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Daily News Summary
15 May 2019

image 'Children with special needs are failing to receive the help they deserve'
image Opportunity areas require more ambitious outlook to continue, says children's minster
image Christ Church flock set to grow with addition of girls' choir
image DfE to issue guidance on handling requests to withdraw pupils from sex education
image PE curriculum time cut more than almost any subject, says Youth Sport Trust

'Children with special needs are failing to receive the help they deserve'

 

Alice Thomson writes in The Times about the lack of provision and support for vulnerable young people with special educational needs and disabilities.

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The Times

Opportunity areas require more ambitious outlook to continue, says children's minster

 

During an education select committee hearing, the children’s minister, Nadhim Zahawi, refused to answer whether the opportunity area programme will continue to receive funding but admitted it could do with a “more ambitious outlook”. By Jess Staufenberg, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

Christ Church flock set to grow with addition of girls' choir

 

For the first time in history, a girls' choir will perform at Christ Church Cathedral. The girls' choir will become a permanent part of Christ Church and one of its official choirs. By Nicola Woolcock, The Times. The article references Christ Church Cathedral School in Oxford.

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The Times

DfE to issue guidance on handling requests to withdraw pupils from sex education

 

Heads will receive guidance from the Department for Education (DfE) outlining how to handle requests to withdraw pupils from sex education. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

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Schools Week

PE curriculum time cut more than almost any subject, says Youth Sport Trust

 

As part of a national school sport week, the Youth Sport Trust charity is calling for more time in the curriculum to be spent teaching physical education (PE). By Will Hazell, Tes.

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Tes

 

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