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Thinking of home schooling

Thinking of home schooling

The decision to home-school is a very personal choice, many parents make it across the UK each year. At any one time, is it estimated that between 50 and 80 thousand UK children are educated in the home. The vast majority of children are educated in a formal school environment, but all parents have a

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Financial education in schools

Financial Education In Schools

Since September 2014 lessons on how to manage your finances have been a compulsory part of the national curriculum in English schools. Money expertise, imparted to our children during maths and citizenship lessons, is designed to provide them with the skills they need to manage their money effectively and make good financial judgements. Key Stage

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top homework tips

Top homework tips

After a long day at school it can sometimes it can be difficult to keep the kids motivated to do homework. So what can you do to keep them interested? Here are our top homework tips. Get involved If you’ve also had a long day at work, sitting down to help with homework can be

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Should I let my child attend stage school

Some children have a natural talent for performing, and may know from an early age that they want to work as an actor, dancer, singer, or other type of performer. For those who are exceptionally talented and devoted, attending stage school may seem to be the perfect step into their chosen profession. If this is

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How to keep your child engaged at school

When kids start school they are usually incredibly eager to get there. The friendships, fun and socialisation drives them in a new and exciting way, allowing development to accelerate. By the time they reach adolescence however, we often see a completely different picture with teenagers often becoming disengaged. This time can cause a lot of

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exam panic

Exam panic

Tests and exams are a challenging part of school life for both children and parents. Whether it’s SATs, entrance exams, GCSEs, A Levels or college and degree courses, each level of qualification brings with it its own Exam panic. As a parent, it’s important to support your child through whatever academic challenges they are facing

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