Students need to master the ‘home-school balance’
A Preston teenager is urging parents to ensure that their youngsters have a healthy school-life balance.
The plea from 16-year-old Nilay Patel comes as research from National Citizen Service (NCS) reveals over half of 15 to 17-year-olds are worried about how to balance school and social lives.
The study revealed that more than half (57 per cent) of 15 to 17-year-olds felt schoolwork must come before anything else if they want to do well in the future and only 39 per cent of teens in this age group questioned thought being happy was more important than good grades.
The teenager’s mum Dee and... read more
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