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9 months ago
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Faith primary schools admitting fewer children with special educational needs

Faith primary schools are admitting fewer children with special educational needs and disabilities SEND than local authority community primaries according to new research from the London School of Economics LSE In research funded by the British Academy Dr Tammy Campbell analysed Reception year admissions to mainstream state schools from - in England using the National...
9 months ago
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Video: What's it like to be a children's social worker in London?

Amber, a social work practitioner Royal Borough of Greenwich, shared some of her day to day experiences in this video
9 months ago
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New childcare entitlements have little to offer poor families, research shows

The largest and fastest expansion of free childcare on record offers little to the poorest families according to analysis by the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies IFS In the March Budget the government announced it would double spending on the free entitlement to a funded childcare place in just three years By September...
9 months ago
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New childcare entitlements have little to offer poor families, research shows

The largest and fastest expansion of free childcare on record offers little to the poorest families according to analysis by the independent Institute for Fiscal Studies IFS In the March Budget the government announced it would double spending on the free entitlement to a funded childcare place in just three years By September...
9 months ago
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Child poverty pushing schools to the brink, says staff survey

Schools are reeling in the face of rising child poverty according to a widescale survey by the Education Anti-Poverty Coalition A large majority of staff reported that they and their colleagues are increasingly having to divert from their allocated roles to deal with its impact while over half of teachers reported an increase...
9 months ago
External news

Child poverty pushing schools to the brink, says staff survey

Schools are reeling in the face of rising child poverty according to a widescale survey by the Education Anti-Poverty Coalition A large majority of staff reported that they and their colleagues are increasingly having to divert from their allocated roles to deal with its impact while over half of teachers reported an increase...
9 months ago
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Councils waste £60m on tribunals over SEND children, report shows

Councils blew m in a year on unsuccessful court disputes with parents and carers seeking support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities SEND according to new research A new report by Pro Bono Economics PBE commissioned by the Disabled Children's Partnership DCP reveals that more than SEND tribunals were...
9 months ago
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Councils waste £60m on tribunals over SEND children, report shows

Councils blew m in a year on unsuccessful court disputes with parents and carers seeking support for children and young people with special educational needs and disabilities SEND according to new research A new report by Pro Bono Economics PBE commissioned by the Disabled Children's Partnership DCP reveals that more than SEND tribunals were...
9 months ago
LSWC news

Hillindon Council announces innovative new youth offer

Hillingdon Council's Cabinet have approved the delivery of an exciting, new Youth Offer reflecting the diverse, flexible needs of today's young people.
9 months ago
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Welsh government commits to corporate parenting pledge list

Wales' first minister has signed a new Corporate Parenting Charter committing the Welsh government to nine promises when working with care-experienced children and young people The charter sets out principles that all public bodies and their leaders should follow in the design and delivery of services such as eradicating stigma providing a stable home and...
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