Education

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Nearly 9 out of 10 parents say their child’s school handled COVID-19 well

A large majority of parents (87%) think that their child’s school has handled the pandemic well, according to Ofsted’s annual Parents Survey for 2021, published today.

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Ofsted

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20 May 2021

This year’s survey asked a set of questions about the impact of COVID-19, and also found that 7 in 10 parents had received guidance or training from...

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New parenting book to get kids talking

A new, illustrated, hardboard book has been launched to aid and develop children’s speech. Published by Little Frog Media, DeeDee and DanDan’s Busy Day is an interactive reading book that has been written by parents of a late talking child.

Following extensive research into how best to support and encourage their son’s vocabulary, Aneta and Mariusz Wojcik established that reading to...

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EXPLORER AND AUTHOR LEVISON WOOD CHAMPIONS CHILDREN’S LITERACY CHARITY SCHOOLREADERS ‘RACE FOR READING’ CAMPAIGN

Schoolreaders, a national children’s literacy charity, is delighted to announce that British explorer and author Levison Wood is championing its RACE FOR READING campaign. The campaign aims to raise vital funds to be able to support more primary school children with their reading skills. Before the pandemic 1 in 4 children was leaving primary school with poor literacy skills and school...

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Pioneering ‘Nature Friendly Schools’ launches new phase to boost children’s learning at a critical time

Pioneering ‘Nature Friendly Schools’ launches new phase to boost children’s learning at a critical time

Almost 30,000 school children from disadvantaged areas are set to enjoy classes in nature this spring in a ground-breaking outdoor learning project spearheaded by The Wildlife Trusts. Nature Friendly Schools gives children from some of the poorest communities in the country...