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Parents Angry School Removed Boys' Toilet Door

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Parents

Parents have vented their frustration online after the headteacher at their children's school decided to remove the outer doors from the boys' toilets...

Parents Do A Double-Take When They See This Kids' Backpack

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 29.06.2016 | UK Parents

Shopping for back to school essentials is the bane of many parents' lives, but there are ways to make it more enjoyable. Imgur user GillyBilly uploade...

Exercise 'Boosts Kids' Brain Power And Academic Skill'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 28.06.2016 | UK Parents

Exercise boosts kids’ brain power and academic skill, says a consensus statement on physical activity in schools, published in the British Journal o...

Keep Children Learning During the Summer Holidays

Emma Louise Thompson | Posted 26.06.2016 | UK Parents
Emma Louise Thompson

Nowadays children aren't required to work during the summer so many people argue that there should be changes to the holidays... So in this article, I want to explore with you how parents can carry on educating their children throughout the school summer holidays so they don't miss out.

Melanie Sykes On The 'Hellish' Search For A School For Her Son

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

Melanie Sykes and her former husband Daniel Caltagirone have revealed they are still struggling to find a school for their son with autism. The TV pre...

Mum Finds Unique Way To Make Packed Lunches Interesting

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 23.06.2016 | UK Parents

Making packed lunches every morning is the bane of some parents' lives, but one mum has made it her mission to ensure her sons' lunches stand out. Je...

How Two Apples Can Teach Kids The Emotional Impact Of Bullying

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 22.06.2016 | UK Parents

A teacher perfectly illustrated the damaging effect bullying can have on kids using two red apples. Prior to her lesson, the teacher from Staffordshir...

Dad Pays Term-Time Holiday Fine In Pennies

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 21.06.2016 | UK Parents

A dad who was hit with a fine for taking his son on holiday during term-time decided to protest it in a unique way. Brent Catterson, from Telford, mad...

Coleen Rooney Gets Permission To Take Kai Out Of School To Watch Euro 2016

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 20.06.2016 | UK Parents

Coleen Rooney has reportedly been given permission to take her eldest son Kai out of school to watch his dad play in Euro 2016. The 30-year-old wants ...

Girl's Bullying Petition Reaches More Than 70,000 Signatures

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Parents

More than 70,000 people have signed a petition to raise awareness of a 13-year-old girl who is getting bullied at her school. Tayla Sekhmet, from Aust...

Kids 'Banned From Bringing In Packed Lunches' At This Primary School

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Parents

Children in a primary school have reportedly been banned from bringing in their own packed lunches after staff spotted pupils bringing in unhealthy fo...

This Flower Maths Puzzle For Kids Is Stumping Adults

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 17.06.2016 | UK Parents

Yet another maths problem aimed at kids is proving too difficult for adults to answer. The puzzle in question, that requires children to work out the...

Girl's Pet Snails Got Thrown Away At School, Mum Can't Stop Laughing

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Parents

A young girl who took her beloved pet snails - Anna and Elsa - into school was pretty gobsmacked when they were accidentally thrown away. The girl, wh...

10 Gift Ideas For Your Kid's Teacher At The End Of Term

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 16.06.2016 | UK Parents

With the school term coming to an end, there's one more thing you may be worrying about before the summer holidays kick off - end-of-term gifts for te...

Openness And Nudity Is The Best Way To Educate Kids About Sex, Report Claims

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 14.06.2016 | UK Parents

Openness is key to teaching children about sex, relationships and body honesty, according to a report released by a society for British Naturists. Br...

Teacher Let Kids Doodle Over Dress For Heartwarming Reason

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Parents

A teacher ensured she would never forget her class of Year 2 children by letting them doodle over her dress at the end of term. Chris-ShaRee Castlebur...

Girls 'Wear Shorts Under Skirts' To Avoid Harassment At School

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 08.06.2016 | UK Parents

Schoolgirls are choosing to wear shorts under their skirts to avoid sexual harassment, a discussion in parliament has revealed. The Women and Equalit...

Dad Calls This Year 5 Maths Question 'Impossible'

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 10.06.2016 | UK Parents

A dad has called his 10-year-old son's maths homework question "impossible", and others seem to agree. The 43-year-old was helping his son, a Year 5 ...

Get the Most Out of University - Study a Subject You Love

Karianne Robinson | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education
Karianne Robinson

Choosing a subject to study at degree level is the first big hurdle in the university application process. Being able to make a strong, confident decision at this stage can make the whole application process easier and prevent concerns from growing about whether or not you've made the right decision. Unfortunately, it's rarely an easy decision to make when there are so many different considerations to bear in mind.

Dad Who Won Term-Time Holiday Ruling Will Help Parents Redeem Fines

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 07.06.2016 | UK Parents

Dad John Platt who won a High Court term-time holiday ruling after refusing to pay his £120 fine hopes to help hundreds of other parents claim their ...

Melanie Sykes Is Struggling To Find A School For Her Son Who Has Autism

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 06.06.2016 | UK Parents

Melanie Sykes has revealed she is struggling to find a school for her 11-year-old son, who has autism, after he recently left his mainstream school. T...

The University Gender Gap Begins Earlier Than You Might Think

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 03.06.2016 | UK Universities & Education

Girls as young as 13 are more likely than boys to believe going to university is important, new research into the gender gap in degree studies suggest...

Year 6 Pupils' Open Letter To Nicky Morgan About 'Stressful' SATs

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Parents

A class of Year 6 children have written an open letter to Nicky Morgan addressing this year's SATs reading test. The pupils, from Andoversford Primary...

Trainee Teachers Will Now Be Taught How To Support Kids With Autism

The Huffington Post | Amy Packham | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Parents

Trainee teachers in England will now be taught how to support children with autism following a campaign by national charities and parents. After the i...

Teens' Reaction To GCSE Maths Proves Great British Tradition Lives On

The Huffington Post | George Bowden | Posted 26.05.2016 | UK Universities & Education

If you were ever in doubt at just how strong post-GCSE Twitter game is, look no further than #EdexcelMaths. Thousands of students followed Thursday mo...