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NHS Covid Passes Now Available for 12-15-year-olds

Posted: Friday, 18 February 2022 - 2:56pm

The NHS Covid pass can now be used by 13-15-year-olds through the NHS app, and 12-year-olds can now access it through a web browser in line with Apple’s App Store age policy.
The digital vaccine passport is used to prove vaccination status and proof of recent infection and came into effect on 3rd February 2022. This makes international travel for young people much easier as many countries require children aged 12 and over from overseas to be fully vaccinated.

Wildlife Trusts Launch Campaign For Outdoor Learning

Posted: Tuesday, 8 February 2022 - 9:31pm

The Wildlife Trusts are asking for support for a new online campaign that will boost more outdoor learning in nature for children and young people.

The Wildlife Trusts are a federation of 46 independent wildlife conservation charities. A recent poll revealed that 1,000 people believe children do not spend enough time enjoying the outdoors. The campaign aims to support schools to give children the opportunity to spend more time outside in the natural world.

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Boy Banned From School Trip Due to COVID

Posted: Monday, 24 January 2022 - 3:35pm

A father has shown his frustration as his son, a pupil at Red Hall Primary School in Darlington, was not allowed to attend a panto trip this Christmas due to having time off school due to COVID earlier in the year.

The trip is organised each year for pupils who have achieved 99 per cent attendance in the school year, which went ahead last Friday. A pupil’s father, Craig Goodenough, said he was frustrated that his son, Adam, 11, was being penalised because he did not attend the school after testing for COVID in October.

Parents May Lose Money if Italian Trip is Cancelled Due to Coronavirus Fears

Posted: Monday, 9 March 2020 - 1:22pm

Amelia Taylor-Clarke, a 10 year old pupil from Mab Lane Primary School in Liverpool may not go on her "holiday of a lifetime" to northern Italy as a result of coronavirus fears. To make matters worse, her mother Amanda Clarke may only receive a partial refund if she doesn't go.


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British schoolgirl assaulted on school trip to Iceland

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A viral video shows a black girl being assaulted by a white woman in a corridor.

Police in Iceland are investigating after a British schoolgirl was slapped and chased by a tour guide in a hotel corridor.

The schoolgirl, 13, who attended Harris Girls’ Academy, was assaulted whilst on a school trip to Iceland to see the Northern Lights. The incident occurred at Hotel Örk, Hveragerdi on 13th October.