Healing young and old with a singalong

Image caption Sheila and Zach are all smiles when the music starts A care home is bringing children with special needs together with older people with dementia for a therapeutic singalong. “I don’t really belong here you know,” says Sheila, who is 85, and has dementia. “I don’t! Really! But the staff seem to know […]

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Leamington school sportswear uniform introduced

Image copyright Teresa Huggins Image caption Jordan, seven, is one of a number of pupils already wearing the new uniform A school has replaced a traditional uniform with sportswear and trainers, prompting mixed opinions from parents. Objections were originally raised by nearly 40% of families – about 135 parents – to the plans at Telford […]

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Cyber-bullying ‘worst in England schools’

Image copyright Getty Images Head teachers in England are more likely to face problems with pupils bullying online and misusing social media than in any other developed country, an international study says. A report from the OECD think tank reported the experiences of more than 250,000 teachers in 48 industrialised countries and regions. It showed […]

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