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Report examines origins of ‘maths anxiety’

A recent report examines the origins of ‘maths anxiety’ among primary and secondary school students which disproportionately affects girls.
children with special educational needs

Is the UK education system equipped to look after children with special educational needs?

Where The Trade Buys conduct a study to explore how well equipped the UK education system is to look after children with special educational needs (SEN).
language and communication needs

More action required to support young people with speech, language and communication needs

Leading organisations have come together to urge the Government to do more to improve support for children and young people with speech, language and communication needs (SLCN).
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Parents lack confidence in helping their children with homework

According to new research by Oxford Home Schooling, only a third of parents feel confident helping their children with homework.
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New parents face six years of disrupted sleep

The University of Warwick found that the birth of a child has drastic short-term effects on new mothers’ sleep, particularly during the first three months after birth for new parents.
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All UK children will learn about mental health

Three new subjects will be universal from 2020 to ensure school prepares pupils for the world and all children will learn about mental health - health education, relationships education and RSE.
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Children are the basis for sustainable development

Alana Sorokin, Founder of Joseph & Alexander, suggests ideas to make sure the next generation prioritise sustainable development Children are the basis for all dimensions of sustainable development. They have a right to thrive, develop to their full potential, and live in a sustainable world. The next generation is surrounded by...
children's screen time

The changing landscape of children’s screen time

Ahead of England’s Health Secretary meeting the bosses at Instagram over the handling of self-harm and suicide content, a new report into children’s screen time use has been released today.
mental health trials

Mental health trials launch in UK schools

Up to 370 schools across the UK will join one of the largest mental health trials to boost evidence about what works to support mental health and wellbeing.
signs and symptoms of cancer

Parents call for teachers to teach children about the signs and symptoms of cancer

Two-thirds of parents think teachers should teach school children about the signs and symptoms of cancer, it has emerged
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Swim England and Everyone Active launch new three-year partnership

Swim England and Everyone Active have kicked-off 2019 by launching a new three-year partnership.
children's social workers

Funding provided to train 900 new children’s social workers

Education Secretary Damian Hinds has announced plans to fund 900 new children's social workers up to 2021.
asylum-seeking children

Meeting the complex needs of asylum-seeking children

Sue Ross explains how her team provided an environment in which unaccompanied asylum-seeking children can achieve their full potential.
special educational needs

£350 million awarded to support children with special educational needs

Children with special educational needs and disabilities (SEND) are set to benefit from an extra £350 million funding to provide specialist support and tailored facilities
autistic children

Government to improve the lives of autistic children

The government will collect evidence from autistic children, their families and their carers, for the first time, on how to improve the support they get
specific language impairment (SLI) in children

Profound insights into specific language impairment (SLI) in children

Growing up with specific language impairment (SLI) can impact a child’s development in a number of ways, argues Professor Mabel Rice of the University of Kansas in a number of profound insights
money worries

Research reveals kids worry about their parents not having enough money

To mark Talk Money week, Equifax reveals how children deal with family money worries
Sugar intake

Sugar intake in children – more than just a weight issue

Sugar intake, particularly in children, is a hot topic in the media these days. However, government data suggests that children are still far exceeding the maximum recommended sugar consumption every day
baby learning

Boom in baby learning means future looks bright 

The early years of a child’s life are some of the most important when it comes to their development, and new research has revealed that parents are more proactive with baby learning than ever before
nutritious breakfast

Thousands more school children receiving a nutritious breakfast

Thousands more children across the country are now getting a healthy and nutritious start to the day at a new or improved school breakfast club, the Children and Families Minister Nadhim Zahawi has announced today

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