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    Why schools in Devon are looking ELF-y

    Schools are increasingly looking to engage with local charities for fundraising and curriculum enrichment opportunities and one charity that's doing great work with Devon schools is Exeter Leukaemia Fund - otherwise known as ELF!

    Making school trips accessible for all pupils

    Taking part in the Heritage Ability conference at Durlston Country Park last week has really helped me understand some of the difficulties faced by disabled and deaf people when visiting heritage sites - and of course this has an impact on school trip opportunities for disabled pupils.

    Shire Hall opens its doors for first school visits

    Shire Hall, the historic courtroom in the heart of Dorchester, has delivered its first learning session to a school group from Hampshire.

    The growing Rights Respecting Schools movement and how you can be a part of it

    When you hear a pupil say, “I know my rights!”, is this a good thing or a bad thing? I bet you already have a view on this, so let me share my experience as a teacher and hopefully inspire you to become part of the movement.

    Shire Hall: a brand new heritage attraction for Dorset

    Shire Hall Dorset, the fantastic new heritage attraction and centre for learning in the heart of Dorchester, is set to open its doors next month. 

    A Schoolroom Drama

    There's a particular type of school visit experience where pupils are most definitely expected to be seen but not heard - and they absolutely love every minute!

    Castles and Coves

    Last week I happened upon a couple of interesting places that could easily be incorporated into a school visit to Weymouth.

    Assembly Planning Sheet

    Use our Assembly Planning Sheet to help plan well-paced, well-organised and engaging school assemblies to spread the word about your organisation.

    Assembly Themes Planning Sheet

    Use our Assembly Themes Planning Sheet to help you think about the topics/themes on which you could deliver schools assemblies. 

    Open Farm School Days 2018

    Open Farm School Days is a nationwide initiative to get children out onto farms and learning about where their food comes from.

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