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The Purple Mash classroom display competition

December 28, 2016, 4:30 pm

We’re on the hunt for the world’s best classroom wall display that features Purple Mash. Show off this seasons work and you could soon be showing off this seasons wardrobe, as the winning teacher will receive a £250 shopping voucher for a retailer of their choice!


Get personal with the 2Respond Creator

December 6, 2016, 10:45 am

You can now create your own 2Respond activities with the 2Respond Creator. Captivate children with emails from any character you create, and amaze them with your own pre-programmed responses to their replies.


Results of the Festive Card Competition!

December 1, 2016, 6:00 pm

In 2015 we had just over two thousand entries, this year we had over six thousand! Each and every one was packed full of festive charm. A massive well done to all the children who took part! It was tough, but after much deliberation we have finally picked our winners.


Tap into the true potential of Text Toolkit

October 31, 2016, 12:15 pm

If you’re looking for a new way to liven up literacy for even the most disinterested child, Text Toolkit has the answer.


Introducing 2Blog

2Blog gives schools an online space where they can share, view and comment on learning. As well as sharing text and pictures, children can embed their Purple Mash projects.


The Festive Card Competition 2016

The Purple Mash Festive Card Competition is back and it’s going to be even more magical than last year. To make sure we have time to get the cards printed, all entries must be submitted by November 27th 2016.


The results are in for the 3D Printing Competition!

October 21, 2016, 12:15 pm

Over five thousand pieces of work were submitted from all around the world. We looked at each design carefully and narrowed it down to seven finalists spanning Key Stages 1 and 2, but there could only be one winner....


Introducing Mini Mash

September 8, 2016, 9:30 am

Mini Mash is a brand new learning resource for nursery and reception aged children and is included as part of your Purple Mash subscription at no added cost.


The Purple Mash 3D Printing Competition

When children design something great in 2Design and Make, they have a new way to make the design come to life as a three-dimensional object - 3D printing! We love getting out the scissors and pritt stick* as much as anybody but we're very excited about this distinctly cutting-edge option. So excited, in fact, that we're giving away a 3D printer.


No iPad? No problem!

August 2, 2016, 2:00 pm

We're excited to announce a brilliant new feature in 2Build a Profile – observations by desktop!