Charlie and the Chocolate Factory tops primary school book list

BBC – Sean Coughlan “Charlie and the Chocolate Factory is at the top of a teachers’ list of books “all children should read before leaving primary school”. The list of must-read novels has been selected by 500 teachers for the National...

Mental health of pupils a ‘top concern’ for head teachers

The Telegraph – Josie Gurney-Read ” Mental health, domestic violence and cyber bullying are among the top concerns school leaders have about pupil well-being, a new report has found. More than two-thirds of those surveyed said they were worried about their...

How to teach … To Kill a Mockingbird

The Guardian – Staff Writer “Almost all English teachers will have, at some point, taught Harper Lee’s classic To Kill a Mockingbird. The story, which explores injustice and racial prejudice in America’s deep south, has long been a staple on school...