English and Humanities Teacher

English and Humanities Teacher

Are you an innovative English and humanities Teacher? Have you got good classroom ability and the skills to keep learners engaged? One of our partner schools in the Berkshire are looking for an English Teacher (with experience of teaching humanities) to start from September. The school is a smaller than average secondary school, but has […]

School Sports Day

School Sports Day

  School Sports Day season is well and truly underway. Many of the partner Schools with whom Elementa work have their sports days in the next two weeks. Physical education and sport have been shown to be important to the development of children and young people. There is proof that for children in primary school, […]

The benefits of learning outdoors

The benefits of learning outdoors

  Learning outside the classroom offers many benefits, some of which may not be immediately obvious… Young people’s education and personal development clearly benefit from learning outside the classroom. Teachers that take learning outdoors report powerful effects such as improvement in children’s behaviour as well as entire classes being excited to learn. Outdoor Learning can […]

Do secondary teachers want flexible hours?

Do teachers want flexible hours?

Today’s Education Executive article “Secondary teachers want flexible hours, report shows” suggests that there is an ‘unmet demand’ from teachers wanting to be able to change or reduce their hours according to the National Foundation for Educational Research (NFER) report. The NFER research estimates that one in six teachers would like to reduce their hours […]

Wonderful Feedback from our Partner School

Thank you

We were so pleased to receive such great feedback from the Deputy Head of one of our partner schools earlier today. “We were moderated today for our English, Writing and Maths and I just wanted to let you know how amazing your teacher has been. She had prepared some really detailed notes, had made entirely […]

Healthy Eating Week 2019

Healthy Eating Week 2019

The Elementa team are all set to join in with the 2019 Healthy Eating Week with water bottles on hand ready to ‘drink plenty’! Today is the first day of The British Nutrition Foundation’s 2019 Healthy Eating Week which runs from 10th – 14th June. Healthy Eating Week aims to raise awareness for the charity […]

National Children’s Gardening Week – let’s get planting!

National Children’s Gardening Week

Let’s get planting with National Children’s Gardening Week! This year’s National Children’s Gardening Week takes place over the May half term between 25th May and 2nd June. This is a great time to encourage children to be outdoors and engage with nature. The aim of National Children’s Gardening Week is to encourage as many schools, […]

Are you taking part in Walk to School Week?

Walk to School Week

Are you taking part in Walk to School Week this week? Walk to school week 20 – 24 May 2019 This is the 90th Walk to School Week encouraging parents to walk their children to school. As well as leaving the car at home, parents are also recommended to consider alternative options such as park […]

Elementa partner Maven helps schools with IT

Helping IT budgets go further

An important part of how we at Elementa support our schools is by helping their budgets to go further, or through reducing expenditure in certain areas. These cost savings are achieved through our strategic advice and consultancy as well as through the services of our trusted partners. Our approved partner Maven Consultancy assists our schools […]

Elementa helps schools facing challenging behaviour

Helping schools facing challenging behaviour

Elementa are proud to support schools by providing positive behaviour management strategies. Giving staff confidence, knowledge and skills to deal with the challenging situations being experienced in schools. The BBC News artice: “Teachers face weekly violence from pupils, says survey” ( https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/education-47964155 ) reports the results of members of the NASUWT teachers’ union showing that […]