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Teenagers to start class later?


The head of a school in North Tyneside is considering starting lessons at 11am due to new research which shows teenagers' brains work better in the afternoon. Russell Foster, the neuroscientist who performed the tests, and general secretary of the teachers union NASUWT Chris Keates discuss whether timetables should be redesigned to help teenagers learn.

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