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Save The Memories

“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

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Why My School Won’t Reopen

Originally posted on justathirdculturekid:
So my last test was on Friday. Such a relief that they’re over. No, they weren’t important. 3rd form exams, who cares? It’s not like you’re risking a uni place or something. That’s what I was…

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The Benefits of Home Education (some, at least)

Bear with me. This is a steep learning curve for me and I’m not pretending to be an expert in this area (well not yet anyway!). What I share with you here today is simply what I’ve found so far. … Continue reading

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Why I’m (probably) going to home educate my children

It has been a rough ride since my family and I returned to the UK sixteen months ago. We left these shores in 2008 to live in Bangladesh and work as volunteers for a charity. My two children joined me … Continue reading

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The Great St Bees Water Challenge

This Friday I will be cheering on some gallant folk from St Bees safely behind a pen and reporter’s notepad.The gallant folk are the St Bees Triers who will attempt, within 24 hours, to collect 5400 litres of water collecting … Continue reading

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