It is that time of year already? Hundreds of thousands of pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have been receiving their GCSE results today. Overall, on average across all GCSE subjects this year’s results show a slight rise in A* to C grades, with 68.8% of entries scored A*-C, up 0.7 percentage points on…

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We know as scientists that endorphins are released during exercise. New findings from biology and education research shows that regular exercise benefits the brain in numerous ways. Regular workouts in the gym or at home improve attention span, memory and learning. They can also reduce stress and the effects of attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and…

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So, it’s the “Big Day” again. Shouts of excitement and “high 5s” are juxtaposed with tears and worry. Facebook is going into overdrive. Futures are secured for some, while others face uncertainty. Overall, A-level grades have edged down this year, as pupils in England, Wales and Northern Ireland receive their results. Overall, there has been…

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A new sub-species has just been discovered on Earth…..Homo sapiens facebookensis. This creature looks for all intents and purposes like a humanoid, but with a mobile phone (most often a Samsung or an Apple) surgically fused to their hand. If for any reason, the phone is separated from the rest of the body, Homo sapiens…

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