Oct. 5, 2023
EU Code Week is a grassroots initiative which aims to bring coding and digital literacy to everybody in a fun and engaging way. The EU Code Week website has a range of resources and toolkits for teachers to help you get started.
If you are joining in with #EUCodeWeek we have picked activities that you can use to support coding in school on Purple Mash.
Oct. 4, 2023
The World Health Organisation recognizes World Mental Health Day on 10th October every year. The aim of the day is to raise awareness of mental health and to drive positive change for everyone's wellbeing. This year the theme is 'mental health is a universal human right.'
In this blog, we look at a selection of free resources and ideas from around the web that you can use to get involved, raise awareness, and contribute to the cause. Please feel free to share them.
Oct. 3, 2023
Each month we will be highlighting a #MashoftheMonth, this will focus on a tool or application and how it can be used within the classroom to support learning across the curriculum. During the month, if you share how you have used #MashoftheMonth, you will then be entered into a draw to win a 2Simple Goody Bag!
Oct. 3, 2023
Ada Lovelace Day celebrates the achievements of women in science, technology, engineering and maths (STEM). Held on the second Tuesday in October every year, this year it is celebrated on the 10th of October. In this blog we learn about Ada Lovelace and look at the many ways you can celebrate women in science with Purple Mash.
Sept. 29, 2023
In October, Black History Month will be explored across the country. It's a time for our young learners to immerse themselves in the annual commemoration to find out about the significant contributions and achievements of the black community in the UK.