Category - secondary schools

  • October 13, 2017

    There is a big mismatch between pupil take-up of extra-curricular activities such as debating and volunteering in secondary schools – activities that could help develop the life skills regarded as essential by employers – and what teachers say their school is offering, according to a new report from the Sutton Trust

  • September 15, 2016

    Quakers in Scotland and ForcesWatch are presenting a petition to The Scottish Parliament on Thursday (15 September) calling for greater scrutiny, guidance and consultation on armed forces visits to schools in Scotland.

  • September 23, 2015

    ForcesWatch has praised the Welsh Government over a decision to support in principle more research into how the armed forces operate in secondary schools in Wales.

  • January 21, 2010

    The British army appears to be targeting young people from the poorest backgrounds, according to new research. Disadvantaged schools were found more likely to recieve army visits.