Secondary schools

STIs, HIV and AIDS to be given a place in the new secondary science curriculum

The Sex Education Forum, hosted by leading children’s charity the National Children’s Bureau, today welcomes the addition of sexually transmitted infections (STIs), including HIV and AIDS to the revised draft National Curriculum for science (Key Stage 4) in secondary schools. This will help make it clear to schools that every …

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Britain goes “back to school”

In October, celebrities and sports stars will join everyone from nurses to lawyers and plumbers to web designers in going back to school to support current state school students. They’re joining the national campaign by the leading education charity Future First, Back to School Week, between 13th to 18th October, which will highlight the …

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New free film resource stars Nobel-prize winning scientists

Dress worn by Lawrence Bragg's wife Alice, design based on the patterns created through Lawrence's crystallography experiments

A new documentary, charting the history of crystallography tells a fascinating story of a scientific technique that is revealing many of life’s most beautiful secrets. The 40 minute film includes exclusive interviews with internationally acclaimed scientists and unique glimpses into rarely seen historical collections. The film celebrates the work and …

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