Results from a recent survey of more than 1500 members of the Association of Teachers and Lecturers (ATL) suggested that more than 50% of state school teachers faced some form of student aggression during the last school year. 45% of these cases involved physical aggression. Incredibly, the survey also revealed that 27% of teachers who
Eek! The day is approaching! Your baby is all grown up and it’s time to start school! How do you go about preparing your child for their first day at school? Practical Skills Infant teachers know that all children develop at different rates, so they will be ready to cope with a range of abilities.
September! It marks the return to school after those long summer school holidays. And whilst parents have to restrain themselves from skipping around and high fiving each other, the kids can be quite apprehensive and suffer from back to school blues. Many issues can worry them – let’s have a look at what these issues
What is Steiner education Steiner Education is the largest alternative and independent education movement in the world. This education grew out of the Austrian philosopher Rudolph Steiner who also founded something called Anthroposophy (a particular form of thinking that includes a spiritual perspective). Individual needs The main focus of Steiner education is to offer a
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
Every child has the right to an education from the age of 5 years. For children with disabilities this may be more challenging, but there are regulations in place to promote inclusion in all schools, meaning that your child should not be disadvantaged or excluded from school because of any disabilities they face. Choosing a