“Many children were no longer allowed to roam the woods, even before the threat of Covid.”
“The “Eagle” was a popular pub on London’s City road and it was from there it is suggested that a dance called “ Pop goes the Weasel “ emerged in the 18th Century.”
“We hope children will enjoy our micro animations, have a go at writing and maybe even take part in our Flash Fiction competition.”
“I am extremely proud to have taken a Bill through parliament that will have such a positive effect on the lives of Scotland’s children.”
The new Scottish Child Payment – which is unique to Scotland – is to open early for applications from Monday 9 November.
“when there’s twelve billion pounds available for Serco but the food cupboard is bare – then we must conclude that we are asking the wrong questions of the wrong people.”
Limiting the hours of television advertising for foods and beverages high in fat, sugar and salt (HFSS) could make a meaningful contribution to reducing childhood obesity, according to a new study published in PLOS Medicine by Oliver Mytton of the University of Cambridge, UK, and colleagues.
The social service sector makes up 7.8% of employment in Scotland, which is roughly 1 in 13 or workers.
The challenge is available to all primary and secondary schools as well as community groups and libraries in Scotland, and aims to build positive reading cultures and improve literacy for young people.
For the new school year 2020/21 applications are open for families eligible for free school meals and clothing allowance.