Resource packs for school closures: CAFOD

If you are a teacher or parent looking for educational resources for young people to work through with their families, CAFOD have created a resoruce pack to support you! Find worksheets, prayers, films and activities on CAFODs website here, further resources to be added soon. These resources have a Christian message but can be used […]

Financial literacy: an education for life

Why Children Need To Be Financially Literate When it comes to money management, children and young adults consistently outperform their parents, the Independent reports. 8 to 18-year-olds choose to save 7.5% of their weekly pocket money on average, while adults save just 4.9% of their disposable income, a study by Nimbl finds. Research even suggests when children […]

The impact of technology

by Ali Hamilton You’re In Doubt About Technology? See How It Impacts Our Kids By the time children are eight years old, 96% will have watched television, 81% will have played console video games, 60% will have used apps on portable devices, such as cell phones or tablets, and 90% will have used a computer. […]

Internet Safety Needs to Be Taught in Primary Schools

by Ali Hamilton   Born after the year 2000, generation Z is set to become the largest group in society before the end of 2019. Also known as digital natives, this is the first generation who will use the internet from cradle to grave. Soon enough, a third of our workforce will comprise these young, […]

What Does It Mean To Be A Citizen in an Interconnected World?

by Ali Hamilton In 2016, Prime Minister Theresa May announced that “if you believe you are a citizen of the world, you are a citizen of nowhere.” Less than three years later, the government was revoking the British citizenship of Islamic State recruit, Shamima Begum, leaving her effectively stateless. This has raised big questions in society […]

Solutions in sustainability lie in teaching the next generation about conservation

By Ali Hamilton   With reports from National Geographic detailing that the impacts of climate change are worse than expected, it’s more important than ever to find long-term solutions. This is a challenge for us all, right now, but it will ultimately fall upon the shoulders of today’s youth to really carry out the changes and ideas […]