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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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Epsom College bids to become the world’s first school team to sail an autonomous boat 4,000 miles across the Atlantic

Epsom College is in a race to become the first team to sail an autonomous boat across the Atlantic. The global challenge, which has been running since 2010, features teams from Universities, Engineering Institutions and the US and French Naval Academies, but Epsom College stands alone as the only school …

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