Entries by Boom

10 Poems to Read Before You Leave School

We couldn’t let World Poetry Day pass without sharing some of our favourite poems with you. From classics to more recent additions, here are 10 poems to read before you leave school (in no particular order): 10 Poems to Read Before You Leave School – in honour of World Poetry Day: 1) Daffodils  – William […]

50 years ago: Torrey Canyon Oil Spill

Here at Boomerang HQ, we like to highlight topics of interest throughout the year, especially when it comes to historical anniversaries. We do this mainly through dedicated sections in our school planners but you can help us spread the word online too! Torrey Canyon Oil Spill – What Happened? This month marks 50 years since […]

Carpe Diem Initiative: What’s It All About?

The Carpe Diem Initiative – Our Story We launched the Carpe Diem initiative because we saw an opportunity. An opportunity to inspire teens across the UK with a site unlike any other. Young minds are constantly learning, discovering and developing. Here at Boomerang Education, we understand the importance of ensuring a student’s time at school […]

New Periodic Table Elements – School Planner Update

Four new Periodic Table elements to be included:  Content research for the Boomerang 2017-18 school planners is now well underway! This will result in the inclusion of 4 new Periodic Table elements. IUPAC (International Union of Pure & Applied Chemistry) has announced the names of the new periodic table elements 113, 115, 117 and 118. These […]

Biology Challenge: Carpe Diem Competition of the Month!

What is Biology Challenge? Our competition of the month is Biology Challenge, which is a competition open to 13-15 year olds. It is the junior version of the British Biology Olympiad. The Challenge aims to encourage student interest in biology before the time comes to make post-GCSE subject choices. It is an online competition, taking place in […]

10 Growth Mindset Quotes for Teachers

We’ve put together a list of growth mindset quotes (taken from our planners) for teachers to use as inspiration in lessons. Think about ways that you can incorporate growth mindset into the pupil learning. You could stick our suggested growth mindset quotes around the classroom to encourage a positive, growth-mindset learning environment for students.