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Children in care in Bradford achieve higher school results than the national average.

Children at modern school facility

By Charlotte Lascelles and Abbey Maclure Children in care in Bradford have shown an improvement in their school results. A report to Bradford Council revealed that school results , from early years to key stage four, showed real improvement despite the challenges that children in care may face. Achievements in reading, writing and maths at Key Stage 1 are higher […]

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Irish mothers debate best age to have a baby

Irish mothers debate best age to have a baby

  By Tamika McCrory TWO NEW mums from Ireland who have bucked the trend of delaying motherhood have spoken about the joys of having a child young.

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King Bunny hops over from Australia to teach kids about rock music

King Bunny hops over from Australia to teach kids about rock music

By Charlotte Lascelles IN THE world of children’s music there is the sickly mixture of Disney, nursery rhymes and watered-down pop singles – but an Australian musician is vowing to change that.

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Childhood trauma leads to poor health in adulthood – study

Childhood trauma leads to poor health in adulthood – study

By Terrileigh Wilkinson TEACHING CHILDREN to recognise their emotions could be the key to reducing suicide rates, says a behaviour expert. Richard Daniel Curtis, a leading behaviour expert known as The Kid Calmer, believes the hormonal level in the brain can relate to health issues children can suffer when exposed to abuse. Mr Curtis said: “If we were to focus on giving […]

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Countdown’s Rachel Riley wants more school girls to get interested in Maths and Sciences

Countdown’s Rachel Riley wants more school girls to get interested in Maths and Sciences

  The countdown and Strictly Come Dancing star has called on young girls to take up Maths and Science following a new survey that shows a rising interest in these subjects amongst children. The survey, by the Cambridge Occupational Analysts, has found more students are interested in S.T.E.M subjects (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) than others, such as English and […]

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Reactions to controversial report on Leeds Children’s Heart Unit

Campaigners in 2013 fighting to keep the facility open

By Jamie Smith The head of Leeds hospitals has apologised to families of dying children who were met with a lack of comfort, sensitivity and professionalism at their time of greatest need at Leeds Children’s Heart Surgery Unit.

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