Category: Education

Research shows link between lack of sleep and ‘worry’ in children and young people

Place2Be kicked off Children’s Mental Health Week 2019 with brand new research exploring the relationship between sleep and wellbeing. It found that children and young people who usually get less than the recommended nine hours sleep on a school night are more likely to feel that worries get in the way of school work and are also less able to cope with worries overall.

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Tomorrow’s Engineers Week launched

Parents say teaching, medicine and engineering are careers where their children could make a difference to the world

Six in ten have had a conversation with their child about how their career can make a positive difference to society

Tomorrow’s Engineers Week starts today to celebrate engineers on a mission to make a positive impact on the world

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Metro Bank and Cranfield launch first of its kind banking master’s-level apprenticeship

Metro Bank and Cranfield launch first of its kind banking master’s-level apprenticeship

Cranfield School of Management has partnered with Metro Bank to launch an MSc in Retail and Digital Banking.

Launching this month, over 30 employees from across the bank will become the first cohort to undertake the two-year part-time degree, which will offered by Cranfield as part of its wider educational portfolio from next year.

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UK Space Agency backs campaign to inspire girls into science

UK Space Agency joins campaign to encourage more girls to study science, technology, engineering and maths

The UK Space Agency along with the WISE Campaign’s People Like Me initiative, has produced a resource pack for schools to boost the recruitment of girls into science, technology, engineering and maths post-16. Particularly those that girls typically do not choose, such as physics and engineering.

By using roles models, the initiative aims to help girls understand the breadth of careers open to them in the space sector. The women featured in the campaign come from different backgrounds and work in different areas across the space sector.

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Have you applied for your child’s school place for September 2019?

Applications are now open for children due to start school in Central Bedfordshire next year. If your child is due to start school in September 2019, or transfer to middle, secondary or upper school, you can apply online.

If you are applying for a place to start school or to join a middle school, you have until Tuesday 15 January 2019 to make an application.

The deadline is Wednesday 31 October 2018 for applications to transfer to a secondary or upper school in 2019

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