Education And Politic News
Posted by School Run Mum on 09/13/2011.
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With Junior Cert results
out this Wednesday, there will inevitably be a lot of anxious students and parents in households around the country. Waiting for exam results is always a challenging, difficult time, whatever stage the exams are at and emotions can run very high.
With the media poised to cover the outcome of the results in schools across the country, the week will no doubt be accompanied by a number of news stories of individual success and failure, and not only in relation to the exam results themselves.
With Junior Cert results day comes Junior Cert results night and the inevitable anxieties for parents about the manner in which their children will mark the occasion
– whether to celebrate or commiserate. Every year, ... click to read full post & comments(1) Posted by School Run Mum on 09/07/2011.
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Last week, my eldest child started Senior Infants. One of the discussions taking place among parents at the school gate was whether we had enrolled our children for secondary schools
. Some had, I hadn’t and a mild panic set in when I was advised to get onto it straight away, otherwise my, now six-year-old, might not get a place in our preferred school when the time comes.
Trouble is, we don’t really know which is our preferred school. As parents who were both educated in ... click to read full post & comments