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to wish that some extra-curricular activities could just be about an hour's fun, and not involve badges/exams/tournaments blablabla

(10 Posts)
emkana Tue 07-Oct-08 23:13:24

I probably am but still it does annoy me

it always involves extra time and extra money

FimboGotAxed Tue 07-Oct-08 23:14:06

Yip and all the form filling.

littlelapin Tue 07-Oct-08 23:14:25

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emkana Tue 07-Oct-08 23:19:23

I'm mainly annoyed with ballet

bloody daylight robbery

sunnydelight Tue 07-Oct-08 23:25:18

YANBU. My 5 year old is expected to do 2 ballet classes a week next year and enter for exams (there are also compulsory extra classes before the exams) and they look at me like I've got two heads when I say I want her to have fun, not do exams.

littlelapin Tue 07-Oct-08 23:27:18

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emkana Tue 07-Oct-08 23:28:27

no not ds, the dd's grin

ds is a bit young for extra-curricular activities yet

FimboGotAxed Tue 07-Oct-08 23:28:45

My dd has to do ballet and tap exams too.

You have to pay for the practise sessions beforehand
Pay for the exams
Have ballet tights (which by the time the next exam comes round they have grown out of)
Correct colour scrunchie for hair

And don't just don't talk to me about hair for exams. They get assessed in the exams for grooming.

littlelapin Tue 07-Oct-08 23:33:12

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emkana Tue 07-Oct-08 23:37:43

soory yes I do

will post picture one day smile

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