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Why are so many British children deeply unhappy? | Letter
Letter: Youngsters in the UK are more likely to suffer from mental ill-health than in almost any other rich country, and the causes need to be investigated, says Mel Wood

Letters

23, Sep, 2021 @4:42 PM

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Black Caribbean girls in England ‘twice as likely to be excluded from schools as white girls’
Data also shows that school exclusions for girls are growing at higher rate than for boys

Aamna Mohdin

23, Sep, 2021 @5:01 AM

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Chris Whitty warns MPs it is ‘inevitable’ unvaccinated children will catch Covid
Chief medical officer says transmission in England highest among 12- to 15-year-olds

Richard Adams Education editor

22, Sep, 2021 @6:37 PM

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‘It’s scary’: record Covid absences cause concern in England’s schools
Parents and teachers share their views as confirmed or suspected pupil infections exceed 100,000

David Batty and Alfie Packham

22, Sep, 2021 @4:48 PM

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Children in most deprived areas suffered greatest loss of learning during lockdowns – ONS
Office for National Statistics cite internet access and less communication with teachers as factors

Richard Adams, Education editor

22, Sep, 2021 @3:37 PM

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Marcus Rashford to be included in GCSE media studies course
Pupils will learn about footballer’s use of social media to highlight social and race issues he cares about

Sally Weale Education correspondent

22, Sep, 2021 @8:45 AM

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The Guardian view on children’s mental health: ministers must pay up | Editorial
Editorial: If Dame Rachel de Souza wants to help young people, she should go all out to boost funding for schools

Editorial

21, Sep, 2021 @5:26 PM

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Covid ‘high alert’ warning as more than 100,000 pupils in England miss school
Headteachers’ leader says government must be ready to act amid big rise in numbers absent

Richard Adams Education editor

21, Sep, 2021 @3:41 PM

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Call for ‘new deal’ for England’s children as poll shows mental health concerns
Children’s commissioner urges funds for school catchup and hails ‘heroic generation’ after Big Ask survey

Sally Weale Education correspondent

20, Sep, 2021 @11:01 PM

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Give £200 to every child for catch-up lessons – Lib Dems
Ed Davey reveals £5bn ‘listen to parents’ scheme to spend on extra tuition

Michael Savage Policy Editor

19, Sep, 2021 @6:20 AM

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UK teachers targeted by Covid anti-vaxxers as schools prepare to vaccinate pupils
One headteacher threatened with legal action by own governor over student jabs

Julie Henry

18, Sep, 2021 @4:50 PM

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‘Devious licks’ TikTok challenge has students vandalising school bathrooms
Teens are smashing restroom mirrors and sinks, stealing soap dispensers and even turf from sports fields in latest internet trend

Edward Helmore and agencies

18, Sep, 2021 @3:53 PM

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