SCHOOLS NEWS Nov/1

Posted on November 01, 2008 by Amy Tolmie
Categories: Primary, Secondary, 16-19s, SEN,

Your weekly round up of news from the world of education. Here are some of the headlines from the last week that caught my eye...

A pick from the news last week:

Half of all children worry about the future: Half of all ten to 15 year olds are concerned about the future and worry about school exams, an Ofsted survey has found. See more

Free sexual health training: The Terrence Higgins Trust is offering free sexual health training to professionals working with young people across England and Wales. Find out how you can access this here

Balls calls for better service integration: Children's services must work more closely together to be successful in helping young people, the children's secretary has said. See more

Exclusion pilots welcomed:A range of innovative, voluntary, public and private sector pilots for teaching excluded pupils and intervening early to stop them becoming excluded has been announced. See more

More parents use lawyers to secure school places: Families seek advice on competitive application process, from filling in forms to official appeals. See more

Teenagers keen on youth groups says government survey: A survey has revealed that the majority of teenagers do positive things in their spare time and do not just hang around the streets in hoodies. See more