Dentists call for pudding and soft drink ban in schools

Dentists say puddings and soft drinks should be banned from school meals if the Scottish government wants to improve children’s health.  The Faculty of Dental Surgery of the Royal College of Physicians and Surgeons of Glasgow (RCSPG) is calling for excess sugar to be cut from school meals. The faculty were consulted as part of a proposed regulation to combat […]

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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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Teachers are bringing in the new year this September

New research has revealed that 87 per cent of teachers are bringing in the New Year in September instead of January.  The poll by online educational publisher Twinkl asked more than 3,000 teachers when the New Year begins for them. A second poll asked what their resolutions were. The top aspirations included better work-life balance, not working evening and weekends, […]

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The big results day guide

Tuesday 7 August, 2018. The date you and your pupils have been working towards for months. Finally, it arrives and the results are in. As the nerves and excitement bubble over make sure you ace the big reveal. Across Scotland certificates will be getting delivered or the ping of a phone will have an unread SQA text. The suspense is too much to handle, almost like […]

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British children facing handwriting crisis

Recent national newspaper reports have stated that children are starting school without the hand strength to use a pencil due to an increasing use of technology from a young age. This follows reports over the last few years that children of senior school age are struggling with poor handwriting, which has a knock-on effect on their exam results due to […]

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