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Old Jul 29th 2008, 7:53 am
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Old Jul 29th 2008, 8:12 am
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deep sigh....
as if the summerholiday isn't long enough...jeez
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thought that would cheer you up!
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thought that would cheer you up!
you are a nasty man...
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but kids can eat anyway during ramadan, so how is this an issue...??

also, for schools following the british curriculum, that is bloody stupid...fingers crossed that it doesn't happen...

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but kids can eat anyway during ramadan, so how is this an issue...??

also, for schools following the british curriculum, that is bloody stupid...fingers crossed that it doesn't happen...

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I just spread the news among the moms at the summercamp...they are now all in shock...lol
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I just spread the news among the moms at the summercamp...they are now all in shock...lol
they must all be elated that they will get the chance to spend all that extra time with their kids!
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they must all be elated that they will get the chance to spend all that extra time with their kids!
I'll speak to again you when you have a few little Inses...
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I just spread the news among the moms at the summercamp...they are now all in shock...lol
seriously, how can kids doing GCSEs or A levels miss one whole month of school...and the schools are closed for the most of december too because of religious holidays, i just don't see how they could do it...

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seriously, how can kids doing GCSEs or A levels miss one whole month of school...and the schools are closed for the most of december too because of religious holidays, i just don't see how they could do it...

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oh I know...but it's typical of the UAE isn't it...lets hope it doesn't happen
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seriously, how can kids doing GCSEs or A levels miss one whole month of school...and the schools are closed for the most of december too because of religious holidays, i just don't see how they could do it...

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Defo kids doing GCSE's or A levels can not miss that amount of school they, the teachers go crazy at this level of education if the kids miss one or two days during term time and they barely squeeze everything in now with all the religious holidays
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Call me a cynic, but I can't help thinking this is exploiting the fact that Ramadan follows so closely on the start of a term -convenience factor for perhaps teachers looking for extended leave.After all, they have managed fine all the other years when Ramadan fell on different dates. .......Whatever the thinking behind it-certainly don't have the kids' education at the forefront of their mind.
Best not start on how religion and eduction can be a bad mix again.
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