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Two thirds of parents struggle – with their kids’ homework

Millions of parents admit they help their children with the homework – with as many as one in six regularly doing ALL of it, it has been revealed. A study of 2,000 parents with children aged between five and 15 found nearly two thirds dive in to aid their kids on subjects such as maths, [...]


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Children risking dehydration around during term-time

Millions of schoolchildren could be at risk of dehydration – after a report found many go for as long as 18 hours without a drink. Experts warned of the dangers amid the lingering heat-wave which shows no sign of abating as the nation’s kids begin a new term this week. The study showed more than one [...]


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Lost property- £187m of school uniform lost each year

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British primary school pupils lose a staggering £187m worth of uniform every year, research has revealed. A study found School jumpers (71%) were the most common item of clothing to go missing, followed by P.E. kit (47%) then plimsolls / trainers (23%) and socks (19%). Two thirds of parents polled said they lost uniform, which had [...]


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Parents preach vocational path

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A quarter of British parents are actively discouraging their children from going to University – due to the hike in tuition fees, according to new research. The shock findings emerged in a poll of 1,000 parents of kids aged 13 to 18 – and shows 88 per cent consider the new costs announced by the [...]


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Mums prioritise work over child’s health

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Millions of working mothers are sending their kids to school ill to avoid taking time off work a study revealed yesterday. Four in ten mums admit to having sent their kids to school knowing they weren’t feeling one hundred per cent. But nearly three quarters of Mum’s confess to trying to avoid taking time off [...]


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Mums push kids to reach milestones

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MORE than half of new mums feel pressure to help their children achieve significant milestones early on in their lives – to prevent other mothers from ‘judging them’, a report has revealed. The study found millions of mums push their kids to reach certain milestones as quickly as possible in a bid to fend off what [...]


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