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Students and teachers say new A Levels have “hit them hard”

A major reform hit A-level syllabuses nationwide in 2015 when all subjects were forced to give final exams to students after two years rather than grades based on different module assessments. Teachers and students say these changes have put them under far too much pressure.  The changes made to the a-levels examination officially began in September 2015 where they were made linear with stude...

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The Dangers of Limiting Young People

The Dangers of Limiting Young People

The chairman of the ‘Rio Ferdinand Foundation’ discussed the dangers of limiting young people in their careers and refusing stereotypes. Bintou Crookes Martin, the chairman of the ‘Rio Ferdinand Foundation’, spoke passionately about South London communities and stressed the importance of not limiting career choices because of imagination. She said: “[Young people] oft...

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Young boy is sponsored to train for the Paralympic Games by local property developer.

Young boy is sponsored to train for the Paralympic Games by local property developer.

Ruben, a 12-year-old, has received a £500 sponsor from the company Redrow to help fund his wheelchair tennis training. Kent-based Ruben was born with congenital talipes equinovarus (also known as clubfeet) and has recently had both of his feet removed after not being able to position them properly without pain. His passion started after his parents discovered wheelchair tennis in 2018 after realis...

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Heart Disease Charity Calls for More Help Fundraising

Heart Disease Charity Calls for More Help Fundraising

A teenager diagnosed with a heart disease has called for more help fundraising for a charity which tackles the disease. Sonea Hodgson has requested members to help her fundraise from the local place of Woolwich and surrounding areas for the British Heart Foundation.  Fundraising events planned by her such as quiz nights and walks “will help to fund life saving research, which could lead to be...

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#MELTDOWN at London Southbank?

#MELTDOWN at London Southbank?

Burger King eliminates all plastic toys from their kids’ meals for their new initiative called the #meltdown. A new statue with the name “Beep Beep” was put in place by Burger King along Southbank to raise awareness regarding the over production and consumption goods that are inefficient and disposable over durable ones (also known as the ‘throw-away’ mindset). This is due to two young girls, 9-ye...

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