Posts for Learning

Government reacts to Sunday Times story on A level grades

A story in the Sunday Times today suggests that 2 out of 5 students who sat essay based subjects at A level may receive the wrong results on Thursday. It […]

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What GCSE grades mean

The vast majority of students taking GCSEs in England in 2019 will receive grades from 9 to 1. If you feel you need a GCSE in understanding the grading system, […]

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Highest temperature in UK reached as climate change happens here, too!

From the Met Office: A recording of 38.7°C at Cambridge Botanic Garden on Thursday 25 July has become the highest temperature officially recorded in the UK. The provisional value was […]

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Learning to sew could help save the planet

To mark the day when humanity has officially used up ‘nature’s resource budget’ for the entire year, (Earth Overshoot Day), new research by sustainable fashion brand, Thought, investigates why we […]

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Export bar on Nijinksy portrait to keep it in UK

Arts Minister Rebecca Pow has placed a temporary export bar on an incredibly rare painting of the Russian dancer Nijinksy in a bid to keep it in the country. ‘Nijinksy […]

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Post-exam ideas for students from the DWP

Whether you are looking to gain an extra qualification, go to university, get on-the-job experience or start your career, there are lots of exciting opportunities for your future. On the […]

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Well-being of students starts to decline from the moment they enter secondary school

The going gets tougher. Shutterstock. Jolanta Burke, University of East London Across the world, schools are introducing programmes aimed at enhancing the well-being of students and helping them flourish. Such […]

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You could be putting your child off reading – here’s how to change that

shutterstock Isang Awah, University of Cambridge Not every child is a bookworm, but research shows that developing a love of reading early in life can provide many benefits. From a […]

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Young holidaymakers urged to stick with their mates

The British Embassy Madrid and British Consulate in Palma have launched a new campaign encouraging young British holidaymakers to “stick with your mates”, as part of a FCO global campaign […]

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Physical activity helps children to deal with life’s challenges

School summer holidays are nearly upon us. I was only thinking yesterday how lucky children in Bude are to have the beach on their doorsteps. What a bonus that is […]

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