Category Archives: Childhood

Resist Resits

Sometimes an idea comes along that is so distasteful, so against all that you believe to be right, that you have to stand up and say “No”. If the Government is planning to implement that idea as a policy, then … Continue reading

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There are 604,800 seconds in a week. During term times, children spend around 117,000 seconds a week in school. In theory homework might use up another 18,000 seconds each week. If they sleep for 8 hours a night, that uses … Continue reading

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