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#SCHOOL DAYS

From TheJournal.ie Poll: Do you worry about getting your kids into a 'good' school? Family Poll This post contains a poll

Poll: Do you worry about getting your kids into a 'good' school?

With enrolment policies, entrance exams and growing class sizes, there’s a lot to navigate.

An Irish documentary about a Meath primary school is winning rave reviews at Sundance

It “winningly surveys the daily routine” of Headfort Boarding School.

8 things all Irish kids secretly loved about going back to school

Fruit Pastilles pencil case on FLEEK.

Look at these old Inter Cert Irish schoolbooks

Peig, never far from our thoughts.

From TheJournal.ie Growing Up In Ireland: How children are being badly affected by the recession Families

Growing Up In Ireland: How children are being badly affected by the recession

Almost 20,000 children are surveyed as part of the research.

From TheJournal.ie Only in America: Parents are sending their kids to entrepreneurship pre-school Start Em Young
From TheJournal.ie Opinion: 5 things I got completely wrong about starting school SCHOOL DAYS

Opinion: 5 things I got completely wrong about starting school

When my first child started school I thought it wouldn’t be a big deal. I was wrong.

From TheJournal.ie The problem of cyberbullying should have its own school subject - Principals SCHOOL DAYS

9 crucial back-to-school supplies every 90s kid coveted

The only thing that made going back to school bearable.

Thousands support bullied boy whose My Little Pony bag was banned by school

The 9-year-old boy was told that the bag was a trigger for bullying.

15 things everyone remembers about learning maths at school

Minus B, plus or minus?

This eight-year-old raised over €13k to help pay for his classmates' school lunches

The young boy launched an online campaign to make sure everyone got a hot lunch.

Kids' spelling bee postponed because organisers ran out of words

The 11 and 13-year-old finalists left organisers choking on their dictionary dust.

Politician tries to censor 'nude' children's book, booksellers strip in protest

You could say they laid bare their concerns.

The 11 key types of graffiti in your old schoolbooks

Boyzone stickers 4 eva.

From TheJournal.ie This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent SCHOOL DAYS

This is the school uniform questionnaire parents are being sent

The questionnaire aims to find out if parents want their children wearing school uniforms and, if so, what type they would like them to wear.

These original Ann and Barry posters will bring back memories

Look at the cows. They are in the cowhouse.

From TheJournal.ie Are you smarter than a ten-year-old? Primary school students explain science That's Us Told

Are you smarter than a ten-year-old? Primary school students explain science

“Seed Dispersal and Germination”, “Germ Busters” and “Five Senses”, they know it all…and they can sing too.

From TheJournal.ie Column: Facing your child’s first day of school? Here’s what you should know Read Me

Column: Facing your child’s first day of school? Here’s what you should know

If you’re getting ready for your little one’s first day of school, these tips should help you to best equip yourself for the next few weeks and beyond, writes Ciara Brennan.

From The42 8 reasons why P.E was the only reason to get out of bed for school Gym Rats

8 reasons why P.E was the only reason to get out of bed for school

Including piano goal celebrations, Spiderman undies in the public swimming pool and vomit-inducing rope climbs.

From TheJournal.ie Column: The Debs is a bittersweet occasion – everything changes after it Read Me

Column: The Debs is a bittersweet occasion – everything changes after it

The real importance of the end-of-school ritual is often overlooked, writes Kim Cadogan.

PVA glue, Spraoi annuals and worms: 21 great primary school memories School Daze This post contains images

PVA glue, Spraoi annuals and worms: 21 great primary school memories

Sharpening your pencil just to talk to your friends? Remember the days…

From TheJournal.ie Column: How my home is welcoming people back from around the world Read Me

Column: How my home is welcoming people back from around the world

People from Inishowen, Co Donegal are now in more than 80 countries. Here’s how we’re bringing them back for The Gathering, writes John Collins.