Sep 17, 2019 Last Updated 10:52 AM, Aug 14, 2019

A lesson on energy efficiency

It’s not just businesses that are expected to have an awareness of their carbon footprint – schools are increasingly under the spotlight too. Anna Wooster, Managing Director of renewable energy company Greenio, discusses how classrooms can cut their carbon emissions while saving thousands of pounds…
A new way of delivering high-quality schools is proving that investment in children’s wellbeing in Wales is paying off. The £8.5m Ysgol Parc y Tywyn project provides 350 school children from the Burry Port area with an outstanding new learning environment. The project is the…
Schools are our future. Within the four walls of classrooms up and down the country, young minds are inspired, useful skills are taught and new interests are forged that will be later harnessed to ensure our country’s continued prosperity.
With Britain still in austerity, public sector bodies face increasingly difficult times, both financially and operationally. Despite funding gaps getting larger, the demand for new schools, hospitals and leisure facilities continues to grow. Robbie Blackhurst, Managing Director of Procure North West, discusses how the private…
As our principal method of communication, speech allows us to interact with others, comprehend vocalisation and learn. So, when our auditory system is hindered, the communication between one person and another can be misconstrued, distorted or even unheard. For schoolchildren, acoustics play a leading role…
Luxonic recently lit the halls and classrooms of Scotland’s Faith Schools’ Joint Campus, East Renfrewshire Council’s project to bring together two previously separate faith schools onto a new shared site. Accounting for a careful budget with an energy- and cost-efficient LED management system, Luxonic sought…
Poor Indoor Air Quality (IAQ) can have a huge impact on the level of productivity and concentration in a classroom. Here Andy Williams, Technical Consultant at Jaga Heating Products UK, highlights the crucial factors that education consultants should consider when selecting a ventilation system for…
Parking for school buses and cars can be a problem outside many rural schools but not at Tondu Primary School near Bridgend, South Wales. An extensive asphalted parking area has been created next to the school with surface water drainage channels supplied by Hauraton Limited.
Science never stands still, and nor should the classrooms it's taught in. But what does the future hold for the school science lab? Will benches and Bunsen burners be replaced by spaces that to our eyes seem more science fiction than science fact? Peter Smith,…

Making a splash

At the heart of Burdett Estates community is Stebon Primary School, serving its local community and surrounding areas. Stebon Primary is a multi-faith, multi-cultural, multi-lingual school, with its pupils and staff hailing from over 20 different countries.
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