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Normally if a child arrangements order is amended by consent, or a pattern of contact has been agreed that is outside of the order, then it will be accepted that the order has been amended by agreement and it's very difficult to simply revert back to the original order.
There would have to be a valid change of circumstances that meant that the new agreement had come to an end. One party simply deciding they simply didn't want to follow the new arrangement after this period of time is not a good enough reason to ditch it and revert back to the previous order though, and an application from the other party to vary the order in line with the new arrangement would most likely succeed in court.
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Yes, in that case you might. You should try a family mediation session though first, as if the children's wishes are in line with yours then the mediator would hopefully point out the likelihood of your application succeeding to your ex.