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What are my child’s options at age 16?

Finishing school is an exciting and daunting time for most 16 year olds, with many options open to them. From the summer of 2013 the age of participation is being increased to 17. This means that although a student may choose to leave school at 16, they are required to continue participating in education in

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Revision tips for exams

With the right approach and a lot of preparation, revising for exams need not be as stressful as you may initially fear. Whether you are revising for first year exams or finals, with these tips, you can be well on your way to success. Devise a Timetable Research has shown that short bursts of revision

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My child is a genius

My child is a genius

Have you ever thought ‘my child is a genius’? While most parents are fretting that their child doesn’t fall behind in class, isn’t struggling with their studies and are praying they get the ‘clever parents’ gene, others find themselves in the unusual position of having a child that is exceptionally bright; something which brings up

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Is your child gifted?

Is your child gifted or are you an over enthusiastic parent wanting to believe you’ve given birth to the next Steven Hawkings? Parenthood is a funny thing: When someone else’s child brings home a piece of A4 showing The Last Supper depicted in purple, green and orange with the disciples dressed as gangsta rappers, it’s

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Beating the morning rush

Is beating the morning rush just a pipe dream? Ever blown up the microwave trying to ‘emergency-dry’ a school shirt (surely there was another clean one in the drawer)? Or realised halfway to school that you haven’t brushed your child’s hair, let alone tied it back? And if you get all that right, how about

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Top 10 educational apps for kids

How to raise children and study at the same time

Wondering how to raise children and study at the same time? At some point in your parenting career you may find that you need to study at evenings & weekends to keep your career on track. Completing a professional qualification on top of bringing up kids and running a house may sound impossible, but other

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