Making the UK more autism friendly with Autism Hour

Autism Hour

Back in July, Morrisons Supermarket launched a ‘quiet hour’ for autistic shoppers who struggle with music and noise, joining The Entertainer toy shop that also holds “quiet hours” during the first hour of opening every Saturday. As technology progresses, we are all hit by sights and sounds around every corner and for autistic people, the world can seem full of too much information for them to process. In a bid to make the UK more autism friendly, The National Autistic Society are launching… Continue Reading “Making the UK more autism friendly with Autism Hour”

How to get car insurance online in Ireland

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Your car is a very important investment thus you need to take all possible measures to have itpreserved fora very long time. You might have carried out all sorts of research prior to buying the car of your dream. I am quite sure the word “car insurance” must have come up many times. Car insurance helps in so many ways; you can recover all your losses as well as your vehicle incase of an accident. It can also help in… Continue Reading “How to get car insurance online in Ireland”

Summer holiday fun with Super Camps multi-activity holiday camps

Entertaining the kids in the school holidays can be a challenge, especially if you need to balance looking after the kids with work. Even if you are lucky enough to be able to stay at home with the kids, finding things to keep them occupied and entertained for the six-week break can be an uphill struggle. Super Camps has the solution!! Did you know Super Camps organise multi-activity holiday camps around the country for children aged 4-14? Activities include team… Continue Reading “Summer holiday fun with Super Camps multi-activity holiday camps”

National Citizen Service (NCS) – giving teens the opportunity to shine!!

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I was first introduced to National Citizen Service (NCS) by hearing an advert on the radio and immediately thought it was such a great idea. We then met some of the local NCS team when Kian enrolled in sixth form, who really sold us the benefits of taking part in the programme. In a world where young people can struggle to get work due to their age and lack of experience, NCS can really help to build their confidence, teach them… Continue Reading “National Citizen Service (NCS) – giving teens the opportunity to shine!!”

The thing about school league tables…….

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An article appeared on my facebook timeline last night that I was genuinely troubled by. England’s worst schools revealed….. The article, written by the Daily Mirror, which can be read here, states that official government figures released this week, show that one in eight mainstream secondary schools are under-performing. Schools fall below the government’s performance threshold if pupils fail to make enough progress across eight subjects, with particular weight given to English and maths. This is only the second year… Continue Reading “The thing about school league tables…….”