Should schoolchildren have jobs?
For some, it’s a way of learning valuable lessons about with world of work and earning a bit of money; for others it’s a distraction from the important business of education. Schoolchildren in part-time work is something which divides opinion. It used to be normal in the UK but the trend is changing.
Neil and Dan discuss the issue while sharing their own experiences of delivering newspapers and serving fish ‘n’ chips. You’ll also learn six items of vocabulary.
This week’s question:
What is the youngest age at which children are allowed to work in the UK?
- a) 12
- b) 13
- c) 14
Listen to the programme to find out the answer.