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Trophy Kids

Trophies and Oscars

  It’s that time of year again. One hour after the envelopes flopped onto the doormat the phone rang. It was Mish from down the road whose DELIGHTFUL daughter Persephone plays with my son Oscar when there’s absolutely NO ONE else around. They’ve both sat the 11+ Exam for a highly selective private school in our town. […]

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Treadmills

Treadmill

Ever feel like the education system and life in general is a treadmill ? You’re launched aged 0 and don’t stop till you drop off somewhere along the way. We slept in this morning – half term – until 10.30 am. After 6 weeks of 6.30am starts, 6 days a week, the hours are beginning to […]

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English!

Kindle

So. Which books should our kids be reading for the GCSE syllabus in the UK? Our esteemed Education Secretary is scrapping some of the best books written in English. Why? Because they’ve been penned by foreigners. According to Michael Gove’s scheme, some of the most stunning sentences ever composed in the English language by Arthur […]

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Exam Results

Exam Grades

Can you ever relax on holiday knowing the exam results are on their way? I hope your kids all did as well as they deserved in their GCSE’s and A Levels this year! Of all the Heir Raising problems, exams have got to be right up there, no? On the whole, most parents are pretty […]

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