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How To Apply For A School Place In England

Your involvement in the school placement lottery in England begins in earnest in the year before your child is due to start in primary or secondary education. Many parents will have begun their investigations long before this, sounding out schools and other parents about catchment areas, child preferences, reputations, and the general desirability of each

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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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My child is struggling at school

My child is struggling at school

With the start of the new school year, now is the perfect time to get into a new homework routine. This is often an area of contention in many households, but there are ways you can support your child if they are struggling. As children settle into their new classroom and adapt to a different

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How to motivate yourself in the morning

Do you ever wish you had the get up and go attitude of your children? If your kids are anything like mine, they’re up and ready to explore the new day the second they wake. Parents, on the other hand, often need to hit the snooze button a few times before they’re ready to face

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Teachers abused by pupils in school

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

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