Half Term

'Beano' Magic at St Pancras Station This Half-Term and Beyond...

Hannah Gal | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Entertainment
Hannah Gal

London's St Pancras station is being taken over by the Beano, with typical Dennis and friends' mischief and mayhem. For thirteen delightfully cheeky weeks, starting this half term break, the Beano characters as well as behind the scene creatives, will be putting a smile of people's faces, no doubt rekindling fond childhood memories for many.

School - What's the Crack?

Katie Kirby | Posted 24.10.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Katie Kirby

Do I have a life? BEEP BEEP - oh hang on sorry I just got a text, maybe it's someone asking if I want to go out for a drink. Oh no... it's just school AGAIN - apparently they are having cottage pie today instead of the planned menu option in order to celebrate British potato day. Like I give a f*ck!

Get Active With Warburtons Half & Half-Term Games

Jonathan Brownlee | Posted 29.07.2014 | UK Sport
Jonathan Brownlee

The school holidays were always an exciting time in the Brownlee household. This was the opportunity for my brother Alistair and I to escape from the classroom and enjoy the great outdoors.

Guide to Keeping Kids and Yummy Mummies Entertained This Half-term‏

Sarah Tetteh | Posted 23.07.2014 | UK Entertainment
Sarah Tetteh

As a child I was told I could never have pets... My dad, from Ghana, said he'd eat them. Fair play. Still don't know if he was joking or not. So now I'm faced with the dilemma of whether or not to join the 13million households in the UK with a pet, after my tot has fallen in love with his Grandmother's cat.

Try Screen Free Time This Half Term

Sigrid Daniel | Posted 19.04.2014 | UK Tech
Sigrid Daniel

From Spring-themed fun to indoors entertainment, here are six fun-packed ideas for everyone. None of them involve a screen -- so get yourselves and your children reconnected with the physical world this half term.

Rain? Boredom? Or the Half-Term Holiday? The Big Barrier to Keeping Fit (And How to Beat It)

Ben Whitmarsh | Posted 06.04.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Ben Whitmarsh

Motivation is starting to ebb away, and many parents of schoolchildren probably share the latest obstacle to my ambition. With half term creeping up, we are due to go away on a family holiday, and all I can foresee is a week where my desire to stay in shape goes all wobbly.

The Magic of Children's Books

Adele Parks | Posted 23.01.2014 | UK Lifestyle
Adele Parks

Now it's half term and I'm really looking forward to the family snuggling up with their books on the inevitable wet afternoons. Reading is a joy, it allows the imagination to thrive: give your kid the gift of escapism this half term.

EDL, Welsh Earthquake And More: The Week In Funny Tweets

The Huffington Post UK | Posted 31.05.2013 | UK Comedy

The EDL dominated this week's news - what with their marching, Anonymous hacking and claiming that the holy book of Islam is, in fact, Kerrang!. (Adm...

5 Things to Do This Half Term That Cost Under £1

Sara Bran | Posted 02.08.2012 | UK Lifestyle
Sara Bran

I'm really looking forward to half term week with my 6 year-old Biscuit-thief, and I'm determined not to watch Cbeebies even once, however much I miss it.

How To Entertain The Children This Half Term, Without Breaking The Bank

Huffington Post UK | Lucy Sherriff | Posted 13.02.2012 | UK Universities & Education

Half term is greeted with a groan by many parents. Keeping the children entertained can be costly, tiresome and headache-inducing. But it doesn't h...

Apologising, France and Sh*t Loads of Homework

Maia Orme | Posted 27.12.2011 | UK Universities & Education
Maia Orme

I've been away. Like, abroad away. I went off on a school trip to Nîmes in France with my friends, and let me tell you, it was a rave. Well not LITERALLY a rave (though that would've been AWESOME!) but it was really fun all the same.

Melanie Hick

Top Ten Last Minute Half-Term Science And Technology Days Out

HuffingtonPost.com | Melanie Hick | Posted 26.12.2011 | UK Tech

Have you lost your wits yet? Is your own mum sick of looking after your kids? We've put together some last minute life-saving days out for October hal...