The residential school trip

Just before the kids broke up for the Christmas break, Mrs Adams and I received an email from Helen and Izzy’s school. It was a very simple message, but my heart has been aching ever since.

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Hi ho, hi ho, it’s off on a residential school trip my daughter goes.
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Outstanding versus Good school: which is better?

Like many families, the past couple of weeks have been slightly more tense than normal. While we’ve had the fun of the Easter holidays, we knew that at the very end of the break, we’d receive confirmation of our youngest daughter’s reception class place.

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Many parents try to get their kids into schools rated Outstanding by Ofsted. Is it, however, the correct thing to do?

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