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Cost of raising a child rises by 3.3%

Cost of raising a child rises by 3.3%

The cost of raising a child from birth to their 21st birthday now totals a record £218,024, according to the annual Cost a Child Report from protection and retirement specialist LV=.…

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'Lack of routine can damage children's educational chances'

'Lack of routine can damage children's educational chances'

Growing up without a daily routine or structure such as regular bedtimes and set meal times can harm a young person’s school grades and overall wellbeing, warns a new report by The Prince'sTrust.…

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Burnham calls for ModBacc which emphasises skills needed for flexible working

Burnham calls for ModBacc which emphasises skills needed for flexible working

Shadow education secretary Andy Burnham has called for the creation of a "modern baccalaureate" to prepare students for a future of flexible working.…

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Girls outperforming boys at GCSE level

Girls outperforming boys at GCSE level

Girls have outperformed boys in this year's GCSEs gaining a larger proportion of the top grades.…

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Homework: We'd like to help more, say working mums, but there isn't enough time

Homework can be the source of many family fall-outs, but nearly half (45%) of working mums desperately want to be able to help their offspring more, according to a survey by Workingmums.co.uk. But they're stymied because there simply isn't enough time in the day. Here, we look at the issue of parental input.…

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