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We need to fix holiday prices for families

And by “fix”, I don’t mean set but sort out. How much do you spend on holiday? Ask many parents and they’ll reflexively say, “Too much”, but the issue of high season holiday prices for families is on the government agenda now after a couple of e-petitions have garnered huge support. Yesterday MPs debated a […]

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Longer school hours: A parent vs teacher view

Well Mr Gove has ruffled a few feathers with his plans on reforming the British educational system. This will affect anyone with a child at school so BritMums asked a parent and a teacher to give their points of view. Helen Wills from Actually Mummy leads the discussion and Nikki Thomas from Stressy Mummy adds […]

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Guest post: Parents, teachers are not childminders

Julia Skinner, retired-headteacher and vociferous blogger lifts the lid on an unpleasant phenomenon creeping into some parents’ attitudes to schools… So, do you or anyone you know think of the school as somewhere to ‘put’ the children rather than a source of enriching education?  Deputy Prime Minister Nick Clegg’s recent speech caught my eye especially […]

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