Wales childhood
Page last updated at 09:54 GMT, Tuesday, 17 November 2009

Child with mobile
One in four parents in Wales would allow their child to have a mobile telephone by the age of 10 or under, a survey suggests.



Books Children's reading not improving
Primary school pupils in Wales are not making enough progress in reading and writing, says the inspection body Estyn.

Kids playing Action over truancy and behaviour
A plan to improve attendance and behaviour at schools in Wales emphasises the role parents have to play.

Bullying School homophobia report launched
A charity says it will distribute a bilingual report on homophobic bullying to every secondary school.

The Venture Grant 'may not save' play scheme
A pioneering playground on one of Wales' poorest housing estates may have to close despite winning a grant.


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