you out......

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5 Must Know Life Hacks for Dads

How does a new dad, or any parent, manage to stay on top of everything? This guest post by Ben Woollard of the Dad-Do blog reveals a couple of useful tried and tested life-hacks to help you cope......

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Classroom Tech: How Virtual Reality is Helping to Bring Learning to Life

The way that we learn has evolved over time, from philosophers passing on their secrets via word of mouth to the invention of the Gutenberg press and the rise of the World Wide Web. And with the 21st century well underway, tutors and teachers for all age groups have access to...

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