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Back to School printer giveaway with Cartridge People #AD

As the most challenging of academic years has just ended, I wanted to give my readers something to get excited about. I hope you’ll agree this giveaway with Cartridge People fits the bill as one reader of Dadbloguk will win an HP OfficeJet 7110 wide format printer worth £110 plus a back to School Bundle!

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Family Life & parenting

The weirdest academic year ever comes to an end

That’s a wrap, the 2020/2021 academic year has come to an end for this family. What a year it has been: Draining, challenging and exhausting. I just hope the forthcoming academic year is a much easier experience for youngsters, parents, teachers and everyone working in education and childcare.

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Family Life & parenting

Education is a lifelong process

I recently found myself giving a presentation to a youth group. Knowing some of them had recently been through the 2021 GCSE assessment process, I told them not to worry if they didn’t get the grades they wanted. I told them that education is a lifelong process and that I had recently sat GCSE maths

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Extending the school day is a bad idea

Watch out school children and watch out mums and dads. It seems almost inevitable the school day is going to be lengthened as part of the post COVID-19, Education Recovery Plan. How long the school day will be extended by remains to be seen, but one option is to have a school day that runs

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Headucate Me: Back to School mental health post lockdown

Schools in England open en-masse next week. This begs the question: How do you emotionally and mentally prepare your child for the return to the classroom? Psychotherapist Mark Newey of Headucate Me has produced a free, online programme for youngsters called Back to School. As the name suggests, the aim is to help school students

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