Category Archives: Pre-School News

Call for advocates to make sure children are heard

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The National Children’s Bureau (NCB) is calling on the Government to give children the legal right to an independent advocate at child protection conferences. This is to ensure that in cases where harm, neglect and abuse are suspected, a child’s … Continue reading

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School language programme boosts children’s reading

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An evaluation of a pilot project led by children’s communication charity I CAN has found that a whole school approach to supporting children’s speech can result in an average 50 per cent increase in progress in reading skills. The report, … Continue reading

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National Curriculum review – A springboard for success?

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Headteacher Alison Peacock argues that the teaching profession should respond courageously to the draft curriculum by enhancing it with a richly diverse and irresistible school curriculum that builds on high-quality early years practice.

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