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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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late for school

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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Term time holiday ban

The Government has cited the loss of ‘valuable learning time’ as the reason behind its decision to ban families from taking children out of school during term time. But the move has not gone down well with hundreds of thousands of parents up and down the country. Previous rules Previously, headteachers were able to grant

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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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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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