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Society reveals 'deeply unfair disadvantage’ face masks are having on deaf children

The National Deaf Children’s Society has stepped in with a list of actions the Government should take to help deaf children while face masks are used in classrooms.

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Forgotten Girls: The Reluctant Girl Readers 

More than 2 in 5 (44%) girls aged 8 to 18 say that they don’t enjoy reading, according to a new report(i)Forgotten Girls: The Reluctant Girl…

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Oldham primary school achieves top art teaching accreditation

Oldham-based Lyndhurst Primary and Nursery School has been awarded The Artsmark Award having demonstrated an ongoing commitment to quality and diversity in arts and culture…

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Covid-19 impact on the lives of young people

‘Andrea Greystoke is the Founder of Abercorn School, a leading independent school which has recently announced its expansion to accommodate an older age group in response to an…

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Outstanding-rated Academy educating sick pupils could close after “deeply flawed” Cornwall Council contract decision

One of the country’s leading academy trusts launched a legal appeal at the High Court against a decision by a county council that could lead to the closure of an academy that…

Girls on Track UK Unites at TeamSport Manchester

Girls on Track UK Unites at TeamSport Manchester

One hundred girls from ten schools in and around Manchester enjoyed a rare and enviable opportunity last week (11 November 2021) to spend time honing their racing skills around…

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Classroom coding goes into orbit: Astro Pi Challenge allows students to run experiments on the International Space Station

Two upgraded Raspberry Pi computers are set to be launched to the International Space Station (ISS) this December, enabling young people aged 19 and under to run scientific…

Tomorrow's Engineers Week Schools COP Logo - as Young people discuss engineering a way out of climate change

Young people discuss engineering a way out of climate change

Over 24,000 students take part in virtual event

Thousands of secondary school students have sent a resounding message to decision makers about the ideas needed…

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Wates appointed to £7bn schools construction framework

Wates maintains long partnership with Department for Education. Wates Group has cemented its long association with the Department for Education (DfE), with the announcement of its appointment to 11 lots of the DfE’s new 2021 Construction Framework (…

Sarah Holmes

Hounslow Council is encouraging professionals to come forward and foster children and young people

As part of a national drive, Hounslow Council is encouraging professionals to come forward and foster children and young people in our care. People foster for a number of reasons, but it’s overwhelmingly because they want to make a difference to a…

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Facing the Cyber Threat in the Education Sector

Cyber security has long been a challenge for the Education sector, but with the recent increase of cyber attacks against academic institutions, awareness and action is urgently needed now more than ever.  Schools and universities can be lucrative…

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Head Teachers Role in Controlling Legionella in Schools

Author: Craig Morning, Senior Consultant, Water Hygiene Centre Ltd If you are a Head Teacher what are your responsibilities in relation to preventing or controlling Legionella in your school? To answer this question, it might be easier to split…

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