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Children aren’t lazy, just restricted

A survey, conducted by Eureka Children’s Museum in West Yorkshire, has found that although children spend a lot of time watching television they would much prefer to be playing outside. The survey asked 1456 children aged between 5 and 11 … Continue reading

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GCSE reforms for English Language and English Literature

As it stands, the majority of subjects taught in secondary schools use the traditional GCSE A*- G grading system which replaced O levels in the late 80s. GCSE’s have been criticised over recent years for not being a “respected qualification” … Continue reading

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Drug use for ADHD massively increased

Is there nothing we can do for ADHD pupils other than give them Ritalin? The issue of how to handle ADHD pupils and students is getting ever more complicated. Last year it was revealed that people with attention deficit hyperactivity … Continue reading

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Tucasi Limited – School Payments Made Easy

Total Income Management: Trips, Dinner Money, Extended Day, Communications, Lettings and Online Payments – a fully integrated solution for your School, Academy or College Tucasi have been providing innovative software to the Education sector for the last 8 years.  Our … Continue reading

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Parents rights to remove children from school for term time holidays ended

For many years parents in England have had the right to remove children from school in order for the children to go on a family holiday, or for exceptional circumstances. This right was embedded in the The Education (Pupil Registration) … Continue reading

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Help combat lost property with My Nametags

Try My NameTags  new washable colour stickers for labelling school uniform, nursery clothing and shoes. Ranging from the fresh and funky to the soft and sublime, there are new full colour designs to suit everyone; and they stay on in … Continue reading

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New BBC Service

The BBC has launched a news service for children and teenagers which is divided into subject areas. Included in the subject listings is an ICT News area which include “Click”, items on internet safety, and an area called “Technology” which … Continue reading

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Anti-bullying I Spy Campaign is being extended

A BBC Report is suggesting that the I Spy campaign, which was set up 18 months ago to bring local schools, community groups and police together to tackle bullying, is being extended to include shops and businesses. Workers in Prestatyn … Continue reading

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Does your school need a new Minibus?

The School Minibus: frustrating annoyance or brilliant solution? In some schools the parents association has, once upon a time, purchased a minibus.  It was quite likely the biggest gift from the parents to the school, ever. The only problem is … Continue reading

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Routes into the Creative Industries

The Creative Industries – entertainment media, fashion and textiles, publishing and advertising and marketing communications – have a wide variety of career opportunities where there is a need for talented and committed young people. Jobs in the Creative Industries are … Continue reading

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