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    • redfox
    • By redfox 16th Jun 16, 8:32 PM
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    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread part 2
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    • 16th Jun 16, 8:32 PM
    Elite 11+ shopping and chat thread part 2 16th Jun 16 at 8:32 PM

    Welcome to a new long lasting Elite 11+ glitch and chat thread.

    It's a great group and community so enjoy!

    All the relevant information can be found in post number 2.


    Last edited by redfox; 30-05-2017 at 11:02 PM.
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    • Anon
    • By Anon 12th Jul 17, 7:33 AM
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    Found it izzy....you know all about budgies....what's this little fella called?


    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    Isn't that John ...?

    Anon
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 12th Jul 17, 7:37 AM
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    Saw first episode of a new crime drama on BBC1 at 9pm tonight. In the Dark. Looks quite good, 4- parter so catch up on iplayer if you are into this stuff.
    Originally posted by silvercar
    Thank you for the recommendation silvercar.....it'll go on my list after The Loch which I'm enjoying
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    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 12th Jul 17, 7:38 AM
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    I have taken few pic just not sure how to post it, can someone plase help x
    Originally posted by Honeybee1978
    I'd love to see your pictures honey

    Go to the second post on this thread and follow HappyChappys guide....near bottom of post
    To do is to be. Rousseau
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    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 12th Jul 17, 7:41 AM
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    I would have if she hadn't snaffled it ... I may even have bought a bag .

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    Well you can reuse as a bin liner

    Hope your car is ready today Anon
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    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 12th Jul 17, 7:43 AM
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    Good morning all

    We have mist? heat haze? fog? well I cant see more than 50 yards Where is TM she would know what it was
    Originally posted by mrsmac10
    Is it fret?

    We get lots of fret

    Good luck for the GP tomorrow mrsmac
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    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 12th Jul 17, 7:44 AM
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    It's a Green Shield Bug......They were all the rage years ago...Everyone used to collect them..
    Originally posted by marmitelovemehateme
    Isn't that John ...?

    Anon
    Originally posted by Anon
    Whatever his name, he was obviously born without his camouflage gene intact



    Sunny here....might start a completion ......guess how many hours until it's raining again
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    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 12th Jul 17, 7:47 AM
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    Grr!

    School transport rules are clear. If you are more than 3 miles from the nearest suitable school then the LA has to provide transport. A suitable school means, at the very least, the nearest one with a place. That's why you want to push back at the LA on providing a place - if the LA says go to school X then they have to provide transport to X if over 3 miles. If you are choosing a school and there are nearer schools with places then there is no obligation to provide transport.

    Of course the LAs are run on tight budgets and school transport is down the list, so if they can rely on the parents they will. So often they won't even let you know they have an obligation.

    Can chat about what transport they should be providing once you have the place, but in the mean time, suggesting that you know the rules and will expect transport provision if they insist that Y is the only school with a place, may encourage them to find a place at X. School numbers are not immovable at Caitlin's age. Keep pushing.

    AFAIK it is fairly standard to hear appeals in September, not least because there is every chance of a child leaving over the Summer.

    For balance, I'm not unsympathetic to the school. A family arrives on the door step and asks for school places. In an oversubscribed school they can't just magic places to appear.
    Originally posted by silvercar
    Lol thanks silvercar I realise that but with Caitlin starting on her way to gcse s I think , it would be nice to get her sorted. It's one thing less to worry about. Still early days I suppose . How else can we push lol
    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 12th Jul 17, 7:49 AM
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    Good Morning all off to visit Nellie the invalid later this morning.

    I'm using up some of the food in the house for my breakfast and it consists of Eton mess and two fingers of a kitkat
    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 12th Jul 17, 7:53 AM
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    Why do I always read Pom bear as Porn bear?
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    • TrulyMadly
    • By TrulyMadly 12th Jul 17, 7:54 AM
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    Good Morning all off to visit Nellie the invalid later this morning.

    I'm using up some of the food in the house for my breakfast and it consists of Eton mess and two fingers of a kitkat
    Originally posted by emerald21
    That's ma girl

    Add a squirt of monkeys blood and you're set for the day
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    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 12th Jul 17, 7:56 AM
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    Oh yes love them emerald. Love most fruit but you don't need to bring anything though. The pleasure of your company will be enough See you in the morning



    Thanks bubbs, I'll try

    NG so pleased to here your fantastic news
    Originally posted by Nellie35

    Well I know that Nellie but you know Didn't think you would appreciate a nice cake with you dieting an all.
    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 12th Jul 17, 8:00 AM
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    I see Nellie is drunk again
    Originally posted by davemorton
    You cheeky bu**er
    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 12th Jul 17, 8:01 AM
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    Oy cheeky I'll have you know that our emerald is lovely
    I can fall over enough without being drunk
    Originally posted by Nellie35
    Thank you Nellie you tell him.
    • emerald21
    • By emerald21 12th Jul 17, 8:05 AM
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    Why do I always read Pom bear as Porn bear?
    Originally posted by TrulyMadly
    Pure filth TM
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 12th Jul 17, 8:12 AM
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    Grr!

    School transport rules are clear. If you are more than 3 miles from the nearest suitable school then the LA has to provide transport. A suitable school means, at the very least, the nearest one with a place. That's why you want to push back at the LA on providing a place - if the LA says go to school X then they have to provide transport to X if over 3 miles. If you are choosing a school and there are nearer schools with places then there is no obligation to provide transport.

    Of course the LAs are run on tight budgets and school transport is down the list, so if they can rely on the parents they will. So often they won't even let you know they have an obligation.

    Can chat about what transport they should be providing once you have the place, but in the mean time, suggesting that you know the rules and will expect transport provision if they insist that Y is the only school with a place, may encourage them to find a place at X. School numbers are not immovable at Caitlin's age. Keep pushing.

    AFAIK it is fairly standard to hear appeals in September, not least because there is every chance of a child leaving over the Summer.

    For balance, I'm not unsympathetic to the school. A family arrives on the door step and asks for school places. In an oversubscribed school they can't just magic places to appear.
    Originally posted by silvercar
    Is this just primary school that have to provide transport if the school is more than 3 miles?
    In the next village to us they have a bus which takes the high school kids into town - there are 2 high schools.
    I am sure it must be more than 3 miles.
    The school bus was due to be cut,and was uproar including the intervention of the local MP
    A suitable walking route had to be appoved.
    Firstly it meant crossing a very busy link road just off the bypass - it has a crossing but its very fraught.
    The main sticking point was the level crossing which is not gated, it has raised arms across a very wide road.
    Fortunatly railtrack would not give permission for this to be part of the walking route, despite the crossing being next to a housing estate - it probably thought dozens more teenagers twice a day going over the crossing was a disaster waiting to happen
    So now its stallmate and the bus will still be running up to Christmas at least, there seems no answer to this.
    “Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you, --will invite you to add something to the pleasure of others, --or to diminish something of their pains.”
    • elliemoo
    • By elliemoo 12th Jul 17, 8:13 AM
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    Good morning all, happy Wednesday.
    • mhoc
    • By mhoc 12th Jul 17, 8:14 AM
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    Morning all - finally the deluge has stopped and the sun is back
    “Create all the happiness you are able to create; remove all the misery you are able to remove. Every day will allow you, --will invite you to add something to the pleasure of others, --or to diminish something of their pains.”
    • gocat
    • By gocat 12th Jul 17, 8:27 AM
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    Morning all

    Want to give DS and DD a treat by giving them some t vouchers to use in Bella whatsit . Problem is they are going in the evening. Are they still valid then. Never used them in the evening before and cant find anything on the t website or Bella website
    tia
    • silvercar
    • By silvercar 12th Jul 17, 8:29 AM
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    silvercar
    Is this just primary school that have to provide transport if the school is more than 3 miles?
    In the next village to us they have a bus which takes the high school kids into town - there are 2 high schools.
    I am sure it must be more than 3 miles.
    The school bus was due to be cut,and was uproar including the intervention of the local MP
    A suitable walking route had to be appoved.
    Firstly it meant crossing a very busy link road just off the bypass - it has a crossing but its very fraught.
    The main sticking point was the level crossing which is not gated, it has raised arms across a very wide road.
    Fortunatly railtrack would not give permission for this to be part of the walking route, despite the crossing being next to a housing estate - it probably thought dozens more teenagers twice a day going over the crossing was a disaster waiting to happen
    So now its stallmate and the bus will still be running up to Christmas at least, there seems no answer to this.
    Originally posted by mhoc
    All children between 5 and 16 qualify for free school transport if they go to their nearest suitable school and live at least:

    2 miles from the school if they’re under 8
    3 miles from the school if they’re 8 or older

    Slightly more generous rules for families on low income:

    If you get the maximum Working Tax Credit or your children are entitled to free school meals, they’ll get free school transport if they’re:

    aged 8 to 11 and the school’s at least 2 miles away
    aged 11 to 16 and the school’s 2 to 6 miles away - as long as there aren’t 3 or more suitable schools nearer to home
    aged 11 to 16 and the school’s 2 to 15 miles away - if it’s their nearest school preferred on the grounds of religion or belief

    and even more generous rules for children with special needs or disabilities.

    -----

    What the Local Authority provides will depend on how many are travelling from a certain area to a particular school. It can vary from a private taxi, a bus pass, school coaches, petrol allowances....

    As you have highlighted there can be arguments about a safe walking route, whether a school is the nearest suitable school, what the provision should be etc etc
    • underperky
    • By underperky 12th Jul 17, 8:35 AM
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    underperky
    Good morning hope everyone has a good day
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