Proud mum Sam Faiers shares gorgeous school photos as son Paul finishes first term

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Sam Faiers has revealed her pride in son Paul after he finished his first term at school.

Five year old Paul started school in September, which the lead up to his big change being documented on his family's show The Mummy Diaries.

Proud mum Sam, 29, has now taken to Instagram to share gorgeous school photos of her first born as she made the announcement to her fans.

She wrote to her 2.5million followers on the social media platform: "Successfully finished the first term of reception.

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"Mummy & daddy are so so proud of you our little star. Paul's weekly reports have been nothing but positive.

"As parents its completely natural for us to worry. So many doubted us with our decision not to send Paul to nursery claiming he wouldn't settle well etc [sic]."

Proving her doubters wrong, the former The Only Way Is Essex star continued: "Well we've had the total opposite experience.


"He's been nothing but happy. He's always telling us how much he loves school."

She added: "Ps aren't school photos just the best [sic]," as she attached black and white shots of her son beaming at the camera in his school uniform.

Sam previously opened up to OK! online about how she was happy she sent Paul to school after considering homeschooling, telling us: "I definitely feel like I’ve made the right decision.

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"With my lifestyle and Paul's lifestyle, if you're going to homeschool your child you've got to be one hundred percent committed.

"I'm a working mum so it's probably not practical, I just want to give him the best chance in life."

She continued: "I loved primary school, it's kind of learning through play and it's the best time, primary school is brilliant.

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"There were so many pros to homeschooling but in the end, obviously we've gone for school and I'm happy with my decision."

However, she admitted on social media that she "bawled her eyes out" as she dropped Paul off for his first day.

She said at the time: "When your children are babies in your arms, you think far into the future about school and how it's years away.. well that day was today for us.

"I'm beyond proud of you my darling. Paul's first day at school honestly it was so emotional for those who aren't there yet, brace yourself [sic]," followed by a book emoji, crying emoji and pink heart emoji.

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