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Top Tips for Starting Secondary School

Do you remember your first day at secondary? The time you jumped from being a big fish to…

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How to Support Your Teen's Career Planning

As teens progress through secondary school, there is increasing focus on what will come …

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My Son has Exam Stress. Please Help!

With exam season fast approaching, we are delighted to share this fantastic advice on sup…

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Ask the Experts: Friendship Struggles

Do you have a parenting worry that you can’t resolve alone? Do you need support fro…

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Ask the Experts: Teenage Secretiveness

Do you have a parenting worry that you can’t resolve alone? Do you need support fro…

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Moving to the UK? Which Year is My Child In?

Planning a move to the UK from overseas? To help you navigate the school admissions …

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Top Tips: Starting Secondary School

Do you remember your first day at secondary? The time you jumped from being a big fish t…

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Six Apps Every Parent Should Know About

The days of simply friending your child on Facebook to monitor their online activity are …

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Top 10 Podcasts for Kids (and Teens!)

Everyone loves a great podcast, and we are happy to report that there are now many more …

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Under-5 Learning: Your Toughest Qs Answered!

We are sharing here the very best video excerpts from our recent webinar with Early year…

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Live Webinar! How to Teach the Under 6s

Join us on Saturday 16th May at 12pm for an exclusive webinar with Sue Atkins, British p…

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Back To School: How to Get Organised

As the saying goes, 'all good things must come to an end,' and that's going to be the sum…

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Top Tips to a 'Happy' First Day at Nursery

You’ve done your homework, toured squillions of nurseries across the country and ch…

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Make 2019 a Year of Family Resolutions

Most of us start the new year with unbounded optimism and a clutch of resolutions. Unfort…

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Reasons to Join Your Child's School PTA

Members of Parent Teacher Groups (PTG) are anything but the do-gooders and busy-bodies as…

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Expert View: Childhood Friends, Saying Farewell

Expat kids tend to develop a global outlook argues Jane Evans, author and expert on …

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Reading Hacks: How to Get Your Child Reading

During our long hot summers, reading is an ideal ‘quiet time’ occupation for …

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Memo to Google: Written in Crayon!

This heavily analysed (and no doubt expensive) data pointed clearly to the fact that&he…

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Messy Play: It's Less Mess, More Science! 

The chaos, the paint, the slime, the crayons, the mud, the ‘creations’ made b…

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10 Top Tips to a 'Happy' First Day at Nursery

What on earth do you do?  How long will this go on for?  Can your nerves take i…

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Essential Books for the Reluctant Reader

If children do not take pleasure in the written word, they read significantly less than t…

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Is it Too Much? The End of Term Gift Dilemma

Whilst some might argue that teaching is a job much the same as any other, most parents w…

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How to Make Your Child A Maths Star - By Playing!

Many of us look back at learning Maths and wonder how exactly we got through those tortuo…

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Helping Early Speaking, Reading Development

Most Early Years Professionals will agree that a child’s environment during their …

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