Why we’re smiling

Why we’re smiling

We are delighted that our new Key to the National Curriculum KS1 and KS2 geography resources are going down so well! We were thrilled to have been highly commended at the Geographical Association Publishers’ Award  earlier in the year and are equally pleased that the...
Importance of Teaching Cultural Diversity

Importance of Teaching Cultural Diversity

Two areas that directly impact student success are classroom and school culture. Taking that into account it is vital that both classroom and school culture reflect, understand and celebrate diversity. For teachers, teaching cultural diversity isn’t always an easy...
The Benefits of Global Learning

The Benefits of Global Learning

Global learning offers excellent teaching opportunities to those working for academies and schools in the UK. If your school hasn’t adopted the global learning model, the information on this page will help to highlight the benefits for both students and teachers.We...

Under the Baobab tree

Thoughts from Ric and Ann Sims , unpaid Teaching Assistants for the week. A big thank you to Des and Pam for inviting us to join them for a Gambian Cocktail. A cocktail of enthusiasm, dedication, kindness, endless energy and fun.  It was uplifting to witness the work...
Recycled aluminium ladles

Recycled aluminium ladles

In The Gambia there is a thriving industry based on recycling of waste aluminium to produce a range of kitchen and other goods including aluminium ladles. Recycling here is not a duty, like it is in the first world, but a real economic necessity. The cost of imported...