Some links from the world of education and schools work:

National Gallery inspires children’s art: London children are to have their artwork displayed in the National Gallery after being inspired by pieces from its collection.

Labour plans compulsory community service for youngsters: Manifesto pledge for under-19s to do 50 hours’ voluntary work.

Misbehaviour costs others a lesson a day: Naughty pupils are costing all children a lesson a day and indulgent parents are largely to blame.

Record numbers of young not in work or education: Figures published by Tories show record number of young are not in any form of education, employment or training (Neets), according to figures published by the Conservatives.

Art in Heaven: The NATRE (National Association of Teachers of Religious Education) are running a competition to help students explore their spiritual ideas, questions and beliefs. Each year the competition sets 5 themes that students need to respond to through art, and once again this year they are themes that will get them talking, thinking, debating and questioning for themselves.  This year’s themes are:

  1. Mystery!
  2. Open Minded!
  3. Life is Sacred
  4. Justice for Everyone
  5. Who is God?
Married to the amazing Sarah and raising Jakey, Daniel, Amelia, Josh & Jonah in our blended family. Passionate for Jesus, social work & sport.

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