September has rolled around and kids across the country are preparing for the new school year. Parents have been rushing out to buy stationery and what-not, but how essential are these school supplies? (more on back-to-school essentials…)
Recent research has revealed that children will return to school with £3.2bn worth of tech in their school bags. It’s an astronomical amount, but it’s the stark change in attitude towards technology that’s got me thinking.
I asked if you’d ever complained about the service you’ve received from a healthcare professional. Your feedback and our research has prompted us to take action and we want to make your complaints count.
From hospitals to schools and social care, an independent review by David Boyle concludes we want more choices in public services. David Boyle explains why the UK should move towards a broader kind of choice.
State-run schools have to meet strict nutritional standards for the food they serve and sell. Academy schools don’t. Surely we don’t have to learn all over again that healthy school dinners don’t happen on their own?
In our Which? Convo poll last year, 92% were convinced children should have to wear school uniforms. But the cost can be a real headache when kitting out the kids. Have you been tempted by low-cost uniforms?
I went to my five year old nephew’s school a couple of weeks back to look at the packed lunches and to judge the best six out of around 40. I found some great healthy lunches, but others that left a lot to be desired…
The Raspberry Pi, a £22 computer designed to encourage children to learn programming in schools has sold like hot pies – initial stocks have officially sold out. But can it really inspire today’s kids?
Children going to secondary school in September received their offers yesterday – and my daughter was one of them. She was one of the lucky ones who got her first ‘choice’, but what of those who are disappointed?