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  • Love is in the air: how should schools teach kids about sex and relationships?

    05/02/2019 By Biglife Admin

    With Valentine’s Day fast approaching it seems like a good time to emphasise the need for quality relationships and sex education (RSE) for children in schools, in order to enable them to enjoy safe, healthy, happy friendships and romantic relationships throughout their lives.   From 2020 the Department for Education…

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  • Case Study: Epsom College – the importance of blending life with academic skills

    31/01/2019 By Biglife Admin

    How broad should schools’ curriculum be? Most schools’ goal of raising education standards is limited to students’ academic grades. However, when we consider the personality and ‘life skills’ that employers look for, shouldn’t schools also be developing the whole character of their students?   Helen Keevil, assistant headteacher, in charge…

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  • Why we should teach young people life skills: how they build confidence

    23/01/2019 By Biglife Admin

    In today’s fast-paced world and constantly changing environment learning life skills at school is becoming increasingly important. The pressure on young people to meet the challenges thrown at them by the digital world and the changing face of the workplace is immense and we believe that it is our duty…

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  • New year goals – health and wellbeing in 2019

    08/01/2019 By Biglife Admin

    The Christmas holidays are well and truly over, the buzz of the start of the new year is wearing off and all those well-intentioned goals are starting to get lost in the haze of everyday-life hecticness. Therefore, it’s more important than ever to take a step back, reflect, and make…

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