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Daily News Summary
7 June 2022

image 'What can schools do to help address post-pandemic online safety concerns?'
image Number of school non-attendance fines on the rise
image 'Story time needs to change in order to support children's language development'
image Teenagers smoking cheap e-cigarettes in British schools
image Joining academy trusts only has a "small" impact on struggling schools, report finds

'What can schools do to help address post-pandemic online safety concerns?'

 

Tes takes a closer look at how schools can tackle post-pandemic online safety concerns and equip students with strategies to keep themselves safe in a virtual world. By James Lloyd.

 
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Tes

Number of school non-attendance fines on the rise

 

Parents in England have been fined £3.7 million for the school year so far as part of efforts to stop children from missing school. By Branwen Jeffreys, BBC News.

 
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BBC

'Story time needs to change in order to support children's language development'

 

Dr Julian Grenier, head of Sheringham Nursery School and Children's Centre, writes in Tes suggesting that story time should be held in small groups of three to five pupils to better support young children's language development.

 
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Tes

Teenagers smoking cheap e-cigarettes in British schools

 

The Times reports that cheap disposable vaping pens are emerging in British schools, as teenagers are being sold e-cigarettes that contain as much nicotine as up to 50 cigarettes. By Katie Gibbons.

 
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The Times

Joining academy trusts only has a "small" impact on struggling schools, report finds

 

A new report from the Education Policy Institute and UCL Institute of Education has found that joining an academy trust only has a “small” positive impact on secondary schools "stuck" with low Ofsted grades, and none for struggling primary schools. By Freddie Whittaker, Schools Week.

The National Association of Head Teachers has warned that the Department for Education's plan for "coasting" schools to be moved into multi-academy trusts "risks further damage to the health and wellbeing of school leaders". By Matilda Martin, Tes.

 

 

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