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Teenage hormones ‘turn pupils off school for three years’

BBC – Judith Burns

“Adolescence and boredom can turn pupils off learning for three years in early secondary school, suggests a study. The overwhelming majority of pupils start secondary school with “initial enthusiasm” but this wanes during the first two years, figures suggest. The proportion who “feel good about school” falls 10 percentage points to 84% between ages seven and 14, suggests a GL Assessment poll of 32,000 pupils. Head teachers’ leaders said schools were working hard to address the issue.”(more)

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