Free glasses for pupils in school to tackle poor eyesight and boost literacy

Thousands of pupils will benefit from an expanded programme that provides two free pairs of glasses to improve reading and writing by tackling poor eyesight the government has announced. Data shows that 30 per cent of pupils who need glasses have not been to an optician, alongside disadvantaged children being less

Family Action confirmed as DfE’s breakfast club delivery partner

Family Action has been confirmed by the Department for Education (DfE) as the delivery partner for the National School Breakfast Programme. Thousands of childrenin disadvantaged areas in England will be offered nutritious breakfasts in the next two academic years, to better support their attainment, wellbeing and readiness to learn. Evidence published by

Charity offers vital help for teachers to better understand brain injury

With one child in every classroom affected by a brain injury, neurorehabilitation experts from The Children’s Trust have launched an innovative programme to increase awareness and understanding of the condition. Written from a teacher’s point of view, and delivered through a 30-minute interactive session, which takes the user through the school

Maricourt talk the talk

Maricourt Catholic High School have partnered with Talk the Talk Educate CIC to deliver ‘Call it Out’ training to all students and staff as part of its post COVID-19 recovery and reset. Talk the Talk is a charity-based organisation that work in partnership with schools, colleges and youth services to help