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3 out of 5 parents say cyberbullying is now harder for them to deal with than face to face bullying

A new study for Anti-Bullying Week by not-for-profit organisation Internet Matters,  has found that parents were significantly more likely to be concerned about children aged 13 and under compared to those 14 and above. With smartphone use amongst children now increasingly common, cyberbullying ranks alongside online grooming and sexting in the …

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A hidden industry

It is no exaggeration to say that modern life would not be possible without air conditioning and refrigeration. The technology is often hidden, tucked away behind the scenes or on roof-tops. In fact, it is often at its best when it is invisible, just getting on with the job. But …

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LGA responds to Education for All bill

Responding to the Government statement that the Education for All Bill, announced in the Queen’s Speech, will not be introduced in Parliament, Cllr Richard Watts, Chair of the Local Government Association’s Children and Young People Board, said: “We are pleased that the Secretary of State is acting on the strong …

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MAKE YOUR BUILDING SUPER-EFFICIENT WITH A POWER DEC

Public authorities like schools, galleries and leisure centres have to display a DEC. Did you know you can also use it as a powerful tool for improving energy efficiency? Failure to show a valid DEC could result in a £1,500 penalty. Enquire now for a free and receive a free …

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Parents call for teachers to rethink the traditional primary school report

Research from Capita SIMS has revealed that over half of parents (57%) feel primary school reports are either too generic or do not contain enough information about how their child is doing. More than a third of primary school teachers (35%) agree. This is despite the fact that schools are …

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St Albans School enhances its reputation for sporting excellence with the appointment of Kyran Bracken MBE and its partnership with Hudl technology

Rugby union player Kyran Bracken MBE joins St Albans School as Elite Sport Development Manager and 1st XV Head Coach as the School adopts Hudl sports software to provide cutting edge analysis St Albans School is bringing world class rugby expertise and technology to its pupils, with the appointment of …

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