Data released by the National Health Service reveals that 33 children are admitted to hospital each day in England, with drink related problems. The NHS figures also reveal that 7034 kids under 18 years old received treatment for problems related to drinking alcohol in the first six months of 2011.
The statistics prove just how many kids, with some as young as (more…)
The latest data released by the National Health Service reveals an alarming increase in childhood obesity among children at primary school. Figures provided by the National Child Measurement Programme show that a third of children leaving primary school are either overweight or obese.
The NCMP used data gathered from a study of more than a million school age children, revealing that the number of overweight or obese children has risen. In 2010-11, the number of children (more…)
Maths is a notoriously troublesome subject to teach children in school, especially as the kids reach their teenage years and have to sit and listen to a teacher explaining trigonometry, and other aspects of mathematics. A number of schools and colleges struggle with keeping children’s maths skills up to scratch. Using games, such as (more…)
A child aged five years old has been taken into care, because the parents couldn’t bring the child’s weight under control. Legal reasons prevent the child from being named, but Tameside council social services, Greater Manchester decided that the child should be placed in care. This is the second time that the local authority has taken a child into care for obesity reasons.
The child reportedly weighed about 4 stone 4lb, which is about (more…)