Monthly Archives: February 2012

Stop whining about not being able to take your kids on holiday during term time

Of course we want cheaper holidays and quieter beaches, but we can’t have them. It’s time to get over it. In England and Wales, education secretary Michael Gove has decided to ban parents from taking kids out of school to … Continue reading

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Internet safety: Sensible advice from a policeman

So it was the internet safety talk to parents and a few of us – maybe 30 from a possible 300 – made it out to the high school theatre. Not an impressive turnout. Especially once the talk started, it … Continue reading

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How is University Different from Secondary School?

The transition from GCSE level to A Levels/IB is often a daunting experience for secondary school students. However, as most will be taking their A Levels or diploma in the same institution where they completed their GCSEs, there is always … Continue reading

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