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Why I am boycotting school photos

Why I am boycotting school photos After posting about this on Facebook it seems as though I’m not the only one – please support me if you agree with this, numbers speak volume and we need to make a stand… Just a quick note before I start, this is not a swipe at schools as […]

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Holiday Hunger, Children Go Hungry When Not At School

Have you heard of holiday hunger? Some children go hungry when they’re not at school And teachers are calling for a change. A quarter of all teachers are calling for holiday breakfast or lunch clubs for pupils to give needy children one decent meal a day. Some hard up families can’t afford to give their […]

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Kids

School Uniform Price Comparison

So many supermarkets and stores sell school uniform now, making our lives easier. The question on everyones lips is ‘where is the cheapest to buy’? Hopefully, my school uniform price comparison will help. I have scoured so many websites to try and find you the best value uniform. I know only too well how expensive […]

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Animals Spat On During School Trip To London Zoo

Animals Spat On During School Trip To London Zoo A trip to London Zoo turned into a very chaotic one, with students spitting on animals. However, that is not all that happened, one pupil also became unconscious on the trip. The end of term trip, seen year 7 students spitting on birds in the Snowden […]

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Kids

How to get over homework horrors

How to get over homework horrors Chances are your children have brought homework from school with them for the summer holidays or you may have a child starting homework for the first time come September. Homework is one of the major sources of stress in a family – it causes even more battles than doing […]

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Student grants are set to be replaced with loans

Student grants are set to be replaced with loans Will this affect you or a family member? There are changes to be brought into affect from 1st August 2016 in England which will see changes to students grants. The grants will be abolished and replaced with a loan if you come from a low income […]

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Kids

How a digital shutdown can help your child concentrate at school

How a digital shutdown can help your child concentrate at school The digital takeover has well and truly arrived. Most children will possess a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer, and in many cases, they will use each of these at least once a day. Digital devices such as these can be helpful when used […]

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Should I send my child to an academy?

Should I send my child to an academy? There has been a great deal of media coverage recently of the government’s decision to accelerate the academy programme. The Queen’s Speech is expected to contain a Bill forcing all schools to become academies by 2020. The Department for Education argument is that academies raise standards. And […]

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How to prepare your child for starting school

How to prepare your child for starting school Most parents in Britain now know which primary schools their children will be attending and, for many of us, this has thrown into stark focus the reality of sending our babies off into the big bad world. It can feel daunting enough for us adults; just imagine […]

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Money Saving

Help With School Uniform Costs

Help With School Uniform Costs Not everyone is entitled to this help though… I think school uniforms are expensive and it takes a lot of shopping around to find the best deals. I often shop in the sales in October – November time when school uniforms are being reduced.  You can often pick up uniform […]

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Holidays

Term-time holiday court cases dropped

Term-time holiday court cases dropped A BBC investigation has found a number of councils have now dropped court cases, is this good news? You may remember the court case of father, Jon Platt, who refused to pay a fine after taking his daughter on a family holiday during term time. The court ruled that Jon was […]

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Kids

Aldi Full School Uniform for only £4

Aldi Full School Uniform for only £4 Wow, this is fab! Get an Aldi full school uniform for only £4! From Thursday 14th July, Aldi’s school uniform range will be in stores, whilst stocks last. You can also pre-order the uniforms online from Thursday 7th July. Their uniform deal beats every other retailer hands down… Get a […]

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Child had cold McDonalds for school lunch

Child had cold McDonalds for school lunch It is heartbreaking to think that some kids aren’t being fed properly At what point does a parent think it is ok to send a child to school without a decent packed lunch? The problem has got that bad at Mary Magdalene Catholic Primary School that the head teacher […]

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A Mum Attacked A Dad With Stiletto And Avoids Jail

A Mum Attacked A Dad With Stiletto and Avoids Jail A mum attacks a fellow parent with a metal tipped stiletto as he was occupying a toilet she wanted to use. The Incident occurred on May 4. After turning up DRUNK to pick up her child, 30-year-old, Emma Harrington started an argument in the reception […]

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