1. F

    Schools, private vs state?

    My oldest is starting school this year and I'm doubting our decision.. To be honest I have been lazy on the subject and haven't put a whole lot of thought on it, as back home (Sweden) the system is very different and you just seem to go to the local school and that's about it. Most of our...
  2. MercFanUk

    The Law and Schools

    Hi all, Quick question to those who might know: As we know, Schools (Primary and upwards) are governed by certain law's and Acts, such as the Education Act etc... My question is, do Nursery Schools and Creches have to follow these same Acts? I'm mainly thinking along the lines of school...
  3. GrahamC230K

    Schools- how do you find the good ones?

    OK, bear with me, no kids, no idea! How do you find out what schools are better than others and do I need to worry about catchment areas etc? If so how do I find out? Good school/bad school pretty subjective I guess and quite possible to change over the period I am talking, but in...
  4. BenzComander

    Private Schools

    Have a chance to send number one daughter to a private school (work paying most of fees!) What are people’s thoughts on this, is it better to keep her in mainstream education or go for it in private?? Cheers!
  5. splashman

    Teaching Maths in schools

    From a strictly mathematical viewpoint it goes like this: What Makes 100%? What does it mean to give MORE than 100%? Ever wonder about those people who say they are giving more than 100%? We have all been to those meetings where someone wants you to give over 100%. How about achieving 103%...
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