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Teachers need better understanding of adopted children

Published: 28.01.15

Adoption UK’S CEO Hugh Thornbery has been interviewed on radio station Banbury Sound about the charity’s aim of raising £10,000.
Teachers need better understanding of adopted children

The money is to be rasied to provide schools with more understanding for adopted children after half (51 percent) of them failed to hit educational targets at junior schools last year.

Hugh tells listeners that Adoption UK wants teachers to have a better understanding of the needs of adopted children after three quarters of adoptive parents told the charity they feel their children are falling behind their classmates. The Reaching Their Full Potential appeal was launched on 2 December. 

Press play on the audio file below to listen to the interview: