Childcare

  • More childcare help for working parents

    More Childcare help for working parents

    Childcare costs are a drain on many people’s resources but families with working parents are set to notice a reduction in the amount of money they fork out for childcare due to a government scheme scheduled to come into place this year. The Childcare Payments Bill will allow working parents to claim up to £2,000 per

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    Pros and cons of using a relative for childcare

    Pros and Cons of using a relative for childcare

    If you have a relative who is able and willing to look after your child while you are out at work, you may be trying to figure out whether or not it’s a good idea. To help you make your decision, The Working Parent has come up with some of the pros and cons of

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    Discipline at school and what to expect

    Discipline at school and what to expect

    All schools need a discipline policy otherwise they wouldn’t be able to function properly. A discipline or behaviour policy is usually written by the head teacher and includes behaviours that are deemed unacceptable as well as the school’s policy for dealing with such conduct. The policy should also include actions that will be taken to

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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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    Get help with childcare costs

    Get help with childcare costs

    Childcare is one of the killer costs of having kids. You need to work to earn money to live, but when you do, you can’t be around to mind your child. Childcare costs are a given for many working families. Not everyone can afford for one parent to remain at home, even though the majority

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    Care to learn funding

    Care to learn funding

    Young parents can often find it a struggle to continue with their education while forking out for expensive childcare at the same time. However, a government scheme called Care to Learn funding can offer some help towards the cost of childcare for those wishing to go back to school or college after their baby is

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