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The boy who taught himself to play

[ad_1] Student Nuradean Arreythe loved classical music so much he taught himself how to play, even though he doesn’t read music or own a piano.He practised on an old keyboard until it broke. But even that hasn’t stopped him from playing where he can.Produced and filmed by Rozina Sini and Kash Jones. [ad_2] Source link
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‘Lessons to be learnt’ over older Stoke High School pupil

[ad_1] Image copyright Snapchat Image caption A pupil at Stoke High shared an image on social media with the message: "How's there a 30-year-old man in our maths class?" An MP said he hoped lessons would be learned by the Home Office now an adult asylum seeker has left a school where he posed as a 15-year-old pupil. The man, whom Year 11 classmates claimed was as old as 30,
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Police plea to schools to cut Northamptonshire gang crime

[ad_1] Image copyright YouTube Image caption Gang members in Wellingborough have posted music videos of themselves on YouTube Head teachers have been asked by police to try to keep pupils in education for as long as possible to help reduce the "epidemic of gang violence". Insp Daryl Lyon, who wrote to each school in Northamptonshire, said pupils at risk of exclusion could be referred to police for support.There were 3,918
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Climate strike: Why are students striking and will it have an impact?

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Are the UK's school strikes for climate change the moment that British youth finally wakes up to the "climate emergency"?It may not represent a paradigm shift just yet, but the speed and scale of this young person's movement does make it feel more than a momentary splutter of impotent anger.Ever since the then 15-year-old Swede Greta Thunberg decided to stop going to school on Fridays
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The robot helping a seven-year-old boy go to school

[ad_1] A seven-year-old boy with leukaemia is using a robot to take part in lessons at school.Sam's weak immune system means he can't be in the classroom, so the AV1 robot acts as his eyes, ears, voice and hands.A new government funded initiative is aiming to help children with long-term illnesses to participate in school lessons from home.Sam's mum Jude told BBC Radio 5 Live: "Perhaps most importantly for Sam,
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Perinatal OCD: ‘I was worried I’d do something to my kids’

[ad_1] A mother from Stafford who had "terrifying" thoughts after the birth of her son said she had no idea she had perinatal obsessive compulsive disorder.The thoughts were so bad that Amy Hill was afraid she was going to harm her two children.Two to three in every 100 women suffer from perinatal OCD according to the Royal College of Psychiatrists.Amy has received help from her local mental health team and
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Warwick University hires legal expert for rape chat review

[ad_1] Image copyright Getty Images Image caption The University of Warwick has been criticised for how it handled an investigation into a group chat encouraging rape A university at the centre of a Whatsapp rape chat probe has laid out review plans after its handling of the investigation was called into question.Warwick University was accused of "condoning rape culture" after students who threatened rape in an online chat had their
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Glasgow primary schools to trial car-free zones

[ad_1] Image copyright Glasgow City Council Image caption Seven Glasgow City Council schools will take part in the pilot Car-free zones are to be introduced around some primary schools as part of a move to keep pupils safe. Glasgow City Council said seven primary schools are to trial the temporary pedestrian areas for 18 months to improve road safety. The areas will be traffic-free at certain times while pupils come
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Probe after Coventry students wear anti-Semitic T-shirts

[ad_1] Image copyright Google Image caption Coventry University is investigating the alleged anti-Semitism A student union has suspended the activities of a sports club after two people were pictured wearing anti-Semitic T-shirts on a night out.The pair, from Coventry University, wore tops branded with a Swastika and other racist scrawled slogans.The university said they would be taking disciplinary action following their probe.Its student union said it would not tolerate hate