With the Boscombe Coastal Activity Park opening this weekend, the legacy of the failed Surf Reef is again brought into the light. Back in 2009, Boscombe’s new artificial surf reef was set to be the driving force behind the town’s regeneration scheme that sought to rejuvenate Bournemouth’s most deprived area. £3 million plan years in […]
A survey by illicitencounters.com, a website for married people who want affairs, has shown Bournemouth to be the most faithful town in the UK. The study, compiled from member data spanning over 140 towns, has shown that around only 70 out of the 186,700 residents of Bournemouth are having affairs. Compare this to Maidenhead in […]
On the 13th April Michael Gove announced plans to lengthen school days and shorten school Summers, a plan that, as one might imagine, has met heavy opposition. One of the greatest opponents of Gove’s new plans however is the NUT, the National Union of Teachers, a group that along with NASUWT, the National Association of […]
In light of recent proposals to extend school hours, Michael Gove has taken Asian countries such as China as an example, citing a higher general standard and higher expectations for both scientific and mathematical knowledge, a claim held up by . A Whitehall correspondent is quoted to have said, “We can either start working for […]
With next years plans for longer school days and shorter school Summer holidays looming for students nationwide, it’s important to look back and consult previous studies and information on such subjects. This slideshow is a collection of studies compiled concerning lengthening school days, collected from various American state sources over the last few years.
[image src=”http://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/0e/Michael_Gove_cropped.jpg” width=”200″ height=”250″ title=”Michael Gove” lightbox=”yes” align=”left”] On the 18th April Michael Gove, Conservative Minister for Education, declared a new plan for the length of school days and the length of school Summers. The plan is to have the average school day ending around 4:30PM and Summer shortened by 2 weeks, to 4 […]