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Headteacher begs parents to quiz General Election candidates on education ?crisis?

Wednesday 17th May 2017

Letters sent to parents of 1,300 pupils about school funding Read full story...

 

Join School Diversity Week 3rd-7th July 2017

Tuesday 16th May 2017

Why not hold an event celebrating lesbian, gay, bisexual, and trans (LGBT+) equality during School Diversity Week, 3-7 July 2017...

 

Kingsholm Primary School pupils send their support to Gloucester Rugby ahead of European final

Wednesday 10th May 2017

Gloucester Rugby take on Stade Francais on Friday Read full story...

 

Outstanding in all areas - top marks for this Gloucestershire school

Monday 8th May 2017

Full marks for this village school in its latest inspection Read full story...

 

Balcarras students live the high life at school prom

Sunday 7th May 2017

It was all glamour as the year 11's gathered for their leavers prom Read full story...

 

'Children's Lives at Risk' over Mental Health

Wednesday 18th May 2016

Parents say young lives are at risk as a survey suggests almost a fifth of families are refused help for mental health concerns...

 

Stonewall - LGBT

Tuesday 19th April 2016

Stonewall has produced a couple of new resources  for primary schools...

 

Inquiry into sexual violence in schools

Tuesday 19th April 2016

Inquiry into sexual violence in schools An inquiry into the scale of sexual harassment and sexual violence in England's schools is to be held by a Commons committee...

 

NSPCC - How to Keep Your Children's Devices Secure

Monday 5th October 2015

https://m.youtube.com/watch?feature=youtu.be&v=rwkLzlN-xUE NSPCC video about keeping children's devices secure.

 

GHLL Alert

Thursday 16th July 2015

We have just launched a new email service called GHLL Alert, sign up using our subscription form: GHLL Alert All existing Review Tool schools have been subscribed automatically.

 

YOUTH HEALTH CHAMPIONS

Friday 20th March 2015

During March 2015 a group of 6 Year 10 students from Pittville School in Cheltenham were the first in the county to become Youth Health Champions...

 

Thunderbirds are go for intergenerational music concert

Monday 24th November 2014

THE Thunderbirds theme song was used to raise awareness of dementia with an orchestral performance at Gloucester Cathedral...

 

Ex-Offender talks to teenagers about turning his life around

Monday 7th July 2014

Ex-Offender talks to teenagers about turning his life around http://www...

 

PSHE Association Award Quality Mark for Dementia Resources

Tuesday 28th January 2014

PSHE Association Award Quality Mark for Dementia Resources, many of which were written by members of the Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning Team 

 

Resource to help school children learn about dementia launched

Wednesday 16th October 2013

Local schools in Gloucestershire were part of the Prime Minister's Intergenerational Schools Project; a resource has now been launched to help to teach about dementia at school...

 

GHLL Lead Teacher addresses the National Council of Women

Sunday 13th October 2013

The National Council of Women unanimously voted for PSHE to be statutory and a foundation subject in all educational establishments...

 

Praise for Dementia Project

Thursday 4th July 2013

PUPILS at Newent Community School are leading the way in a nationwide campaign to help promote dementia awareness...

 

Winner of mug competition

Sunday 30th June 2013

Emma Dodd a Year 8 student from Newent Community School won the Dementia slogan competition...

 

Princess Anne visits Brimscombe Church of England

Tuesday 4th June 2013

Princess Anne visited the school to launch the start of the British Nutrition Foundation's 'Food Week'...

 

Sad News

Sunday 2nd June 2013

Jan Urban- Smith who led the Children’s Health and Wellbeing team at Hucclecote for many years, died last week after a long and brave battle with cancer...

 

Congratulations to Croft Primary School!

Thursday 23rd May 2013

Well done to Croft Primary School who have just been awarded their BIG (Bullying Intervention Group) Award...

 

2nd Annual GHLL Event

Thursday 16th May 2013

The Second Annual Gloucestershire Healthy Living and Learning (GHLL) Event will be held on 28th June 2013 ...

 

Coln House Gets Court

Thursday 9th May 2013

  On Friday 26th April 2013 six pupils and three staff from Coln House School left the quiet sleepy town of Fairford and headed up the ‘smoke’ (well actually the A417) to the City of Gloucester...

 

'Sexting' Issue Addressed by Gloucestershire Schools

Thursday 31st January 2013

'Sexting' issue addressed with Gloucestershire schoolchildren for Internet safety Day...

 

Two Local Schools Achieve BIG Anti-Bullying Award

Friday 21st December 2012

Dene Magna and Coln House have both achieved the BIG (Bullying Intervention Group) national award for bullying intervention - well done! A further nineteen schools in Gloucestershire are working towards this accreditation...

 


National news archive

Tories accused of 'sleight of hand' on manifesto grammar schools data

Monday 29th May 2017

An academic questions methods used to calculate working class pupil numbers at grammar schools...

 

Schools worse off under Conservatives, says IFS

Friday 26th May 2017

Independent think tank the IFS says schools will fare worse financially under the Conservatives...

 

'I don't know how we will fund nursery staff'

Friday 26th May 2017

Deputy manager of Little Legs Nursery in Southend Morgan Parker on funding free nurseries Read full story...

 

What does top chef Yotam Ottolenghi feed his children?

Friday 26th May 2017

Top chef Yotam Ottolenghi on the simple dishes he serves his children Read full story...

 

English GCSE exam error admitted by board

Friday 26th May 2017

A question in Friday's exam muddled up the family background of a key character in Romeo and Juliet...

 

GCSE exam error: Board accidentally rewrites Shakespeare

Friday 26th May 2017

A question in Friday's exam muddled up the family background of a key character in Romeo and Juliet...

 

Girl, 11, accuses school of war crime in feedback form

Friday 26th May 2017

She shot to viral fame after citing the Geneva Conventions on a school feedback form...

 

Cost of Tories' free breakfasts 'could treble'

Thursday 25th May 2017

A Tory promise to offer free breakfasts to primary school pupils could go beyond the party's 60m costing...

 

Instagram and Mental Health

Thursday 25th May 2017

Instagram is rated as the worst social media platform when it comes to its impact on young people's mental health, a UK snapshot survey suggests...

 

1 in 10 children diagnosed with mental health disorder

Thursday 25th May 2017

One in 10 children under the age of 16 have already been diagnosed with a mental health disorder, a report has revealed...

 

IPads 'help improve young pupils' skills'

Wednesday 24th May 2017

The two-year study involved 650 pupils in 10 primary and nursery schools...

 

Manchester attack: Mum addresses head-on her children's worries about terror

Wednesday 24th May 2017

A mother of three answers her children's questions about the tragic events in Manchester...

 

Exam boards say A-levels and GCSEs can be postponed

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

After the Manchester attack, exam boards say schools can re-arrange GCSE and A-level exams...

 

Schools to decide on going ahead with exams after attack

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Exam boards say schools affected by the Manchester attack can decide whether to hold GCSE and A-level exams...

 

Talking to children about terrorist attacks

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

What is the best approach for parents when the news is frightening? Read full story...

 

How to talk to children about terrorist attacks

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

What is the best approach for parents when the news is frightening? Read full story...

 

German schools get tough Prince Harry English exam changed

Tuesday 23rd May 2017

Germany changes a "difficult" school English exam, said to include Prince Harry "mumbling"...

 

Tackle candidates on school cuts, heads ask parents

Friday 19th May 2017

Parents are receiving letters from school asking them to tackle prospective politicians over funding cuts...

 

Jamie Oliver: Axing free school meals a disgrace

Friday 19th May 2017

Theresa May's plan to axe free school meals is a disgrace, says TV chef Jamie Oliver...

 

The interview Prince William couldn't forget

Friday 19th May 2017

Prince William reunites with the child interviewer who forgot his name - does he still remember her slip-up? Read full story...

 

Free lunch

Friday 19th May 2017

Schools say abolition of free school meals for the youngest pupils will come at a cost...

 

School choice

Thursday 18th May 2017

If the US moves towards a voucher system, what does the OECD say about the possible consequences? Read full story...

 

Tories pledge school cash from cutting free infant meals

Thursday 18th May 2017

Conservatives promise an extra 1bn per year for schools from scrapping free meals for all infants...

 

Jamie Oliver: Axing free school meals a disgrace

Thursday 18th May 2017

Theresa May's plan to axe free school meals is a disgrace, says TV chef Jamie Oliver...

 

Lib Dems pledge 7bn for England's school budgets

Wednesday 17th May 2017

They would reintroduce maintenance grants, but stop short of scrapping tuition fees in England...