Category Archive: Schools In Wales

May 27

WALES – Fixed Penalty Notices for regular non-attendance at school

A consultation on proposals for the introduction of fixed penalty notices for regular non-attendance at school closed on the 22 February 2013. The consultation ran for twelve weeks and provided an opportunity for stakeholders to comment on and inform further policy development of the proposals to implement penalty notices. I asked my officials to undertake …

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Sep 02

WALES – Heavy school bags blamed for back pain in youngsters

CHILDREN could be damaging their backs by carrying heavy schoolbags, a new study has found. As youngsters prepare to go back to school parents and carers are being warned of the dangers of heavy backpacks and the damage they can cause to children’s spines. The warning comes following a study which looked at why back …

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