School accessibility for disabled children

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

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Supporting your child changing schools

Starting a new school for the first time is a big deal for any child, but when they are changing schools it can be even more tricky. If your child is going to a different school because of bullying, poor teaching, or a relocation, then you’ll need to work extra hard to make sure they

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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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What happens if your child doesnt like their teacher

Studies show that a child’s relationship with their teacher has a major impact on a child’s ability to learn, and if your child reacts well to his or her teacher, they are more likely to want to learn and will ultimately achieve higher grades. We all remember a favourite teacher who made lessons fun, but

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How can working parents get involved at school

When your child starts primary school they join a new community, one they’ll be part of for the next seven years. And while it’s important that it be ‘theirs’, it’s also beneficial if you can have a relationship with that community that goes beyond rocking up at the school gates on time (mostly!) and turning

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Beat the Back to School Blues

Back to school is a term that is thrown around by advertisers from July onwards, reminding children that September is on it’s way even before they have finished their summer term. As the school summer holidays draw to a close you might notice your little ones, and not so little ones, getting anxious about returning

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