Having expressed sincere thanks for this all-too-personal appraisal, you emerge from the background noise for a cup of industrial-strength school tea: the last test of your stamina before escaping home.I believe parents’ evenings can and should be enjoyable as well as informative, regardless of whether the child is a superstar or the cause of repeated eye rolling.
Enter the fast-paced world of speed dating, where singles have the opportunity to date up to ten other lovelorn singles in one evening. Armed with a nametag, a scorecard and their sparkling personality, couples are paired up to begin their first date.
read more If you are shy you understand that there are times it is difficult to know what to say and how to carry on a conversation.
It can be especially hard in social or dating situations.
You will have heard all about Mr This and Miss That from your offspring; you will have witnessed comic impressions of their foibles and mannerisms.
But now it’s time to wipe the smile off your face and listen to your child’s teachers giving the unvarnished truth about their punctuality, approach to learning, quality of homework and – deep breath – ability.