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Let's make books central to all early years practice

I think I am happy. Therefore I am happy

Great blog from our CEO, Professor Sonia Blandford on mental health issues across social and economic boundaries and how schools can support their pupils

Born to Fail?

Professor Sonia Blandford delves into why working class children do not achieved why this is not the will to stop the growth of disadvantage among the working class