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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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Military Families

Military Families: How to Keep a Child’s Education Stable Children in military families can be subject to unpredictable and irregular living arrangements. Redeployment can occur as frequently as every few years, or even months, and can often mean a move to a new country, with a vastly different educational system. Ensuring that children in these

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Learning a foreign language

If you’ve got a bit of spare time on your hands you might want to consider learning a foreign language. Perhaps you’re planning a trip abroad and you’d like to learn the lingo, or maybe you just want to add to your skills base?  Speaking a second language is also widely reported to slow the

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home schooling

Could home schooling work for your children

Is it legal to educate my child at home? Yes. Parents (or carers) are obliged to ensure that their child receives efficient full time education appropriate to the child’s age, ability, aptitude and any special educational needs they may have. Most parents fulfill this obligation by ensuring their child attends school, but that is not

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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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Thinking of home schooling?

Put quite simply you are legally required to ensure your child is engaged in full time education, relative to their age and ability, however you are not required to send your child to state school. This opens the door for home schooling and gives some parents the chance to educate their children themselves. Whether the

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