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The Impact of GCSE Reform

There’s a widespread belief that education has been becoming more “soft” over the years, and that the O Level represented a golden standard of British education that has since been lost. GCSE pass rates have been going up for the past few years, but whether this could be interpreted as evidence of improvement is debatable – to many, this represents a fall in standards....

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Tackling Childhood Obesity: Eatwell Guide Now Available

Almost a third of children aged 2 to 15 are classed as overweight or obese. That’s a staggering statistic. Children are trending towards obesity at younger ages than ever before, and this is carrying through into adulthood. In 2007, the government predicted that, if nothing was done to stop this trend, over half of the UK population would be obese by 2050. Consider that the children of today will be the adults of tomorrow, and this prediction isn’t far-fetched....

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