Today’s poll: Should schools be expected to provide childcare before and after school and during the school holidays?

Parents in England are to be given the right to request schools provide childcare for the full working day during term time and in the holidays, with schools expected to take reasonable steps to accommodate this if “enough” parents ask: good idea?

 

Should schools be expected to provide childcare before and after school and during the school holidays?

 

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Comments

  1. tenpennethworth

    SchoolsImprove I disagree. Headteachers are paid to provide first class education, not run childcare businesses. Unnecessary distraction.

  2. Suits2overalls

    SchoolsImprove schools have progressively dissolved parental responsibility 4 school-aged children performance #whystopnow

  3. LaCatholicState

    SchoolsImprove Government looking for cheap childcare…..so both parents can act as cogs in the economy. A form of child abuse too.

  4. artmadnana

    SchoolsImprove no. We are professional teachers. We gave up a lot of time to be highly educated. We are not child minders.

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