7 Nov '14

News Swimming lessons, uniform breaches and university support for AS-levels

Education round up: 45% of 11-year olds leave primary school unable to swim, 200 pupils sent home for uniform breaches and our wellbeing weekAS-levels. Cambridge University has said that AS-level exams provide a robust indicator of student progress, urging schools and sixth forms to enter students at the end of year 12. Reforms by former education secretary, Michael Gove, replaced the split A-level course with just one end-of-year exam instead.@GuardianTeach Cymbaline by Pink Floyd sung by David Gilmour and beautiful keyboards from Rick Wright. #NationalStressAwarenessDay@GuardianTeach it's got to be a bit of Norah Jones :)@GuardianTeach Breda, NL: Halloween decorated English Library & printed Monster Good Reader Cards @MontessoriBreda pic.twitter.com/a1txLOXLF9@MrsThorne @GuardianTeach Under new rules @MatraversSchool you now qualify for a free breakfast! If you wear your #TopTeacher Badge ;-) xoMatravers teacher @MrsThorne featured in @GuardianTeach yesterday as a top History tweeter! http://t.co/PUSyHfRXLi #yourschoolisproudofyou Continue reading...

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