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York Community Pride Awards – vote for inspirational teachers and great schools!

WorkwithSchools are proud sponsors of both “Teacher of the Year” and “School of the Year” at this year’s York Community Pride Awards, which we have supported for the third year running. For ‘Teacher of the Year’ it’s for someone who, through their enthusiasm and commitment, can truly inspire their pupils.  To be nominated for ‘School of […]

Are you ready for a glitzy Gatsby affair?

Our client Castle Howard are hosting a wide range of fantastic events and experiences this summer and beyond, for which we’re providing seasonal staff.   The Great Gatsby takes up residence from 11th to 15th July 2018 and Castle Howard are offering an exclusive 20% discount off their adult ticket price. Originally created in York in 2015 and winner of the […]

Exclusive staff competition – are your little ones footie fanatics?

In preparation for the World Cup we’ve teamed up with York Theatre Royal with an exclusive competition for our registered staff to win a family ticket of 4 (max 2 adults) for ‘Keepy Uppy’, a show suitable for 3-7 year olds about the beautiful game.  The performance is on Wednesday 20 June 2018, for either the 11am […]

WIN a pair of tickets to Europe’s first pop up Shakespeare theatre

Win VIP tickets and step back in time to experience Shakespeare as it was in his day, in a stunning pop-up Elizabethan theatre in the historic city of York this summer. Situated beside the iconic York landmark of Clifford’s Tower, the 13-sided SHAKESPEARE’S ROSE THEATRE will offer a thrilling and intimate theatrical experience with plenty […]

WIN a family ticket for Dinosaur World Live!

Discover a prehistoric world of astonishing and remarkably life like dinosaurs at York Theatre Royal. Experience the dangers and delights of Dinosaur World in this new interactive show for all the family (ages 3+). Meet a host of impressive creatures, including every child’s favourite flesh eating giant, the Tyrannosaurus Rex, a Triceratops, Giraffatitan and Segnosaurus, […]

Test the Teacher 2018 Live Final is here!

Well it’s hard to believe that our 12 week competition has come to an end and we’ve reached the live final at Minster FM. It was a very tense morning for our four finalists but each and everyone did exceptionally well under intense pressure.  You can relive all the action by watching the video below; We can now […]

Test the Teacher finalists are revealed

The last two schools to take on the Test the Teacher challenge included Mr Bond of Applefields School and Mr Round of Hob Moor Oaks.  Check out how they performed in the videos below. Mr Bond, Applefields School Mr Round, Hob Moor Oaks Primary School I’m sure you’ll agree that both performances were brilliant and […]

Which schools will make it to the live Test the Teacher final?

The tension is mounting with only two schools left to take on the Test the Teacher challenge. Who will make it to the live final at Minster FM HQ? From the current leaderboard we can see Forest of Galtres Primary school have retained their top spot. However,  Mr Duggan at Stamford Bridge Primary has bagged third place and is through […]

The Little Mermaid goes swimmingly

Congraluations to Sarah Kurdziel, the lucky winner of our staff competition who saw The Little Mermaid on stage 4th April 2018 at York Theatre Royal. Thanks to York Theatre Royal for offering this fantastic family ticket as a prize for our staff and from Sarah said below it looked like this acrobatic, circus style adaptation of Disney’s […]

Test the Teacher prize money boosts Maths

Winners of Test the Teacher 2017, Clifton Green Primary, invited our MD Bill Colman along to their school to show us what they’d spent the WorkwithSchools £250 prize money on. The school have invested in a software system called TTRS  (Times Tables Rockstars) that’s made a massive impact on how the children grasp mathematics and […]

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