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by JIM CURRAN
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

Christmas Covid testing for UK students a ‘recipe for chaos’, says union

There are fears that inaccurate test results could help the virus to spread from campuses to homes

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... says-union
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Nov 27, 2020 11:46 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: How to improve the school results
Replies: 0
Views: 225

How to improve the school results

How to improve the school results: not extra maths but music, loads of it
A Bradford primary school wants the world to know its newfound Sats success is down to giving all children up to six hours of music a week

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... c-bradford
by JIM CURRAN
Thu Nov 26, 2020 10:09 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: England's exam system is broken
Replies: 7
Views: 1175

Re: England's exam system is broken

Private schools record biggest rise in top A-level grades in England

Data reveals state schools and colleges came off worse despite U-turn to make results fairer

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... es-england
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Nov 23, 2020 10:29 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: White working-class pupils and educational achievement
Replies: 2
Views: 504

Re: White working-class pupils and educational achievement

'You need someone on the inside': the state school students helping peers into Oxbridge

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... o-oxbridge
by JIM CURRAN
Sat Nov 21, 2020 9:04 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

Layoffs and bankrupt schools: headteachers in England warn of Covid consequences The extra costs of keeping children safe must be paid by the government, say unions. Plus: one school opens its books to show the extent of the problem https://www.theguardian.com/education/2020/nov/21/layoffs-and-bankr...
by JIM CURRAN
Sat Nov 21, 2020 8:51 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

Parents worried about Covid forced to home-educate or face fines
Families with vulnerable members told children have to attend school full-time or deregister

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... face-fines
by JIM CURRAN
Thu Nov 19, 2020 8:46 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

UK teachers and pupils are bone tired … and now they're freezing cold

Open windows are recommended to combat Covid – but where is the government money to keep schools warm?

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ezing-cold
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Nov 18, 2020 8:40 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

Exodus of exhausted headteachers predicted in England after pandemic

NAHT poll finds almost half plan to leave prematurely and 70% say job satisfaction has fallen in past year

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... r-pandemic
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Nov 16, 2020 8:28 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

Half of schools in England drop nativity plays because of Covid

Survey shows some schools are filming plays outdoors or opting for virtual performances

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... e-of-covid
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Nov 15, 2020 2:16 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

Teachers in England: how has the government's coronavirus catch up money impacted you? We’d like to hear from teachers, school leaders and parents in England about the impact of the government’s £1bn fund to help students “catch up” from missed teaching during the pandemic https://www.theguardian.co...
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Nov 13, 2020 8:23 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

England: 'shocking' decline in primary pupils' attainment after lockdown

Analysis of tests shows younger and disadvantaged children hardest hit by school closures

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... r-lockdown
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Nov 10, 2020 8:43 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

Children regressing and struggling mentally in lockdown, says Ofsted

Some younger ones forgetting basic skills, and older children losing fitness and reading ability

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ays-ofsted
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:46 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

UK students: how are you affected by the lockdown in England?

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... rsity-life
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Nov 08, 2020 9:45 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: England's exam system is broken
Replies: 7
Views: 1175

Re: England's exam system is broken

Private and state schools bid to kill off GCSEs

A coalition of educators seeks alternative exams after summer algorithm chaos during Covid crisis

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -off-gcses
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Nov 06, 2020 9:27 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 162
Views: 39650

Re: Life without school

Nearly half of teachers in England worried about Covid safety

Calls for new risk assessments to be conducted in schools as second lockdown begins

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ty-schools