Parents across the West Country are keeping their children out of school today. Many are choosing to turn their unofficial days off into educational days out.
One mum from St. Austell took her children to a day of learning at the Eden Project.
Sarah Pease is backing the "Let our Kids be Kids" campaign against testing for 7 and 11 year olds - which she says is asking them to become experts on subjects they'll never need.
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Watch out for ice on untreated roads. Another day of sunshine and showers is ahead but it will be- fairly cold in the fresh winds.
Watch out for ice on untreated roads first thing. Another day with good long periods of sunshine and showers. Some of them may be wintry