What do you do when your kid hates school?

My kid hates school. As a teenager, he already knows everything anyway, writes Suzanne Harrington

What do you do when your kid hates school? Do you go all Mary Poppins — come along now, spit spot — and bribe them with chocolate and future trips to Legoland or whatever? Yes, is the short answer. By any means necessary, including threats to send pets to the sausage factory. Go to school or Mr Fluffy gets it.

But what if your kid has size ten feet and their own bank account, is into Stormzy and Skepta, and couldn’t give a rat’s ass — or a hamster’s — about scholastic pursuits?

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