123HUB News – April 2021

  Welcome to the 123HUB News for April 2021!   Here we are in April, Easter is rapidly approaching and schools continue to be very busy places.  The 123HUB can help teachers save some valuable time and assist them with finding the right quality resources. We...

National Pet Month

April is National Pet month and there are resources for use in schools to enable children to learn about keeping pets. “Research has shown that pet ownership can be particularly beneficial for children: from teaching them responsibilities and about the cycle of life,...

The Crest Awards

The Crest Awards, and more specifically the Primary challenges (ages 5-11), look to be a very interesting way to engage young learners with scientific and STEM projects. “Typically completed by 5-11 year olds, CREST Star and SuperStar challenges relate to everyday...

Easter Resources for Primary Schools

Easter resources for primary schools have been developed and are being shared from the Institute of Engineering and Technology: IET. “We are well on our way to Spring and what better way to celebrate than with eggs and chocolate, whilst still achieving your...

Grants for STEM Projects

Grants for STEM projects are being made available by the Institute of Engineering and Technology (IET). Projects for consideration need to be submitted by the 16th April. “The Engineering Education Grant Scheme (EEGS) supports UK-based educational projects which...

Mars Exploration

Mars exploration is making up a portion of the sort of news that children may well be fascinated by at the moment. There are a number of resources made specifically for children and the young! Big Deal Media’s Newsletter tells of a free augmented reality app called...

What Makes the Earth Angry?

What makes the Earth Angry? This is a great question to start a project on extreme Earth, especially when considering earthquakes, volcanoes, floods, tsunamis etc.  Lots of schools have shared planning sheets full of ideas to inspire: Eldersfield School, in...

Celebrating Easter

Celebrating Easter is likely to be the subject of RE lessons and may also be incorporated into other subjects as we get back into school routines and lead up to the Easter Holiday. The TES have gathered together many teacher-made resources linked to the Easter...

Red Nose Day 2021

Red Nose Day 2021 is coming on Friday 19th March!  “This year it’s never felt more important to have some fun and raise money to support people living incredibly tough lives. We need the power of funny to turn laughs into lasting change. So whatever you can do, please...