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Tag Archives: St Bees School
Weeeelllll it has been far, far too long since last I wrote but that, dear readers, you can put down to me being way too busy rather than no longer caring about this place of mine. It’s been, on the … Continue reading
“Every time I walk past the school or through the school, it just doesn’t seem real. It doesn’t seem real that come September I won’t see any boys on the rugby pitch. I won’t see any girls on the rounders … Continue reading
So it’s finally happened. I’m now officially a homeschooling dad. After the emotional turmoil of the last few months with my children’s school closing down amid great controversy and, quite honestly, disgusting lack of care and communication for those the … Continue reading
Introduction and update This post is primarily written with the parents of children at St Bees school, Cumbria in mind though it should also be useful to any British parent who is considering whether or not to do home schooling … Continue reading