Education News Round-Up June 8th

Lauren Child: New Children’s Laureate worried about equality in books
Boys don’t like reading books that have girls as the main characters – and that “makes it harder for girls to be equal”, says the new Children’s Laureate Lauren Child.

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Schools urged to review trip plans in wake of terror
Schools are being urged to review their planned trips in the wake of the recent terrorist attacks.

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Cottingley primary school may cut teaching week to save cash
A primary school in Bradford is considering changing to a four-and-a-half day week in a bid to save money.

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Teacher sought for single-pupil school on Foula
A new head teacher is being sought for a single pupil school on a Scottish island described as being on the edge of the world.

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