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Six warning signs for bullying

By Declan Campbell on 13/11/17

Bullying can have a harrowing impact on someone’s mental health. With statistics showing there were over 24,000 Childline counselling sessions for children being bullied in 2016/17, it has never been more important to spot the signs early.

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Five Halloween costume ideas for teachers

By Lauren Butcher on 27/10/17
Tagged in halloween

31st October causes a great deal of excitement across the world, with children dressing up to go trick-or-treating, and the day traditionally full of all things spooky. But how can you bring this into the classroom?

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Supporting children with dyslexia

By Hayley Fisher on 05/10/17

In support of World Dyslexia Awareness Week taking place on Monday 2 October until Thursday 5 October, Pulse Education has written this brief overview of some of the challenges someone with dyslexia can experience.

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International walk to school month

By Lauren Butcher on 29/09/17
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International Walk to School Month is celebrated every October, with over 40 countries celebrating each year. Statistics from charity Living Streets reveal less than 45% of children walk to school, down from 70% a generation ago.

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Four successful people who don’t have GCSEs

By Lauren Butcher on 25/08/17
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This year, a new GCSE grading system was introduced, changing from a letter system (A*-U) to a numerical system (grade 9 - grade 1, with 9 being the highest). This new grading system paired with reportedly harder papers has resulted in a 0.6% drop in overall GCSE pass grades this year.

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