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[14 Mar 2012 | One Comment | 10,879 views]
Parents left in the dark as drugs police strip-search ten boys at a village school

By ANDY DOLAN and LAURA CLARK Mail
Without seeking parental consent, officers took the pupils to a private room before ordering them to remove their uniform and checking inside their underwear. Two boys – aged 15 and 16 – were arrested over the discovery of suspicious substances.
Although officers insisted last night they were acting within the law, angry parents condemned their actions.Ten male students were strip-searched by police at John Port School, in Etwall – an academy judged as ‘outstanding’ by Ofsted
Their families became aware of what had happened only …

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[13 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,615 views]
WORLDWIDE VOLUNTEERING (WWV)

Have you got teenagers who want to boost their skills and self-confidence and do some good at the same time? If so, nothing could fit the bill better than volunteering. It could make a profound difference to your children’s lives, showing them the usefulness of the skills they have in, say, IT or sport, and helping them discover talents they never knew they had. It would give them something impressive to put on their UCAS form. And they would enjoy it too.
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[13 Mar 2012 | No Comment | 1,563 views]
Manicures, make-up and celebrity fashion …the rise of the girlie guides

Sarah Harris Mail
Their mothers would have spent hours hiking through the woods or learning how to light a campfire.