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When to start preparing for the 11 Plus

May 22, 2018

Grammar schools are looking for children with high levels of maths and English skills, as well as the ability to perform under pressure – so the...

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Supporting children with autism

May 11, 2018

Sam is 6 years old and has autism. Sam’s mum, Emma, has tried many different methods to support him and shares her journey with us here…...

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Child being creative

Marvellous maths and engaging English

March 15, 2018

You might hear the children groan when you suggest some educational activities outside of school, but here are some ways you can engage them with...

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Making Reception count

February 20, 2018

According to recent research by Durham University, your child’s first year at school can have the biggest impact on their achievements. Charlotte...

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SATs Key Stage 2

Exploring the SATs – the journey so far

January 22, 2018

The SATs have been the scene of much change since the new National Curriculum came into place in 2014. In the space of three years the content of the...

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A teacher’s guide to parents’ evening

October 17, 2017

The first parents’ evening of the new school year is upon us, and teachers are preparing to discuss children’s progress over the last few...

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World Dyslexia Awareness Day

October 5, 2017

“We’re in this together”: We spoke to our member Nikki Golestanian about the challenges and positives parents can experience...

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Understanding dyslexia

October 2, 2017

This week (2-8 October) is Dyslexia Awareness Week, and the theme this year is ‘Positive about Dyslexia‘. We spoke to Annemarie Ranson,...

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Back to school

August 25, 2017

Teachers up and down the country are welcoming new students into their classrooms for the start of term. What advice do they have for their new...

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Love learning this half term

Love learning this half term

April 10, 2017

Half term is a great chance to enjoy some family time together and have fun! We’ve got some tips for ways you can keep your child’s brain active...

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