Pupils put in longer school hours

26th May 2000 at 01:00
THE school day is now as long as the working day for 70 per cent of British children.

The children stay after school for sports or clubs because their parents are at work. Long workinghours and the rising number of dual-income families has meant most children are regularly out of the house from 8.30am until 6.30pm, according to two studies published this week.


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