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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 […]

Exclusive Easter staff competition – win a family ticket for Little Mermaid

We’re all familiar with Disney’s animation ‘Little Mermaid’ but how about an acrobatic adaptation at York Theatre Royal this Easter? With awe inspiring and spellbinding songs this extraordinary version of the Disney classic is a must see show for everyone. Great news, WorkwithSchools have teamed up again with York Theatre Royal to offer our registered […]

Any changes on the Test the Teacher leaderboard?

Congratulations to those 8 primary schools who’ve already braved the Test the Teacher challenge and it’s hard to believe there’s only 4 school spaces left.  Based on last year’s competition we are in no doubt that those remaining schools are practising the cup stacking and swotting up on their general knowledge behind the scenes. If you think you […]

Last year’s champion leads the way

Winners of Test the Teacher 2017, Clifton Green Primary, were back again to defend their title giving a sterling performance with a very respectable score of 12!  Well done to Mr Gardiner who has proved to be a force to be reckoned with.  Check out the latest movers and shakers on the Test the Teacher leaderboard below. Mr Townend, […]

Join us at York Jobs Fair 2018

Whether you’re an experienced teacher looking for supply work,  in your final year of a PGCE considering supply teaching to build your skills and experience, or perhaps teaching assistant assignments, we can help. Why not come along and meet our team at York Jobs Fair 2018 on Wednesday 21st March 2018 from 10 am to 2pm at York […]

Whose leading the way with Test the Teacher?

With Feb half term holidays over, we’re back on track testing North Yorkshire’s teachers brave enough to take on the Minster FM Test the Teacher challenge. We received a warm welcome at Haxby Road Primary last week and watched a terrific performance from Miss Scull, which launched her into first place on the leaderboard. As […]

Brighton Rock rocked!

Thank you to all our candidates for their entries to the exclusive press showing of Brighton Rock at York Theatre Royal last week.  We had a great response and something we will be looking to repeat for future productions.  So watch this space and follow us on Facebook or Twitter for the latest competitions. Congratulations […]

Exclusive Staff competition – Win tickets for Brighton Rock

WorkwithSchools have teamed up with York Theatre Royal to offer our staff an exclusive local competition to attend the press night of Brighton Rock on Wednesday 21 February 2018 at 7.30pm. We’re delighted to offer staff the chance to scoop two complimentary tickets to experience the dark, criminal underworld of Graham Greene’s thriller Brighton Rock live on […]

Test the Teacher 2018 is in full swing

The competition has certainly begun amongst primary schools in North Yorkshire, with teachers bravely taking on the Test the Teacher challenge and battling to win £250 for their school funds. As you can see from the leaderboard below, leading the way is Mr Creasy of Huntington Primary Academy with a score of 10, closely followed by […]

Dine out before Christmas for less

29 States, the Indian Kitchen and a contemporary restaurant in York are offering our staff 20% off the food bill. Our staff can expect a distinctive dining experience at 29 States satisfying all aspects of Indian cuisine, complimenting wine selection, exceptional service and electrifying ambiance. Their menu is prudently designed to offer the diversity of India, immersed in […]

Great Christmas gift ideas for less

Our supply teachers and support staff can enjoy 15% off Christmas Cocktail Masterclasses courtesy of Kuda Bar & Club in York.  Valid up until 1 February 2018. Learn how to make 4 festive cocktails in your own private bar with one of their masterclass tenders. Cocktails include; Gingerbread Martini, Jingle Juice, It’s Christmassss & THE Mince Pie. […]

Great Work with School staff offers

We go that extra mile at Work with Schools, bringing our supply teachers and teaching assistants regular offers and discounts at local restaurants, attractions and retail outlets and many more. This week’s top offers include; Turtle Bay Restaurant & Bar – 20% off the food bill Come along and sample some authentic Caribbean cuisine in York and enjoy the bright and vibrant […]

St Lawrences Primary School test the teacher

Any changes to the leaderboard?

Has new deputy head Mr Martinez from St Lawrences primary school in York made it to the final of Test the Teacher?