Blog and Podcast

Former Sheffield research scientist encourages schoolchildren to support heart charity

A former Sheffield research scientist who’s PhD was funded by the British Heart Foundation is now encouraging thousands of primary school children to raise money for the charity. Dr Fran Barnes, who works for Cornerstones Education, has written a science project called ‘Blood Heart’ which has been sent to more than 1,100 primary schools in… Read more

Outstanding Hardwick Primary School

OUTSTANDING in all areas was Ofsted’s verdict on Hardwick Primary School following inspection earlier this year (May 2014). This ringing endorsement of the Derby school was all the more impressive given that it was operating under special measures just 18 months previously and had been judged to ‘require improvement’ at their last inspection just over… Read more

Cornerstones team shortlisted for award

Cornerstones Education has been shortlisted for a business growth award after more than doubling the number of schools it works with in the last year. Cornerstones Education supplies creative curriculum teaching and learning materials to primary schools across England and Wales. The company has increased the number of schools it supplies from 500 schools to… Read more

Online resources to help teachers prepare lessons

A Barnsley education company has worked with a digital design agency to create an innovative online resource which helps teachers prepare high quality lessons more quickly. Cornerstones Education supplies more than a thousand schools with creative curriculum teaching and learning materials in hard copy format. It has now launched a digital hub to be used… Read more

Welcome Ruth Linden to our team!

We’ve welcomed a new member to our team of schools consultants & meet Ruth Linden and read all about her appointment in our press release here: A former teacher who ran her own business for 14 years has been recruited by Barnsley-based creative curriculum suppliers, Cornerstones Education. Ruth Linden has been appointed to a newly-created… Read more

Cornerstones Secures First International Customer

Ayious Nikolaos Primary School in Cyprus has become our first international customer. A fast-growing Barnsley-based education company which supplies a thousand schools in the UK has secured its first customer overseas. A Cyprus school which educates the sons and daughters of British Armed Forces personnel has signed up for Cornerstones’ creative curriculum learning materials. The… Read more