The great outdoors

Outdoor education is said to have many benefits for young people (credit @yiodawoo)
Helen Bigham from Suntrap Forest Centre on the benefits of outdoor learning Sir David Attenborough once said: “In moments...

Learning to lead

An 'edible education' workshop at Buxton School in Leytonstone (credit This is Rubbish)
Poppy Flint from Learning for the Future Waltham Forest on how different teaching techniques can foster critical thinking Is...

Small world of difference

Local children have been interviewing family members via telephone as part of Linsey Wynton's 'Small World' project
A virtual culture project is encouraging children and teenagers to tap into family members’ memories, writes Linsey Wynton Last...

SEND cuts voted through

SEND protest by parents outside Waltham Forest Town Hall last month
Report by James Cracknell Waltham Forest Council has agreed cuts to funding for pupils with special educational needs and...

A lot in common

The Age of No Retirement co-director Dr Jonathan Collie outside The Common Room in Bakers Arms
Mike Grimshaw discovers a new community hub in Leyton At Bakers Arms, just a few yards from the crossroads,...

Kids demand change

Children from St Mary's CofE Primary School deliver their climate change messages
Linsey Wynton on how children are leading the way on the environment Children from St Mary’s CofE Primary School...