Category Archives: School

We need more women in engineering

Today’s Guest Blogger is from Phil Crawley, a Broadcast Engineer. He is passionate about young women seeing engineering as a career option. It’s no secret that most young women who go down the science route tend to opt for biology, … Continue reading

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The last School Run

For most mothers of Primary School aged children, 8.00am – 9.00am on most week days is pretty full on. You’re busy getting yourself and your children washed dressed, fed and also remembering what to pack in bags for each day. … Continue reading

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Still moving…

The other day, I shared with you about speaking at the Celebration of Black History and Culture, on the evening after the announcement of the death of Nelson Mandela. Here’s the speech… I started off by calling Ameley Kwei-Armah, Emmanuel … Continue reading

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Parli’s Poster Girl

So how did I end up being the poster girl for Parliament Hill School? I loved my days at school, some would say I enjoyed them far too much,; being the people-person that I am, I saw school as a … Continue reading

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Just sing

Every Saturday morning, I make my way to a school in Islington, where my eldest daughter sings in a choir. There are some mornings when I could quite easily have a lie-in, but the girl loves to sing. The Islington … Continue reading

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Put your future first

It was great to be given the opportunity to speak to and work with some year 12 students at Acland Burghley School, in north London, recently. The careers session was organised by Futurefirst, an organisation, which harnesses the skills and … Continue reading

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27 Million

I think it’s great that both daughters are in the same school and that they will experience similar things. Each class has a weekly show-and-tell session. My youngest tends to bring in her favourite toy of the moment, handbag or … Continue reading

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