Changes to toilet breaks, staff meetings and home marking: primary and secondary school teachers tell us the challenges they'll face.
A couple of years ago only actual parents would have known when school terms were starting. Then one savvy shop invented “Back to School” — a capitalised Shopping Occasion. It’s not just the pencil case and new shoes now: Ikea says you’ll need a new Back to School desk! Curry’s has “new- term” TVs! It’s only a matter of time before Jeremy Corbyn suggests a Back to School bank holiday.
Children are heading back to school this week, and Croydon Council is taking that opportunity to experiment with ways to tackle school run congestion. The latest scheme uses automatic number plate recognition to set up 'exclusion zones'
When picking up school supplies, don’t forget a calendar or agenda to keep track of projects, dividers to separate material, sticky notes to write down ideas, and if they have a locker- a locker shelf to keep their space clean.
Genuine question. What do you find stressful about parenthood? EVERYTHING!! We know, we feel you, but it turns out there are certain parenting situations that are that little bit more stressy than others. Think getting the kids to bed, the daily ‘BRUSH YOUR TEETH!’ battle and the dreaded school run, obvs! A study by belVita Breakfast of 2,000 parents of school-age children has revealed that the average mum and dad spend almost two hours a day feeling stressed, with 63% going as far as to say the majority of their stress is parenting related. No kidding!Mornings are the worst time of day for parents with the average mum and dad having at least one day a week where they struggle to get out of the front door on time for school and work.Dr Linda Papadopoulos, who has been working with belVita Breakfast to help relieve parents stresses, particularly in the mornings, said of the findings: “The stress and challenges of parenting can feel overwhelming - especially when we feel under pressure to get a lot done in a short space of time.”"Morning can be especially challenging and it’s key to develop a positive, convenient routine in the morning as it sets the rhythm for the day.”"When it’s ‘back to school time’, trying to get everything done and leaving the house on time is at its most pressurised so developing strategies that you give you and your family a sense of control is really important.”Read on for the top twenty parenting situs that get the blood pressure rising that little bit more…What would you add to the list? Let us know @YahooStyleUKBaby Name Regret: One Fifth Of Parents Aren’t Happy With Their Little One’s MonikerThe Quirkiest Celebrity Baby Names List
Hundreds of thousands of teenagers in England, Wales and Northern Ireland have found out their A-level and AS results today.So if you’ve got your results today, congrats, you’re no longer a school kid who is forced to adhere to a dress code. You’re now a student, free to wear what you want and flaunt your fashionable side - until you oversleep your first lecture and turn up in your pajamas (it happens to all of us)For many University is the perfect time to explore and experiment with your style. So have a look through our slideshow and learn from cinemas smartest, studious and stylish women.Interested in blogging for us? Join our Yahoo Blogger Network!
Start the school year off right with a simple and effective skin care routine. In order to look your best before you hit the books, it’s all about having a good (and simple) skin care routine. “Younger women don’t pay that much attention to their skin when they are in high school and college,” says Dr. Sejal K. Shah of Smarter Skin Dermatology in Manhattan. “Regardless of skin type, gender, or family history, it’s really important to get those once-a-year skin exams.” We asked Shah to outline a basic skin care routine for us, along with her tips for keeping it up during the school year.
The guidelines on what can and can’t be included in a packed lunch are confusing, to say the least. Instead, schools encourage parents to pack at least one portion of fruit of vegetables for their child and that their little one drinks water. Currently, only around one in a 100 packed lunches in England meet children’s nutritional needs - and children who have them daily consume more foods like meat pies, pastries, sugary drinks and snacks high in fat and salt than pupils having school meals.
The summer holidays may be in full flow but it won't be long before the kids are heading back to school. While they may not be too keen, a healthy, nutritious diet will help to keep them full of energy and ready to learn, so here are some tips
As families up and down the country prepare for the start of the new school year, a study predicts parents will spend £736 million on 'back to school' basics including uniforms, stationery, sportswear, school books – and
No sooner have the summer holidays begun than it's time to prepare for the new school year. Not sure where to start? Check out the Back to School special over at Parentdish and read on for our top tips... Top related searches: school