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by JIM CURRAN
Thu Dec 03, 2020 7:54 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53091

Re: Life without school

Students in England to get notice of exam topics after Covid disruption

Exam aids will be allowed and there will be contingency papers for pupils who have to miss exams

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... disruption
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Dec 02, 2020 3:00 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53091

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Covid-19: 22% rise in cases detected in schools but infection rate remains low
Number of positive cases rose from 31 to 38, the vast majority at primary level

https://www.irishtimes.com/news/educati ... -1.4425455
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Dec 01, 2020 8:55 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53091

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Pandemic has left legacy of child abuse and neglect, Ofsted warns

Schools unable to refer youngsters in need to local authorities during lockdown, says watchdog

https://www.theguardian.com/society/202 ... sted-warns
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Nov 29, 2020 9:49 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 206
Views: 53091

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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: 712

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: 2281

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: 1226

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: 206
Views: 53091

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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: 206
Views: 53091

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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: 206
Views: 53091

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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: 206
Views: 53091

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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: 206
Views: 53091

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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: 206
Views: 53091

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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: 206
Views: 53091

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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: 206
Views: 53091

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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