POLL: Should the six-week school holidays be shorter?

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It’s that time of the year again when youngsters finish school for the six-week break.

According to a survey by the parenting website Mumsnet, 61 per cent of mums and dads said they were happy with the length of the holidays.

However, another study carried out by Epson EcoTank printers found 58 per cent of parents find themselves running out of things to do to keep their child entertained – with just under 50 per cent saying the break is too long.

What do you think? Have a say in our online poll and sign in to leave your views below.