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by JIM CURRAN
Fri Jan 22, 2021 10:45 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Concerns grow for children’s health as screen times soar during Covid crisis Experts say rise in sleep and eyesight problems may also be linked to increased use of digital devices https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/22/children-health-screen-times-covid-crisis-sleep-eyesight-problems-digital-...
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Jan 22, 2021 12:57 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Gavin Williamson says he hopes schools in England reopen before Easter
Education secretary promises teachers and pupils will be given two weeks’ notice to prepare

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ore-easter
by JIM CURRAN
Thu Jan 21, 2021 9:29 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Home schooling is widening attainment gap between rich and poor, finds report In better off families in England 40% of children study five hours a day, against 26% in poorer homes https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/jan/21/home-schooling-is-widening-attainment-gap-between-rich-and-poor-finds-...
by JIM CURRAN
Wed Jan 20, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Schools could reopen sooner in some parts of England, medical chief says

Concerns raised about fairness of assessment if areas such as London go back quicker

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... ests-covid
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:09 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Ministers set to halt plans for daily Covid tests in English schools
Exclusive: DfE to pause £78m programme weeks after it was unveiled as ‘milestone moment’

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... sh-schools
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Jan 19, 2021 10:31 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Fewer UK children 'school ready' after Covid nursery closures
Record proportion lack basic skills, and disruption risks widening gap between rich and poor

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... y-closures
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Jan 18, 2021 8:40 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Free fast broadband offered in UK to support home schooling
Families in 37 local authority areas with poor or no connection can get service until end of summer term

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... -schooling
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Jan 17, 2021 9:17 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Coalition of child experts urge inquiry into UK's Covid crisis

A letter to the Observer calls for an urgent review of the long-term impact of lockdowns and school closures on a generation

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... vid-crisis
by JIM CURRAN
Fri Jan 15, 2021 9:03 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Regulator refuses to approve mass daily Covid testing at English schools

Exclusive: Boris Johnson’s plan to test millions of pupils a week in disarray after concerns raised

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... in-england
by JIM CURRAN
Thu Jan 14, 2021 9:38 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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GCSEs and A-levels likely to be partly assessed by cut-down versions of exams Education secretary to look into use of ‘externally set tasks’ to help teachers in England assess final grades https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/jan/13/gcses-and-a-levels-likely-to-be-partly-assessed-by-cut-down-v...
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Jan 12, 2021 10:02 pm
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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'We feel forgotten': special needs teachers on helping England's vulnerable children Government has told special schools to stay open but not provided adequate guidance or prioritised staff for Covid vaccines https://www.theguardian.com/education/2021/jan/12/we-feel-forgotten-special-needs-teachers-...
by JIM CURRAN
Tue Jan 12, 2021 9:31 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Ofsted gets thousands of emails praising schools after minister's remarks Education secretary’s call for parents to complain if not happy with remote learning prompts deluge of positive comments https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/jan/11/ofsted-gets-thousands-of-emails-praising-schools-after-mini...
by JIM CURRAN
Mon Jan 11, 2021 9:10 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Headteachers in England forced to ration on-site lockdown learning
Survey suggests almost 50% of school leaders forced to choose which students have most need

https://www.theguardian.com/world/2021/ ... n-learning
by JIM CURRAN
Sun Jan 10, 2021 8:57 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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Few laptops, nowhere to work: remote learning at a deprived Hackney school

Teachers at the Urswick in London hope they are better prepared this time but still face huge challenges

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... ney-school
by JIM CURRAN
Sat Jan 09, 2021 9:26 am
Forum: General Forum
Topic: Life without school
Replies: 214
Views: 56192

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'I've nothing left to give': parents on home schooling in lockdown

The latest Covid restrictions in England for many mean a return to juggling commitments

https://www.theguardian.com/education/2 ... down-covid