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Daily News Summary
19 November 2019

image Coverage from the GSA conference
image 'Independent schools open a world of opportunities to bursary pupils'
image Majority of students 'get most of their financial understanding from family members'
image Calls for party leaders to address "alarming" inactivity levels among young people

Coverage from the GSA conference

 

Speaking at the annual Girls' Schools Association conference, headteachers discussed the matter of undergraduates returning to their former schools for support and advice. By Rosemary Bennett, The Times. The article quotes Julie Keller, head of Nottingham Girls' High School, and Clarissa Farr, former independent school high mistress.

iNews reports on calls for headteachers to provide more support to female employees going through the menopause. By Will Hazell. The article quotes Nicky Botterill, head of Bruton School for Girls.

'Independent schools open a world of opportunities to bursary pupils'

 

Sam Burns, a teacher and coach at Latymer Upper School, writes about his struggle to support the Labour Party as a former bursary pupil at Christ's Hospital School. Tes.

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Tes

Majority of students 'get most of their financial understanding from family members'

 

According to a report from the London Institute of Banking and Finance, just eight per cent of students said they gained most of their financial understanding at school, despite financial literacy being part of the National Curriculum since 2014. By Katharine Gemmell, Financial Times.

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Financial Times

Calls for party leaders to address "alarming" inactivity levels among young people

 

More than 40 sports leaders have written an open letter calling on politicians to commit to tackling the "alarming public health emergency" of inactivity among children and young people. By Jeremy Wilson, The Telegraph.

Sally Peck writes in The Telegraph about a pilot programme between Zanussi and Cook School, which aims to tackle child obesity by teaching primary school children how to cook nutritional meals.

 

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