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

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National 5 revision tips with Leckie & Leckie

Exams are always stressful – but this year’s students have the added challenge of being the first to sit the new format National 5, which places more emphasis on the final exam and less on individual unit assessments throughout the year. This means nailing those revision and exam techniques has never

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Schools failing young carers, report finds

Schools across the UK are failing children and young people with caring responsibilities, according to new research from Barnardo’s. A YouGov poll found that 40% of teachers were not confident that they would be able to identify a young carer in their class – and as a result, many young

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Beat Bullying

With children with special educational needs and disabilities twice as likely to experience bullying, how can SEN schools tackle the issue? We found out  Bullying is a problem in schools across the UK. The 2017 Ditch the Label report, which surveyed 1,020 young Brits aged 12 to 20, found that

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