Posts with Label: School

The End of the School Year

The End of the School Year

Our second school year in England came to an end on July 5th.  It’s hard for me to believe we’ve already done two years of school here; it has, without any doubt or hyperbole, been the very best part of this move. I know full well it’s not a typical school that my children go […]

School Clubs and Activities

School Clubs and Activities

Every teacher at my kids’ school here in England is required to offer at least one extracurricular  club per term.  Some of the clubs take place during the lunch/recess hour and some take place after school, but just about every club is free.  They’re included in the price of tuition.  And there are so many […]

School Lunch in England

School Lunch in England

When we lived in D.C. I packed lunches and snacks for all the kids every day for school.  We do not eat processed food (as much as humanly possible), we only eat organic, and the school lunches that were provided were, frankly, gross re-heated frozen processed garbage.  My kids might have purchased school lunch once […]

Thoughts on Schools and Education

Thoughts on Schools and Education

To me, education is the foundation upon which a successful society is built.  A good education offers benefits you can’t always truly measure, and a bad education or a lack of education can limit a person for their entire lives. I feel strongly that a quality public education is a right, not a privilege, and […]

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