Special education needs (SEN)

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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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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Special education needs

Being the parent of a child with special education needs can be extremely difficult, especially if these needs affect your child’s ability to learn, socialise and adapt to their everyday surroundings. However, support is readily available for both you and your child should any additional help be required. What are Special Educational Needs? SEN or

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Gifted children

Parenthood is a funny thing: When someone else’s child brings home a piece of A4 showing The Last Supper depicted in purple, green and orange with the disciples dressed as gangsta rappers, it’s hard not to laugh. Yet suddenly when it’s your own offspring, you start to see flashes of genius in every stroke of

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What is an academy school?

What is an Academy School?

We all know what primary and secondary schools are but what is an Academy School? If you’re considering which primary or secondary school to send your child to the decision between an academy and a local authority controlled school can be a difficult one. For those who haven’t been involved with academies before it’s hard

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