What’s involved in RSE?

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Many of the more personal aspects of learning and growing, once expected of parents to teach their children naturally from family life like sex education for example, are now taught through schooling and RSE is another which is being revised. RSE stands for Relationships and Sex Education and is expected to become statutory in all... Read more »

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Could we really scrap GCSEs?

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You may have seen reports recently in the press about scrapping GCSEs. GCSEs were designed to show a standard of education at 16, consequently an assessment of a youngster’s capability for life beyond school. But now the school leaving age is 18 are GCSEs relevant? And do they equip youngsters with what they need for... Read more »

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Learning outside traditional schools

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Opportunities for learning outside of the traditional classroom are increasing and giving rise to various alternative approaches to education. For a start, home education (read more here) continues to grow in popularity and numbers expand daily. But for families who prefer to use a school there are other alternatives to the traditional schools we’re most familiar... Read more »

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