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It is often said that a good education will set you up for life. The reason that it keeps being said is because it is true. Exams are an important part of assessing your child’s learning and knowledge throughout their education and it is vital that they are as successful as they can be when undertaking them.

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Scrap GCSEs? We’ve been here before | Letters

Tim Feest on Robert Halfon’s call for an exam overhaul, and Mike Tomlinson’s radical proposal in 2004Good luck with that one, Robert Halfon (Influential Tory calls for GCSEs to be scrapped in exa

Why are exams so important? | Scholar Tutoring Agency

WHY ARE EXAMS SO IMPORTANT? It is often said that a good education will set you up for life. The reason that it keeps being said is because it is true. Exams are an important part of assessing your ch

New behaviour code for Sir and Miss caught in schools moral maze

A guide for headteachers in England aims to help them deal ethically with thorny issues like exclusions - and to confront colleagues who do not One of the most enduring images of recent decades has b

Replace GCSEs with baccalaureate, says Conservative MP

Radical proposal to overhaul exams would allow greater focus on vocational skills GCSE exams in England should be scrapped and replaced with a baccalaureate for school leavers that includes vocationa

S3 Parents’ Evening 19/02/19

The Parents’ Evening Booking System for all classes from S3 is now live. http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/CNHS  

Modern Apprenticeship Opportunities

There are currently 3 exciting new Modern Apprenticeship Opportunities within North Lanarkshire Council available to our young people. There are several posts within  Customer Service and Business Ad

Denying loans to students with weaker A-levels will ‘penalise poor families’

Data shows that leaked proposal would hit the north-east and Yorkshire and the Humber hardest Plans to deny student loans to those with lower A-level grades would hit poor families in regions where s

Football tournaments penalise GCSE students. Can’t we avoid this fixture clash? | Gavin Kelly

A study shows pupils massively underperform in years when there’s a World Cup or European ChampionshipIt was the Hand of God that made me fail my religious education O-level – or at least that’s

How to retain teachers in the current climate? | Letters

Guardian readers respond to education secretary Damian Hinds’ new strategy for teacher retentionDamian Hinds’ recognition of the need for a new teacher retention and recruitment strategy is to be

Tougher GCSEs widen gap between poorer and better-off pupils

Education department analysis shows gap grew in 2018 after two years of narrowing The introduction of new, tougher GCSE exams in England has led to a widening of the gap between the results achieved

Steiner schools aren’t cranky – we develop heart, head and soul | Letters

Readers respond to Zoe Williams’ article about Steiner schools and the free school agendaZoe Williams (These Steiner ‘failures’ are really a failure of the free school agenda, theguardian.com, 1

GCSE pupils in England outperform those in Wales

England having more than twice as many minority ethnic pupils could be factor, study says Higher levels of immigration and the distorting effects of league tables may explain why children in England

Seasons for Growth Information Session

Seasons for Growth is an education program which explores the impact of change and loss on everyday life, and helps people learn new ways to respond. Monday 21st January 9.30—10:30am Orbiston Busine

Schools pushing children into home schooling, say councils

Watchdog told that parents are coerced into home educating, often before GCSEs Local authorities in England say some parents are being “coerced” by schools into home educating their children, oft

Medicine, Dentistry, Veterinary Careers

For all Pupils S4-5 considering a career in Medicine, Dentistry or Veterinary National Healthcare Weekend Doctors, dentists and vets will provide invaluable insight and network with your students. Day

S5/6 Parent’s Evening 22/01/19

The Parents’ Evening Booking System for all classes from S5/6 is now live. Go to http://www.parents-booking.co.uk/CNHS You will need: Your title and surname (these must match those we have on record

NLC Festive Support for Families

North Lanarkshire Give a Festive Gift Event

Christmas Fayre

The Cardinal Newman Christmas Fayre will take place on Friday 30th November. Pupils will have the opportunity to attend throughout the day and family and friends are warmly invited from 3.00 – 4.30p

Book Week Scotland 19-25 November

Click the link below to get involved in a national initiative celebrating reading and literacy. http://www.scottishbooktrust.com/book-week-scotland … …

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