‘Children seem a lot angrier’: The lingering legacy of the pandemic in our primary schools
At a meeting of Stockport primaries, several teachers agreed on one thing: their Year 2s are behaving differently
Dear members — recently we’ve been working on a series of articles about education in Greater Manchester. You might remember our story from last month, ‘Are Greater Manchester's schools falling behind?’, which asked what we can learn from London’s “educational miracle” and whether we should worry about how local schools compare.
Today’s piece by Mollie looks at how young children’s lives have been impacted by the pandemic. We’ve spoken to teachers at various primary schools across Greater Manchester, and they agree on one thing: there’s been a noticeable impact on the behaviour of some of their youngest students — children who missed out on key developmental experiences during the periods of lockdown.
A warm welcome to our dozens of new members who joined us to read part two of our profile on Sacha Lord yesterday. Both of Jack’s pieces about Lord have proven to be extremely popular, and they have driven some of the best member growth we have ever seen by this point in a month. We norm…
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