Scottish Book Trust, the national charity transforming lives through reading and writing, has opened applications for the Bookbug Hero Award and the Learning Professional Award 2020. New for this year, the Bookbug Hero Award will be run in association with Walker Books and will honour someone working with Bookbug who
According to the responses of over 2,000 parents with kids under the age of 16, the top 10 traits parents would most like to see in their kids’ friendships, include kindness, generosity and empathy with other traits such as being ambitious, sporty and academic coming much further down the list.
A new survey by YouGov has revealed that over half (52%) of parents and guardians of school-aged children don’t know all of their times tables. Furthermore, the research, conducted on behalf of educational app Edplus, found that:The easiest times table to recall perfectly was the two times table (76% got
A world-exclusive display is coming to Edinburgh Zoo this summer, with a killer whale, a hammerhead shark, a giant squid and an octopus among over 30 life-sized sculptures made of LEGO® bricks. It is the first-ever showing of BRICKLIVE Ocean, which will run from 6 July to 8 September. More
Today, (Monday April 1) Scone Palace will open its doors for another season of historic tours, award-winning events and family-friendly fun. Scone Palace will mark the beginning of the 2019 season by gifting the first visitors to go through the Palace gates and reach the ticket booth with a Family
Glasgow Rocks basketball captain Kieron Achara has teamed up with NSPCC Scotland to raise awareness of Children’s Mental Health Week. Former Great Britain captain Kieron, 35, from Stirling, revealed he suffered from anxiety growing up as a child, adding that he was often made to feel different from other children
The Scottish Government has announced that new guidance, specific to Scotland, will be produced on the healthy use of social media and screen time for young people, Minister for Mental Health Clare Haughey said: “Social media has become a part of everyday life, and it’s difficult to imagine our day-to-day