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Premier League football kit gifted to girls across England and Wales

12th April 2024

Girls in primary schools across England and Wales will receive a brand-new Premier League football kit, as part of the League’s ongoing support for women’s and girls’ football. Schools involved in the Premier League Primary Stars education programme are able to apply to receive the...

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Water vole watchers’ needed to survey local waterways

10th April 2024

Help is needed across the country to protect Britain’s fastest declining mammal, before it’s too late. Wildlife conservation charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling for volunteers in all corners of England, Scotland and Wales to survey endangered water voles,...

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Wildlife Pathways, Wildlife Crossings

3rd April 2024

Scientists report that one in six species in the UK are at risk. The State of Nature report last year highlighted the decline of plants and animals and the degradation of habitats from wetlands to wildflower meadows and woodlands. The good news is that you can make a difference, however small or large...

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A new ‘Tree of Trees’ inspired by A.A. Milne’s Winnie-the-Pooh to be unveiled in Ashdown Forest

27th March 2024

A major new installation inspired by Winnie-the-Pooh’s latest adventure Tales from the Forest is to be unveiled in Ashdown Forest today. The ‘Tree of Trees’ is a majestic, ten-foot high sculpture of a tree made using recycled wood harvested from the forest and featuring over 1,400 leaves...

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Drawing, design and building beautiful homes with George Clarke

22nd March 2024

Primary Times talks all things houses and homes with architect, writer, and television presenter George Clarke, following the release of his new children’s book ‘How to Build a Home’ As perhaps one of Britain’s most successful architectural TV presenters, George is hugely passionate...

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Why schools love Bikeability Scotland

21st March 2024

Last year a record 60,000 children took part in Bikeability Scotland cycle training, more than the population of Livingston and more than the capacity of Tynecastle and Easter Road combined. Cycling Scotland spoke to pupils at Ferryhill Primary in Drylaw, Edinburgh to find out more. The first thing...

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Diversity, differences and the importance of inclusion with George Webster

20th March 2024

Primary Times speaks with actor, presenter and CBeebies star George Webster, following the release of his newest children’s book ‘Why Not?’ As a BAFTA-winner and the first ever CBeebies presenter to have Down syndrome, George is keen to raise awareness and share his passion for representation...

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Pyjamarama 2024: Registrations are open for the ultimate reading day!

14th March 2024

BookTrust, the UK’s largest children’s reading charity, is inviting primary schools, nurseries, community groups, families, and libraries to jump into Pyjamarama 2024. BookTrust’s mission is to get children reading regularly and by choice because research shows that children who...

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Unlock a world of adventure with Ultimate Activity Camps!

13th March 2024

Ultimate Activity Camps cater to children aged 4 to 14, providing Monday to Friday camps from 8 am to 6 pm filled with thrilling adventures (fees apply). Our Ofsted-regulated camps assure parents of a fantastic and well-cared-for experience. Whether it's sports, survival, art, or tech, our...

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A passion for performing arts

10th March 2024

The performing arts is a term that can cover many creative disciplines and activities, for example dance, drama and music, performed to an audience. This can also include things like musicals, ballet and opera, as well as magic and circus acts! With World Theatre Day coming up on March 27th, it’s...

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Dogs, dancing, and daring to embrace our differences with Gemma Atkinson

10th March 2024

Primary Times speaks with popular actress, radio host and TV presenter Gemma Atkinson about the importance of trying new things and following your dreams, as seen in ‘Dogs Don’t Dance’ Having risen to fame through her time starring on Hollyoaks, Gemma also co-presents CBeebies'...

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Everyone Active’s Kids Pass offer

8th March 2024

Great news for those who love getting value for money – you can grab extra bonuses when you book swimming lessons, a sports course or hold a children’s party. Leading operator Everyone Active runs 10 leisure centres in Leicestershire in partnership with local councils, which offer a wide...

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Cracking reads this easter

8th March 2024

Step into the magical world of Maggie Sparks: the mischievous little witch who turns every day into an adventure! Join Maggie as she learns how to tackle school, make friends and most confusing of all: understand her emotions – when she’s not facing dragons and meeting aliens, that is!...

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Volunteers needed for spring wildlife survey in gardens and other green spaces

5th March 2024

This spring, leading wildlife conservation charity People’s Trust for Endangered Species (PTES) is calling for volunteers across the UK to take part in its popular annual Living with Mammals survey, in a bid to track changes in our wildlife. Volunteers are needed to record sightings of any wild...

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It's time to make measles a disease of the past

5th March 2024

The number of young people catching measles has risen Measles is an infection that spreads very easily and can cause serious complications in some people, such as meningitis or sepsis. Having the MMR vaccine is the best way to prevent it. Measles symptoms include high fever, sore, red, watery eyes,...

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