Community engagement

Students from across the UK invited to share their views on Parliament restoration

The Houses of Parliament Restoration and Renewal Programme has partnered with educational charity, Smart School Councils, on a programme of activities to hear the views of children and young people about the historic restoration of the Palace of Westminster. Children and young people will be able to take part in …

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Thousands of schoolchildren are walking for road safety this June, with Brake’s Kids Walk 2021

Road safety charity Brake has announced the return of its road safety campaign Brake’s Kids Walk. On Wednesday 16 June 2021, thousands of schoolchildren across the UK will take part in a short, supervised walk to promote important road safety messages. Children will walk in pairs in crocodile formation within …

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Hawking Foundation launches free vaccination learning tools

The Stephen Hawking Foundation has launched a schools programme to enable children and their families to make informed decisions about vaccinations after routine childhood immunisations fell every year for almost a decade. The first in a series of teaching aids published today focusses on the COVID vaccine and tackles head on …

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The Scottish Football Association launches “Learning Through Football” initiative

Scotland head coach Steve Clarke and penalty-save hero David Marshall have given their backing to a new initiative which will enable thousands of children across the country to add Scotland’s UEFA EURO 2020 adventure to their studies. Learning Through Football, a classroom-based teaching resource, was launched at Miller Primary School …

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River Beach Primary School staff provide food for local families

A team of Teaching Assistants at River Beach Primary School in Littlehampton has stepped in to help local families who faced food poverty over the school holidays. The group supplied food packages to families in need following the Government’s decision not to extend the Free School Meals programme over the …

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Threats to extracurricular learning could accelerate youth mental health crisis, warns The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award

New research conducted in October 2020 amongst a sample of 2,728 DofE participants of school/college age by The Duke of Edinburgh’s Award (DofE), has today revealed the transformative impact that extracurricular learning, such as volunteering, developing a skill or getting better at a sport, can have on young people’s wellbeing …

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Pupils from Oldham school unite with community for Remembrance Day

Children from Oldham-based Roundthorn Primary Academy and the wider community have supported local florist Eden in their shop window efforts to support The Royal British Legion in time for this year’s Remembrance Day celebrations. Pupils who attend the school’s lunchtime wellbeing club, an initiative set up by Pastoral Lead Miss …

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