Teen dream school opens at 10am

18 March 2013

UCL Academy has become the first school in Britain to introduce 10am starts as research shows teenage pupils perform better after a lie-in. “Youngsters are turning up alert and ready to learn and are focused and engaged in lessons," said head teacher Geraldine Davies. Read: Sunday Times (£) Listen: BBC Radio 4's Today (from 2 hours, 28 mins) More: Daily Mail Evening Standard UCL News Irish Independent New Scientist