• Schools must be prepared for pupil-on-pupil sexual assault

    It’s an uncomfortable subject for many, but a recent court case has highlighted the need for schools to have robust guidelines in place that address the problem of sexual abuse perpetrated by young children, says Emma Bannister Dean With Barnardo’s reporting to the House of Commons science and technology committee that children as young as

    5.00 Dec. 1st, 2018 | Opinion

  • Primary schools relying on fundraising to deliver basic education

    More than four in ten Kent primary schools are dependent on fundraising to deliver basic education for their pupils new research has found, and one charity believes the problem stretches nationwide. In 2018, 43 per cent of primary schools in Kent reported that they were reliant on fundraised income to deliver day-to-day, statutory teaching activities,

    12.00 Aug. 15th, 2018 | News

  • Government plans a review of children's physical activity at school

    Schools’ efforts to engage their least active pupils in physical activities will be reviewed by the government as it embarks on the second phase of its childhood obesity plan. The first phase, published in 2016, promised a ‘healthy schools’ rating scheme for primaries, and a new interactive online tool to help schools plan at least 30 minutes of

    19.12 Jun. 25th, 2018 | News