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Enjoying Team Sports @ a UK University

Enjoying Team Sports @ a UK University

You are part way through a new term at University. You might be one of the elite sportspeople heading for a professional career—more likely you are not! Good (but not elite) sports You enjoy your sport and put in lots of effort, training and competing, but you have no...

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Leavers’ paradox

Leavers’ paradox

Everyone leaves school. Why do some look forward to it, but hate it when it happens? Why do others dread it, and then love it when the time finally comes? Why does leaving school (or college, university, job, the family home for the first time)—feel both so good and...

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College leaver’s decisions

College leaver’s decisions

College leavers used to face a binary choice - go to university or get a job! But, for some years, every college leaver has had a much wider range of options available to them. Yet, some binary decisions need to be made as you approach the end of your time at college....

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Getting ready for your first ski trip

Getting ready for your first ski trip

Starting to Ski Professional skiers probably started down the slopes before they could walk properly. For the rest of us, the first ski trip maybe when we are at secondary school. Every year (except during Covid) thousands, possibly 10s of thousands, of UK secondary...

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Are school trips good for the kids?

Are school trips good for the kids?

Doubting the value of school trips? Some parents, and even a few teachers, question whether taking kids away from the classroom environment is beneficial for the kids' education. Whether considering a day trip or a residential school trip, the time away from the...

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Sports team hoodies

Sports team hoodies

The sports team hoodie, a great and popular garment, has largely replaced the more formal, and maybe a little boring, attire historically worn for arriving at matches. (Did you see the recent news that some M&S shops will no longer sell suits from 2022?) Team...

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What makes for a great school ski trip?

What makes for a great school ski trip?

School ski trips have been happening for a long time, many decades—except during the Covid19 pandemic. And, following Covid19, it is expected that there will be a very busy ski trip season for UK schools starting again in 2022. When we talk about ski trips we are...

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University Societies & Clubs

University Societies & Clubs

The 2021 University term starts next month for the vast majority of UK universities. Most of them start with their 'Welcome Week' or 'Freshers Week' for new students before the term begins properly. The joys of the welcome week await all of the new students. Meeting...

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When are skiers/snowboarders wearing their ski trip hoodies?

When are skiers/snowboarders wearing their ski trip hoodies?

If you are looking for "ski trip hoodies" or "ski hoodies", it could be that you have been tasked with the purchase of the hoodies for an upcoming school, college or university winter trip to the slopes. Whether your group of kids/young adults is going skiing or...

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Why do school leavers get their hoodies when they do?

Why do school leavers get their hoodies when they do?

Why at the end of their last term rather than at the start of their last year at school? For some, leavers hoodies coming at the end of the school year rather than at the start seems paradoxical. Why not have your hoodie all through the last year of your school so...

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School Leavers Hoodies for 2041

School Leavers Hoodies for 2041

At the start of a new academic year, the students will already be looking forward to the end of the year. In a year in which they finish one school and move on, they might already be looking forward to getting a leavers hoodie. But what about looking forward a few...

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University Hoodies for 2021/22

University Hoodies for 2021/22

What might we expect? Looking back Students across the UK are looking forward to the 2021/22 academic year—maybe like no one has looked forward to the start of a university year before. The academic year just coming to an end 2020/21 has been unique. Many, if not...

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Will ‘lockdown leavers’ hoodies be a thing?

Will ‘lockdown leavers’ hoodies be a thing?

Are leavers going to be referencing Lockdown or COVID-19 on their hoodies for the summer of 2021? Will the garments directly commemorate the events of the previous 15 months? The UK has been fighting through the COVID-19 pandemic for much of 2020 and all of early...

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Why people love leavers hoodies

Why people love leavers hoodies

The Leavers Hoodies Company has been decorating clothing for schools for over 20 years. For many years we added crests to jumpers and polo shirts as one element of the formal school uniform. Now we add logos, names, nicknames, and designs to all sorts of clothing but...

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Why primary school leavers hoodies are important

Why primary school leavers hoodies are important

The first big event that many kids face, as thinking beings, is their move from primary to secondary school. The change can be a frightening prospect for some kids. But, parents can help to ease the change and lessen their child’s worries. This article looks briefly...

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School trip hoodies for the summer term post Covid lockdown

School trip hoodies for the summer term post Covid lockdown

With the rules relaxing for the general public across the nation what is going to happen about school trips for the summer term? Pre-COVID-19, school day trips and longer residential trips for the summer term would have been booked, paid for and being eagerly awaited...

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Hoods on hoodies

Hoods on hoodies

If you're not interested in the hood on your hoodies then maybe you should be looking for a sweatshirt or a jacket! Probably, for the vast majority of the time you wear your hoodie, you won't have the hood on. But knowing what you are getting, or not getting, when...

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Primary School Leavers T-Shirts vs Hoodies

Primary School Leavers T-Shirts vs Hoodies

Leavers clothing for Primary School kids? When you are looking to get t-shirts for your primary school leavers it may be worth a quick look at the Hoodies too. This article is a summary of the differences between getting T-Shirts and getting Hoodies and it covers the...

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