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School Fundraising tips: BACK TO SCHOOL FUN, CREATIVE, RISK-FREE WAY TO HELP RAISE SCHOOL FUNDS THIS TERM

Sep 03 2011

Why not help your school raise funds by suggesting a fun, risk-free art project that will create wonderful Christmas gifts at the same time?

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School Milk

Sep 03 2011

Is your under-5 missing out on free school milk?

Did you know that all children under the age of five are entitled to free milk whilst at nursery or school, regardless of the parents’ financial circumstances?
According to recent School Milk research* although the majority of parents recognise the health benefits of milk, most are unaware of their child’s entitlement to free milk while at nursery or school.

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How much will ‘back to school’ cost us this year?

Sep 03 2011

How much will ‘back to school’ cost us this year?

As families up and down the country prepare for the start of the new school year, the Cost of a Child study from protection specialist LV= (LV= Asset Management), reveals parents are set to spend £736 million[1] on ‘back to school’ basics including uniforms, stationery, sportswear and school books. This equates an average family cost of £125 or £77 per child.

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The Lost Art of Putting Pen to Paper

Sep 03 2011

Writing letters has sadly almost become a thing of the past as more and more people trade their pen for a keyboard – but the art and necessity of gaining good handwriting skills at a young age cannot be forgotten. We rely on schools to teach our children the importance of writing and the art of communication but a worrying number in America are now beginning to focus heavily on the ‘three Ts’ – texting, tapping, and typing on the keyboard.

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School shoes – London Mums’ recommendation

Sep 03 2011

Clarks: London Mums’ first choice of shoes for school in 2011

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