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Primary School children graduate from Accrington and Rossendale College's Junior University

Primary School children graduate from Accrington and Rossendale College's Junior University - 20-06-2018

Year 5 pupils from Peel Park Primary School celebrated their bright futures with a graduation ceremony at Accrington and Rossendale College.
Thousands of SEN children left without school places

Thousands of SEN children left without school places - 18-06-2018

Dozens of councils across the country have called on the education secretary to urgently boost special needs funding as thousands of children have been left at home waiting for school places.
1000 work experience days created as students gain industry insight

1000 work experience days created as students gain industry insight - 15-06-2018

One thousand work experience days are to be created as part of a new initiative to educate young people about career opportunities in the manufacturing sector.
The FIFA World Cup vs GCSE revision

The FIFA World Cup vs GCSE revision - 14-06-2018

Research from Oxford and Bristol Universities has shown that in evenly-numbered years – when the World Cup or the Euros are on – GCSE grades dip. This year, there is an added twist – not only does the World Cup overlap with GCSE exams, the difficulty of the GCSE exams has been ramped up.
A School For Global Leaders of the Future

A School For Global Leaders of the Future - 29-05-2018

A high powered international school is being launched in the Middle East with the express mission of creating political and social leaders who can contribute to conflict resolution and environmental security around the world.
The UK still has a problem with maths but it’s not attitude

The UK still has a problem with maths but it’s not attitude - 24-05-2018

11-16 year olds show passion for maths in a poll, raising new questions about the UK’s underwhelming performance in international league tables for numeracy.
Children teaching parents coping strategies for stress

Children teaching parents coping strategies for stress - 23-05-2018

Schoolchildren are giving stressed out parents ways to help improve their mental wellbeing during Mental Health Awareness Week.

Get year 7s and 8s excited about reading again - 23-05-2018

Bookbuzz is a reading programme that supports schools to encourage reading for pleasure. The programme is suitable for schoolchildren aged 11 - 13, regardless of their reading ability or learning needs.
New ‘gold-standard’ GCSEs geared toward employers

New ‘gold-standard’ GCSEs geared toward employers - 15-05-2018

Hundreds of thousands of pupils are preparing to take new, more rigorous GCSE exams this week, which are on a par with the best performing education systems in the world, the School Standards Minister announced today.
‘Poverty-proofing’ of the classroom starts with teachers

‘Poverty-proofing’ of the classroom starts with teachers - 15-05-2018

Teachers have been told not to ask a classroom of children what they did at the weekend an attempt to “poverty proof” schools.
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