Awarding in 2022: Working in partnership with the Department of Education (Northern Ireland)

Department of Education NI
11 June 2021
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Officials from the Department of Education have met with many young people who are due to sit examinations in 2022 to hear directly their views on awarding. It was, however, on meeting with their parents that the full extent of the challenges they have faced and the concerns they have were put forward.

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T.A.L.K to your daughters about dangers of the internet

Susie Hargreaves
08 June 2021
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We are all spending more time online than ever before and online predators are taking advantage and finding new ways to contact, manipulate and coerce young and teenage girls into sharing sexual images or videos of themselves. At the Internet Watch Foundation (IWF), we have seen an alarming rise in self-generated online sexual abuse cases; in 2020, we found 68,000 cases of self-generated child sexual abuse, which is a massive 77% increase on 2019. The vast majority, 80%, of these cases involve girls aged 11-13 years old and in some cases, a child is live streaming and unaware that they are being recorded. It is a horrible crime and, as parents, we need to do everything in our power to prevent our own children from becoming victims, without denying them the fun and entertainment that safe use of the internet undoubtedly offers.

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Raising More – Using Your Community Links & Skills

Kerry-Jane Packman
02 June 2021
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How to think outside the box – your fundraising can be so much more than events!

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What 2021 results will mean for your child

Simon Lebus
02 June 2021
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Studying for qualifications this year has certainly been a different experience. Not just for students, but as their parents, it is different from everything you may have learned to expect from your children's key exam years.

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Join the army of schools that are becoming Sun Safe Schools accredited

Christina Driver
19 May 2021
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First launched in 2013, the annual FREE Sun Safe Schools national accreditation programme was developed by Skcin to provide primary schools with all the tools, resources, advice and support they need to assist them in their duty of care to safeguard children against UV and prevent skin cancer through education.

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