Education Primary and Secondary

11 Plus for Parents

Offers information for parents on the types of questions used in the 11 Plus exam, with practice worksheets.

Best Evidence Encyclopaedia

Presents unbiased reviews of research-proven educational programmes for primary and secondary education.

The Cambridge Primary Review

Official site for the comprehensive enquiry into English primary education published in 2009; includes background resources, news, and how to order.

Eco-Schools Scotland

A guide to Scotland's participation in an international initiative designed to encourage whole-school action for the environment. Provides resources, news, details of training available, and contacts.

Education Group Ltd

Offers educational services to primary schools including class music teachers, foreign language teachers, music, dance and arts workshops and after school clubs.


Resources and support for teachers, governors and parents involved in planning school trips or off-site activities.

Eleven Plus Exams

Offering advice and explanations of the 11+ exam system, with active discussion forums.

ESSA - English Secondary Students’ Association

For students aged 11 to 19 years old; works to support young people's voice on issues which affect their lives at school or college.

Family Links

A national charity that trains parenting support workers and school staff to use the Nurturing Programme, to support emotional health and wellbeing for adults and children; describes their programmes and services, with contacts.

Future First

Works to set up engaged and active alumni networks for secondary schools and colleges. futurefirstorg

Into University

Operates a variety of programmes in disadvantaged areas aiming to help young people aspire to university. intouniversity


Charity which helps children who have suffered seriously at home or at school, or are at risk in some way, to attend independent boarding or day schools, or state boarding schools.

The Learning Challenge Curriculum

Provides tools to support an approach to structuring and delivering the curriculum to build greater learner involvement; includes details of subscription, FAQ, and free samples.

Move 627

An online library of resources for parents, schools and health professionals to support young people in the transition from primary to secondary; includes sections of dealing with young people with ADHD and other developmental disorders.

My Local School

Welsh Assembly government site offering parents in Wales data about all Welsh schools.

New Schools Network

Non profit organisation which supports the setting up of new, independent, free schools in the UK. Offers step by step advice, news and contacts map.

Nurture Group Network

Offers support and training for professionals running nurture groups in early years, primary, and secondary settings. Includes publications, conference information and contacts.

Parent View

Ofsted site which solicits parent opinions on twelve different aspects of their child's school.

Pupil Voice Wales

Contains information for adults and for children of all ages about how to get involved in the running of their school.

Skill Force

Education charity working with young people in UK schools who are in danger of leaving school without the skills and qualifications they need. skillforceuk


Christian charity which runs education centres for children who have been excluded from school. tlg_org

VisionWorks for Schools

Offers programmes to equip pupils with the social and emotional skills to make positive choices about their learning; provides samples of their materials and a list of schools using them, details of training, newsletters, testimonials, free resources, and contacts.

The Welsh Heritage Schools Initiative

Holds an annual competition for heritage projects in schools in Wales; includes key dates and entry advice.

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