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Current Debate - Should school uniforms be abolished?

Should school uniforms be abolished?

(+) May reduce bullying, helps children to feel part of the school, (-) stifles individuality - particularly in older kids (*) (On Ciao since: 08/2011)

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Current Debate - How to prepare for the first day of school

How to prepare for the first day of school

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What's Wrong with the British Law?

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Current Debate - Thatcher\'s premiership: Good or bad for Britain?

Thatcher's premiership: Good or bad for Britain?

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Current Debate - Another year, another set of New Year\'s Resolutions. What will yours be this year?

Another year, another set of New Year's Resolutions. What will yours be this year?

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Current Debate - Scottish Independence: Do you think Scotland should remain a part of the Union?

Scottish Independence: Do you think Scotland should remain a part of the Union?

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Current Debate - UK unemployment is on the rise again. How can it be tackled?

UK unemployment is on the rise again. How can it be tackled?

(+) You can gain more qualifications and some work experience (-) Job centre are no help and jobs are hard to find (*) (On Ciao since: 09/2011)

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Current Debate - Do schools in the UK have too many holidays?

Do schools in the UK have too many holidays?

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Current Debate - 7 mistakes to avoid when booking your vacation online

7 mistakes to avoid when booking your vacation online

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Do you believe in psychic ability?

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Current Debate - SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES. What tracks/albums have made a significant impact in your life and what made it so meaningful?

SOUNDTRACK OF OUR LIVES. What tracks/albums have made a significant impact in your life and what made it so meaningful?

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Current Debate - Who’s responsible for children’s safety when using the internet?

Who’s responsible for children’s safety when using the internet?

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Current Debate - How did you celebrate the Start of 2010? Share with us your experience

How did you celebrate the Start of 2010? Share with us your experience

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Is compensation culture out of control?

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Are we living in rip-off Britain?

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Current Debate - When is the right time in life to have a baby?

When is the right time in life to have a baby?

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What makes a book great?

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Current Debate - Olympic Games Beijing 2008: Which country will win the most medals?

Olympic Games Beijing 2008: Which country will win the most medals?

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Is public transport a viable option?

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Current Debate - Should welfare benefits be capped at £26,000?

Should welfare benefits be capped at £26,000?

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Is snow good or bad?

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What is it really like to teach in a primary school today?

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Current Debate - London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

London Olympics 2012: Will the games be a success?

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Current Debate - Top 5 Home Energy Saving Tips

Top 5 Home Energy Saving Tips

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Should the age of consent be abolished?

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Current Debate - Valentine’s Day is approaching. What are your favourite “Valentine\'s memories”?

Valentine’s Day is approaching. What are your favourite “Valentine's memories”?

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Current Debate - Britain\'s got talent....or has it?

Britain's got talent....or has it?

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Current Debate - 2012 Year in review

2012 Year in review

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Keeping up appearances?

Advantages: May reduce bullying, helps children to feel part of the school,
Disadvantages: stifles individuality - particularly in older kids

The pros and cons of school uniform became a hot topic of conversation at our house recently when my daughters’ secondary school moved into a state-of-the-art new building and the powers that be decided to introduce a spanking new, smart uniform to go wit ...

moistbabe 07.09.2011 · Read full review
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Look Smart and be Respected.

Advantages: See Article
Disadvantages: See Article

After a busy summer school holidays, the children are back to the daily work, play and mischief of the standard school day, and with that goes all the new or handed down uniform clothes have been purchased, spruced up and adorned by next generation. It's ...

Novabug 05.09.2011 · Read full review
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Should school uniforms be abolished or not?

Advantages: Unity. equality. Less crime. More attentive students. Group dynamic.
Disadvantages: Cost. Target for other schools.

Should School Uniforms Be Abolished? In my humble opinion, the answer is no. Before I get into specifics about my opinion on this I would like to look at both sides of the argument in order to ascertain whether or not in general, people think that ...

jojoborne 08.09.2011 · Read full review
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Tuck your shirt in and straighten your tie

Advantages: Can prevent bullying and other problems
Disadvantages: The cost and quality of the uniforms

...As a kid I always hated the school uniform. Then again, I hated most things about school, but that's a different topic. The topic of school uniforms has been around for years, usually with children saying it should be abolished and most parents being for ...

sn0zb0z 05.09.2011 · Read full review
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The Adult's are in Charge, so No!

Advantages: better for learning, less bullying,
Disadvantages: the sheer cost, the strictness of conformity at some schools

School uniform is one topic that is always going to be a source of great debate amongst teachers, parents and students, with a minority always willing to claim that being forced to conform is a violation of the individual persons right to freedom of speec ...

cha97michelle 05.09.2011 · Read full review
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