Sex education and the SEN student

This week is sexual health week and the theme is consent. Sexual abuse is more prevalent for those living with physical or learning disabilities so sex education is is even more important.  In 2015, after an investigation from the BBC’s Victoria Derbyshire programme, figures revealed that there had been 4,748 reports of sexual abuse in England against adults with disabilities two years prior. This is a drop in […]

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A decade of Girlguiding UK research reveals changing demands in education

2018 marks 10 years of the Girlguiding UK Girls’ Attitudes Survey. The survey asks girls and young women aged seven-21 their opinions on growing up as a girl.  Within the survey questions are split into seven categories: education, leadership, aspirations and role models, appearance pressures, happiness and wellbeing, social action, safety and socialising and growing up as a girl today. […]

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ILF Scotland opens new fund for young disabled people!

Building on the successful transition from ILF UK to ILF Scotland, the organisation has opened an exciting new fund (totalling £5 million per year) for young people who need support in Scotland. The Transition Fund supports those aged between 16 and 21, offering short term grants to provide opportunities that facilitate their participation and inclusion within their communities. Opportunity Ryan […]

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Acing the big reveal: results day

Across England results for GCSE’s, A-levels and AS will be coming into schools and colleges. A stressful time for everyone involved, let the adrenaline take hold and guide your students in the right direction – no matter the outcome Thousands of students nervously await the big results reveal. Emotions will be in overdrive, anxiety will consume the school walls and […]

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