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Can active learning help to close the attainment gap?

A year of COVID restrictions, social distancing, and lockdowns has had an impact not only on children’s learning but also on their physical activity. Without the opportunity to burn off energy in the playground or take part in sports clubs, many children have been spending less time moving and more time in front of their screens....

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Turning the playground into the classroom

Niamh Hunter believes an innovative approach to social distancing could help to close the attainment gap and, in this article, suggests some activities that could well work for others too.

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