October 2020

Month

The history of Halloween The history of Halloween takes us on a dark and dangerous ride – from the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain through to the American traditions we know and (some) love today. We often forget that the following day, November 1st, is All Saints Day – but it was this tradition, instigated...
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Finding family time in the midst of school work and your own deadlines can be a real challenge. The return to school this year has been even more pressured than normal, so it’s important to take a breath and spend time with the family. Here are three top tips on how to juggle the academic...
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We’re edging closer to the first holiday in these strange new times and, with the lack of schooling we have seen so far this year, it’s a very good idea to keep learning going. Of course, it’s important to take a break as well – we all need that – but if children can have...
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With the continuing uncertainty, there’s never been a more important time to support local businesses that are right on our doorstep. Here are five family friendly cafes that you could take your children to this Autumn.   Our Kid Our Kid is a little café based in Chorlton that also sells children’s toys and school...
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We’re a month into the academic year and students have hopefully now settled into their new routines. For some of you however, it may seem as if your child’s learning has actually gone backwards in the time that they’ve been away from school. This is not an uncommon pattern. The more you exercise for example,...
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