Primary School

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Dealing with a problem at school

Dealing with a problem at school can be a little tricky but if your child has a problem at school there are a number of steps you can take to make sure it is dealt with quickly and to the best possible outcome. Depending on the severity of the issue at hand, there are various levels

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Dealing with racist bullying

Racist bullying in school has taken on a whole new connotation in recent years. Schools in Britain today are a vibrant mix of different religions, races, colours and creeds, all of which should be equally respected. Bullying of any kind has no place in school and racist bullying is a crime and can be dealt

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Choosing a primary school

Choosing a primary school for your child is such an important milestone in both your lives. When you are having to think about primary school places whilst your child is still in nappies, it can be incredibly daunting to think that decisions that you make at this stage are going to influence your child’s formative

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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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Are schools dad friendly?

Are schools dad friendly? A question that is being asked as more and more dads take on the school runs and play an active role in their child’s education. Mums on the school run or stood chatting outside the school gates isn’t anything out of the ordinary. From the days when the majority of women

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Be proud to be a working parent

You should be proud to be a working parent right? It’s not always so easy… I spotted the bullies across the playground, but it was too late – they were huddled around the school gate, and there was no escape. I’d have to walk straight through the middle of their gang, and I knew it

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