Entries by School Reviewer

When is your child ready for a mobile phone?

Scents of pine, cinnamon and spice is in the air. Yes, Christmas is just around the corner. Aside from the fantastic family festivities that await, the excitement of present buying (and opening) takes over for children at this time of year. And many children will be hoping Santa leaves a mobile phone under the Christmas […]

Do your kids know these dishes?

As a culture, our relationship with food and cooking has changed dramatically over the years. Although we have developed into a foodie nation, open to a wide variety of flavours and textures, the rise in easily accessible ready meals, take away and convenience food has made cooking from scratch less of a priority in many […]

The rise of the homework-free school

A couple of weeks ago we explored Finland’s laid back and successful approach to education, and it seems that the innovative education system has taken off after it was announced that another primary school has scrapped homework altogether. Inverlochy Primary School in Fort William, which boasts 193 pupils, has made the move towards a more […]