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Forum: General Chat Yesterday, 08:33 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 1,905
Posted By jobelly
Iím so sorry to read all this, obviously a lot...

Iím so sorry to read all this, obviously a lot has happened since the last time we spoke. You and Mason are having an awful time of it and I hope it gets better soon.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jan 21, 03:26 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Aah I misunderstood I thought it was going to...

Aah I misunderstood I thought it was going to those for all students.
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jan 21, 03:07 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
Mobile So theyíre changing what they said already!

So theyíre changing what they said already!
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jan 21, 02:55 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
Mobile I havenít seen any talk of this. Where have you...

I havenít seen any talk of this. Where have you seen it?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Jan 21, 02:35 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
Mobile What is this?

What is this?
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Jan 21, 07:09 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,651
Posted By jobelly
Thank you, I think Iím a bit prickly over it as I...

Thank you, I think Iím a bit prickly over it as I found it so hard and felt I failed at it so much. Due to surgery on my hands I havenít been working so had the time so I dread to think how it would...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Jan 21, 06:54 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,651
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Iíve got those, Iíve printed off pages of things...

Iíve got those, Iíve printed off pages of things from websites school have given us and ordered special books. Iíve also ordered different coloured transparencies to go over words but I found I...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Jan 21, 06:36 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,651
Posted By jobelly
My youngest knew her colours etc but struggles...

My youngest knew her colours etc but struggles with letter formations despite me trying and spending hours on it. Iím not a teacher and definitely donít know how to best to teach a a child never mind...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Jan 21, 06:31 PM
Replies: 140
Views: 8,651
Posted By jobelly
I did this with my youngest who was in year 1...

I did this with my youngest who was in year 1 last year urging home schooling and it was a struggle to find resources to keep her interested and engage her. I spent hours every day with her but am...
Forum: Disneyland California and West Coast Trip Reports 2 Jan 21, 12:25 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,271
Posted By jobelly
Great trip report, we went to the many of the...

Great trip report, we went to the many of the places you went to but about 20 years ago and it was great to see them all as weíre planning on returning next year with our kids this time. Thanks for...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Dec 20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Thank you all, at least I know these things are...

Thank you all, at least I know these things are possible now.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Dec 20, 05:43 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Iíve looked at that and may do but the Sofitel is...

Iíve looked at that and may do but the Sofitel is most convenient but also quite expensive. We did premier inn last time but not sure if I can be bothered with hassle of getting to and from PI when...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Dec 20, 11:25 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Thank you, did you tell them at the garage or...

Thank you, did you tell them at the garage or just not turn up?
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 30 Dec 20, 10:58 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 762
Posted By jobelly
BA fly drive but donít pick up car

Iím wanting to book a package with BA rather than just flight only, we donít need a car this time and the hotels we like are far more expensive with BA than booking alone. I was wondering about...
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Dec 20, 03:04 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Fab thanks. That solves my problem then of not...

Fab thanks. That solves my problem then of not having a hotel I fancy in Washington although the London one is coming in very expensive.
Forum: Trip Planning Florida 29 Dec 20, 02:51 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 338
Posted By jobelly
BA hotel and flight package

Iím looking at booking for next October and want to book a package through BA so we cancel easier if needed and only have minimal deposit. Weíre doing a city break so donít need a car this time so...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Dec 20, 09:03 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 38,018
Posted By jobelly
Mobile This is all true but itís also true that the more...

This is all true but itís also true that the more people that mix at Christmas the greater the spread will be and more likely the longer weíll be in lockdown. So although I think itís coming I also...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 18 Dec 20, 12:58 AM
Replies: 452
Views: 38,018
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Itís coming and it will be proportional to how...

Itís coming and it will be proportional to how many people meet up over Christmas, especially the mixing of the generations. More people get it then the longer weíll be in lockdown. That will make it...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Dec 20, 09:59 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 38,018
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Youíre right it doesnít and thatís why I...

Youíre right it doesnít and thatís why I previously said people by themselves, but for a lot of families thatís what it does mean. It would for us and I would love to do it, but even though itís...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Dec 20, 07:17 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 38,018
Posted By jobelly
Mobile But for a chunk of people all they will hear is...

But for a chunk of people all they will hear is they can have 3 households. Yes some people need it especially those alone, but for the majority of people they shouldnít do it but because theyíve...
Forum: General Chat 16 Dec 20, 07:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,461
Posted By jobelly
Mobile I think you might have to be patient and hope for...

I think you might have to be patient and hope for good recovery. Iím now 18 months on from my left and 15 months for my right and have been told I wonít ever be able to return to work. Iím devastated...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 16 Dec 20, 07:02 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 38,018
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Theyíre being advised to do that but theyíre...

Theyíre being advised to do that but theyíre allowed to bubble 3 families. Thatís like having a box of open sweets in the classroom and saying to the kids youíre allowed some sweets but try not to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Dec 20, 10:33 PM
Replies: 452
Views: 38,018
Posted By jobelly
I donít think Boris will change rules for...

I donít think Boris will change rules for England, I think he Will leave them as they are as he doesnít want to make an unpopular decisions and upset his back benches. He will then however advise ...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 15 Dec 20, 10:24 PM
Replies: 89
Views: 4,606
Posted By jobelly
As a parent of a year 8 and year 11 pupil can I...

As a parent of a year 8 and year 11 pupil can I say thank you for feeling that way. Itís nice for the year 8ís to have a little bit of fun whilst still learning ( I also want my year 8 off as little...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Dec 20, 08:49 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
Mobile All these poor children, it seems like most who...

All these poor children, it seems like most who have done mocks so far havenít been close to their predicted grades. I feel guilty for even thinking heís no where near his predicted as he must have...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Dec 20, 07:34 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
Mobile My son had mocks in November and has more...

My son had mocks in November and has more apparently in January and he got the results. He did ok but no where near his predicted but then he has missed 6 months of school so how can I expect him to...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Dec 20, 07:00 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Its not comparable at all and the Scottish and...

Its not comparable at all and the Scottish and Welsh governments are being far more fair to the students. The English government has been a mess and really are a waste of space. I wonder if it has...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 8 Dec 20, 09:41 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,059
Posted By jobelly
Mobile My kids school have been told there is no fun...

My kids school have been told there is no fun christmas stuff as they have to work. Iím so relieved for my year 11 as they have missed so much and exams will come so quickly but I feel maybe they...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 7 Dec 20, 12:14 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,534
Posted By jobelly
I think this government has shown that theyíre...

I think this government has shown that theyíre definitely very stupid and I could see exactly this happening. The brexit negotiations arenít going well, and as the saying goes they couldnít organise...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Dec 20, 02:34 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Your thoughts are totally correct there. My...

Your thoughts are totally correct there. My Godson at a private school has had above and beyond in his online teaching whereas my sons has been very lacking and since return so many weeks missed my...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Dec 20, 09:42 AM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
Itís a mess, it doesnít go far enough. These...

Itís a mess, it doesnít go far enough. These children have missed so much. Why are the devolved governments so much more competent than the muppets we have in charge. Iím am so tired of all the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Nov 20, 07:31 PM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,059
Posted By jobelly
Mobile That isnít true at all, Iíve got every respect...

That isnít true at all, Iíve got every respect for teachers and am not of the idea that itís all holidays that I hear a lot. That is a load of rubbish, I have a lot of friends who are teachers and...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 29 Nov 20, 10:40 AM
Replies: 136
Views: 12,059
Posted By jobelly
This really annoys me that teachers, whoís...

This really annoys me that teachers, whoís primary reason for work is to educate children, are campaigning to have schools shut early for Christmas. My son is in year 11 and his whole future is...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Nov 20, 01:35 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
Iím really concerned over my sons school as...

Iím really concerned over my sons school as theyíve had their micks already despite 4/5 of the year isolating before half term. Those grades can never reflect what the pupils are capable of. They...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 21 Nov 20, 08:57 AM
Replies: 289
Views: 22,943
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Even if Iím he tells us you canít be sure it will...

Even if Iím he tells us you canít be sure it will be the final decision, heís not the most decisive of people and rarely sticks to the decisions he does make.
Apparently they have decided on the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 20 Nov 20, 11:54 PM
Replies: 289
Views: 22,943
Posted By jobelly
I hate the thought of not having our normal big...

I hate the thought of not having our normal big family Christmas, especially as we were having my sister and her family as well as both sets of parents. Theyíll be gutted not to spend the day with...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 17 Nov 20, 10:02 PM
Replies: 307
Views: 15,446
Posted By jobelly
My year 11 son has just had a week of tests at...

My year 11 son has just had a week of tests at schools and definitely didnít do as well as he should have, which after missing 6 months isnít a surprise. Itís got me more worried though as either the...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Oct 20, 11:01 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,727
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Again there are examples of people doing this...

Again there are examples of people doing this. Boris Johnson father wasnít supposed to travel to Greece but went via Bulgaria to avoid the restrictions to check on his property, I donít think he was...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Oct 20, 10:54 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,727
Posted By jobelly
Mobile Youíre right we didnít do it properly, but Iím...

Youíre right we didnít do it properly, but Iím happy that I did it so we didnít contact anyone or go out other than to walk the dog by ourselves. We didnít go into shops etc. and Iím happy with how...
Forum: Current Virus Issue Forum 3 Oct 20, 10:31 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 3,727
Posted By jobelly
Mobile We were in the situation where it was booked and...

We were in the situation where it was booked and couldnít get a refund. We wouldnít have booked if we had known they would change rules when people were over there. It was really badly handled. I do...
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