We know this is a challenging time for schools and colleges but it's great to hear how you've been adapting to remote teaching. We've also been receiving some inspiring stories from our schools and colleges who are supporting their local communities, the NHS and their students.

To support and spread some positivity we'd like to share these stories with you:

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In Manchester, a Cambridge Nationals teacher and assessment specialist for Engineering design is turning his knowledge, skills and equipment to help make PPE for the NHS.

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Cambridge Nationals teachers and students at Sedgefield Community College, in County Durham, are supporting their community by making Personal Protective Equipment (PPE).

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GCSE Food Preparation and Nutrition students at Kimbolton School, in Cambridgeshire, are continuing their studies during lock-down with delicious results.

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Teachers at Harlow College, in Essex, are proud of their Cambridge Technicals Health and Social Care students who are working as key workers as well as completing their studies.

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OCR GCSE and A Level teacher, and Director of Academic Music at Mill Hill School Arijit Chakravarty has been inspired by Captain Tom to do something for the NHS.

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Shuttleworth College have been donating PPE to their local NHS. Each donation is accompanied with a selection of cards and letters handmade by the children of keyworkers while at school.

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Year 11 student Oliver, from UTC Reading,  has started producing PPE on his home printer.

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Cambridge Technicals teachers at Notre Dame Sixth Form College in Leeds, are providing Personal Protection Equipment far and wide.

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Students from Queen Elizabeth Sixth Form in Darlington, County Durham continue to support local care homes during the coronavirus.

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Students, past and present, from Imberhorne School, East Grinstead are doing what they can to help out during coronavirus

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Cambridge Nationals Teacher, Mr Greaves has produced hundreds of face shields on a laser cutter in the college’s Design and Technology workshop. 

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A Level Art & Design students from The Leys School, Cambridge, have been getting involved with the ‘Thomas Croft - Portraits for NHS Heroes’ initiative.

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St Albans High School for Girls have been going the distance to support their local community and the NHS during lockdown by donating PPE and running 100km to raise funds for a Food Bank.

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Ron Dearing UTC, in Hull, has produced thousands of face shields through collaborative effort and the goodwill of colleagues and partner companies.

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St Albans School, in Hertforshire have been bringing their community together through a series of initiatives and partnerships.

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Have a good news story of your own?

If you have any stories from your school or college, we’d love to hear them and to share your news. Share your story by email and we'll get in touch.