Finishing working in a primary school on a Friday, knowing that I will be marketing to them come Monday is a scary challenge – but one I was more than ready to accept. Getting marketing exposure at a school can seem an almost impossible task sometimes – teachers rarely have the time to check their emails or social media and when they do, they will not have the time to
We recently conducted a survey of 100 parents of children at primary school to ask them about how they feel when their children are taken on school trips….
I was talking to a major early years’ childcare organisation about what we do and was told “electronic tracking goes against our ethos, if you do headcounts automatically it will encourage childcare workers to become lazy and stop watching the children properly!
A couple of years ago, shortly after leaving my previous company in the City of London to work on my golf handicap*, there was an Inset day at the school where my son Harry was in the nursery. After my last attempt at “daddy day-care” when I accidentally dropped him in the sea, I was under orders from my wife to be more careful this time. I decided we should
Most of us know that breakfast is supposed to be the most important time of the day and there are lots of studies about the dangers of skipping breakfast – like this one – but I’m sure that all of us struggle at times to have anything more substantial than a piece of toast on the run, especially during the week. The likelihood of being able to sit down and enjoy a
When I’m out on the road talking to schools about our children tracking technology product, ClassHug, the subject of Hi-Viz crops up a lot, it seems to be a hot topic at the moment. It reached a head when the head of OFSTED Amanda Spielmann wrote an article in the Sunday Telegraph saying children must stop being forced to wear hi-vis jackets on school trips “like troupes of mini-construction workers minus the hard hats”.