Children in England and Wales start school at the age of 5 and for many parents, their child is more than ready, but new research suggests that delaying the age they start school can actually boost both their concentration and grades. Postponing school was found to dramatically improve a child’s self control, according to Stanford […]
  We have all grown up being told that breakfast is the most important meal of the day , but now a major new study has provided strong evidence that having a healthy breakfast really does set you up for the day.   The study, published in the Public Health Nutrition journal, examined the links […]
A report has suggested that the duty of British schools to arrange daily acts of collective worship should be scrapped altogether. The study, for the Arts and Humanities Research Council says such acts, which must be Christian in nature, could discriminate against other religions. It adds there is no clear rationale for the duty, and […]
Children at Birmingham’s Children’s Hospital have become the first in the world to be monitored using the same technology developed by the McLaren Formula One team for its drivers.  Health experts said the new technology would transform healthcare, save lives and reduce time in hospital. The Real-Time Adaptive and Predictive Indicator of Deterioration project (Rapid) […]
Sir David Attenborough and The Wildlife Trusts have warned, children are missing out on our British countryside and wildlife, with nearly 4 in 10 children never seeing a hedgehog in the wild.   Sir David Attenborough has warned, Youngsters are becoming ‘spiritually impoverished’ because they rarely experience the natural world. Perhaps most astonishingly, some 37 […]
  We are all aware that sport and physical activity are a vitally important part of the development of young people, and that sport can go some way to fostering their physical, social and emotional health. An academic has called for mixed sex PE lessons in schools, to help challange gender stereotyping, saying boys could […]

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