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The Dangers of Social Media

The Dangers of Social Media

We all know that social media is a brilliant way to chat to friends and see what is going on around the world. However, it’s not all good as there can be a lot of negative things going on behind the scenes. Many people, when they download new apps, actually seem to ignore the terms […]

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Taking the Tablet

Taking the Tablet

  Increasingly, adults have been questioning whether children should have tablets or not, and they’re not referring to the ones we need when we’re poorly. For some parents, seeing their child spending lots of time playing indoors on tablets, phones and other devices is deeply worrying. They’d much prefer their family members to read more […]

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Obesity: A growing problem

Obesity:  A growing problem

Almost a third of 10-11 year olds and over a fifth of 4-5 year olds are overweight or obese.

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‘Childhood now ends at 12’

‘Childhood now ends at 12’

A survey taken by the BBC suggests that two thirds of people believe that in today’s society controlled by celebrities and the media in children as young as 10 are being pressured to become teenagers and forget all about theirs toys and childhood.

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Parents Invading Privacy!

Parents Invading Privacy!

Claire Perry, the Government’s adviser, believes that parents should have the right to read their children’s texts and personal messages.

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Cyber Bullying Crackdown

Cyber Bullying Crackdown

Cyber bullying has become a big issue all over the world, and we need to stop it. With social media being used on a day to day basis it is now getting out of control.

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Child Poverty in England

Child Poverty in England

‘Can child poverty get any worse?’ says charity. Government cuts could make UK children’s poverty worse says charity Unicef. Unicef’s new report on 35 wealthy countries says Britain has done very well protecting children from the planets money troubles for the moment. However they have said that any more cuts will badly affect children’s education, […]

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Too much control?

Too much control?

A brand new sim card is now available so that parents can track how their children use their mobile phones. Is this a way to protect children or is it taking away their privacy?

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Cinematheque Club

Cinematheque Club

After a lot of planning and many tasks the children from St Andrew’s Primary School are now putting together their film for the cinematheque project. have a look at the film below to see how they have been getting along.

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Children in Need

Children in Need

Children In Need is on a mission to raise more than ever before during this years broadcast on Friday 18th November 2011. The BBC will host the event and it is sure to be a night to remember! The evening will see stars lighting up the room such as, Coldplay, Lady Gaga, JLS, N-DubZ and […]