"Every child has the right to be protected from danger. Would you send your child to school if there was a possible chance they could catch meningitis or measles? Of course you wouldn’t, so why would you want to risk your child life to possibly catch a killer disease that they have NO vaccine for and do not know enough about it." … [Read more...] about Will I be fined for refusing to send my child back to school? Your rights explained
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‘It is why we are only inviting back reception, year one and year six in primary schools so there is the space in those schools for children to return and for infant schools to use other premises, perhaps the junior school, to enable children to return safely and to maintain the distances between pupils. … [Read more...] about Boris Johnson announces primary schools in England will start to reopen on MONDAY and some students will return to secondary schools from June 15 as he sets out ‘limited and cautious’ easing of lockdown
Research into the effects of technology on learning has yet to demonstrate much in the way of positive results, though. A recent study published by the Massachusetts Institute of Technology found that students barred from using laptops or digital devices in lectures and seminars did better in exams than those allowed to use computers and access the internet. And research last year from the London School of Economics found schools that banned pupils from carrying mobile phones showed a sustained improvement in exam results, with the biggest advances coming from struggling students. … [Read more...] about Could Steiner schools have a point on children, tablets and tech?
Why are all year groups not going back at the same time? The Government has chosen to send pupils back to school in a phased manner in order to limit the spread of coronavirus. … [Read more...] about Which schools are reopening on June 1? How to find out when your child can go back
Inspectors also criticised inadequate teaching and low attendance, particularly among Send pupils and those from disadvantaged backgrounds. The report added: “Leaders have failed to shape a curriculum that combines the Steiner approach with the requisite academic learning that pupils need to succeed in their studies.” … [Read more...] about ‘Inadequate’ Steiner school to be taken over by academy chain