Education News Round-Up August 3rd

Playing brain games ‘of little benefit’, say experts
Brain training games may not provide the benefits to brain health they claim to, according to experts.

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Bristol teacher’s end-of-term gift – the sweetest present ever?
At the end of term some teachers receive special gifts from their pupils, but one in particular was given an especially sweet present from one student.

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North Ronaldsay Primary School loses its only pupil
A remote Orkney island primary school is to lose its only pupil, raising fears about its long-term future.

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‘Teach pupils to avoid gangs’ – children’s commissioner
Pupils should be taught in school how to avoid being sucked into gangs or exploited by older criminals, the children’s commissioner has said.

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