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Investors in Pupils Autumn newsletter

Welcome back to the new school year. We hope that you have had a restful summer break and a good start back in the classroom. This is a great time of year to start underpinning some of the Investors in Pupils principles and to support you do just that we are hap...
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Autumn seed gathering with the Countryside Rangers

With the summer holidays quickly becoming a distant memory, it’s time to start planning your autumn seed gathering activities with the Countryside Rangers! who are running half-day sessions in some of Leeds’ most popular parks and woodlands. Seed gathering sessi...
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Morrisons - Lets Grow 2014 Programme

Let’s Grow vouchers are available at local Morrisons now until Sunday 26th October 2014. For every £10 spent in Morrisons supermarkets and every £5 spent in Morrisons M local stores, customers receive one voucher which is redeemable against any equipment in the ...
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Free Trees for School, Community and Youth Groups (UK)

The Woodland Trust has 4000 free tree packs to give away to schools, community and youth groups this autumn. The free tree packs are available for planting on one publicly accessible site.
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First Taste of Infant Free School Meals

A lunchtime visit from Council members and The Health and Wellbeing Service to St Nicholas RC Primary School on the first day of offering universal free school meals to reception, year1 and year 2 pupils.
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Parents struggle to feed their children over the holidays

Many parents across the UK struggle to buy enough food for their children during the Summer holidays according to a new study.
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The UK’s most comprehensive bullying statistics

Ditch the Label's Annual Bullying Survey 2014, one of the UK’s most comprehensive reports into the bullying of young people. In partnership with 36 schools and colleges across the UK, our survey of over 3,600 young people highlights the current climate of bullyi...
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Successful early intervention program for children reduces aggressive behaviour in adulthood

US Study: According to research published in Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science, an educational intervention program for children between kindergarten and 10th grade, known as Fast Track, reduces aggressive behaviour la...
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Teenagers who have had a concussion also have higher rates of suicide attempts

Another study showing the link between childhood concussion and mental health/ behaviour problems later in life. This follows on from research showing a high proportion of pupils in PRUs and specialist settings for Behavioural, Social and Emotional needs have ha...
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Early intervention, 'a small amount of investment for an enormous effect'

Early intervention is vital for the economy to develop well-rounded capable young people, and to allow children to reach their "full potential". Early intervention refers to giving every “baby, child and young person social and emotional capability”, accordin...
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