Jonathan Swift

8,500 London school children learn first-hand about the Kindertransport as part of the Holocaust Educational Trust’s Stories from Willesden Lane project

8,500 London school children have attended live performances of the “Children of Willesden Lane” to educate them on the Holocaust and, more specifically, to help them to understand the experiences of those saved by the Kindertransport as it marks its 80th anniversary this year. The performances are part of multi-disciplinary …

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7,000 volunteering hours spent helping children become more confident readers across England every week

Over 7,000 hours are volunteered every week to help children become confident and able readers across primary schools and early years settings in England, according to children’s reading charity Beanstalk. The organisation trains and supports reading helpers to provide one-to-one support to children aged 3 to 13 in a variety …

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Pupils across the country set to attempt new Guinness World Record to raise awareness about environmental impact of plastic

More than 6,000 primary school pupils at schools across the country are currently signed up to take part in the Plastic Bottle Boat Challenge. The pupils’ aim is to set a new Guinness World Record to highlight the impact plastic waste is having on oceans and the environment. The Plastic …

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