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A Young Boy learning to write alphabet characters.

The big handwriting debate: to join or not to join?

October 19, 2021

  A recent article in the TES has reignited debate amongst the educator and parent community over the benefits of joined-up handwriting in...

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How do I help set goals for my child this school year?

October 11, 2021

Support your child in creating a set of effective goals that will boost their confidence, motivation and achievements for the school year ahead. Read...

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“Help! My child won’t sit still” – How ADHD affects learning

October 5, 2021

Children with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) can find the classroom a tricky place to learn. Explore how ADHD affects learning and...

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Learning with dyslexia: Children’s learning styles

September 21, 2021

Understanding more about dyslexia can help parents and educators support children to thrive in the classroom and beyond.  Did you know that today...

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A parents guide to Key Stage 2 learning & tuition 

September 14, 2021

Is your child in Key Stage 2? Find out what to expect and how you can help on this part of their school journey. Key Stage 2 (KS2) is the National...

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Self Care and Wellbeing Tips for Your Family

August 31, 2021

We all need a little bit of self care from time to time. But what counts as self care? And why is it so important for young people?   Self care...

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Mother helping boy get ready for the first day back to school

Your Back to School Checklist

August 24, 2021

Heading back to school after the holidays can often involve stress, tears and tantrums – and that’s just the parents! Avoid the last-minute...

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Parents: back to school tips for coping with a new term

August 17, 2021

Returning to school is always a mix of emotions. There’s high hopes and excitement for the year alongside that uncomfortable ‘upside-down feeling...

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Mother helping child succeed in their 11 Plus exams

Help your child succeed in their 11 Plus exams

August 10, 2021

It’s the time of year when many children will be in the final stages of preparation for their grammar school entrance exams (commonly known as the...

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Father and son playing with a kite in a field in the summer

Let’s make the most of summer, together!

August 3, 2021

As a parent, I’ve definitely had my fair share of summers that have come and gone in the blink of an eye. Where, apart from the occasional...

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