Celebrating Maths in School

Feb. 26, 2024

There are many fantastic opportunities to celebrate maths in school, including national and international maths day and maths weeks. Whenever your school chooses to celebrate maths, use this blog to gather ideas and find exciting resources.

Celebrating Maths in School with 2Simple
World Wildlife Day - 3rd March

Feb. 21, 2024

On March 3rd, it is World Wildlife Day, a time to celebrate and raise awareness of the world’s wild animals and plants. The theme for World Wildlife Day 2024 is ‘Connecting People and Plant: Exploring Digital Innovation in Wildlife Conservation’, and the focus is on how digital conservation technologies can help wildlife conservation. There’s a wide range of educational resources available within Purple Mash that support the theme that you can use to celebrate World Wildlife Day.

World Wildlife Day blog
Purple Mash Mashcot Competition 2024

Feb. 20, 2024

Design the Next Purple Mash "Mashcot"
Are you ready to embark on an artistic adventure that could leave a lasting mark on Purple Mash? We're thrilled to announce our latest competition, to design Purple Mash's mascot, or "mashcot" as we're calling it.

Mashcot FB
Game On for the 2024 Games Design Competition

Feb. 20, 2024

Our Games Design competition is back! The 2024 Purple Mash Games Design Competition will give children the opportunity to showcase their creativity and skills in teams of 6 to create a game with the theme of Around the World.

Games Design blog
An Interview with the Author

Feb. 19, 2024

Antony Wootton is the author of Buster's Blitz, a fantastic Serial Mash book for upper KS2. Buster's Blitz tells the story of a young boy and his beloved dog during WWII. It is a fast paced, yet moving, story that looks at a very well known historical event from a unique perspective. This is the first book that was written by a guest author on Serial Mash. Find out more about Buster's Blitz from the author himself...

An Interview with the Author