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May half term family fun for under £10

May 13, 2022

Family fun doesn’t need to have a price tag. Check out some of our top picks of family friendly activities for May half term that are also kind to...

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Is your child ready to start school? School readiness survey

May 12, 2022

Is starting school the next big step on your child’s horizon? Are they ready? A recent YouGov school readiness survey suggests half of reception...

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The best children’s books about mental health

Talking about feelings with our children can be tricky. How do you explain these invisible, powerful emotions that they experience from such a young...

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Thriving in SATs week: Activities for stress-relief

April 22, 2022

The SATs are back! Does that make you groan a little or get sweaty palms knowing that your child will find this experience tough? Never fear, we’re...

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How to talk to your children about conflict and war

March 11, 2022

Right now, I’m sure your children have many questions about what’s happening in Ukraine. They are also most likely upset and confused by what they...

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Guide to primary school places: Application, dates & appeals

March 4, 2022

Starting school is a big step for parent and child. Before you get to drop them off on their first day in uniform, there are some important decisions...

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Everyday maths activities for children: real-life learning

February 18, 2022

You’ve probably never stopped to think about it, but maths helps us with so many everyday tasks! From making lunch to understanding bus timetables...

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Parental anxiety: Turning worries into positive actions

February 7, 2022

In this blog, Carey Ann Dodah talks about turning parental anxiety into positive actions… By Carey Ann Dodah     Let’s talk about worry...

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Dealing with exam result anxiety: Advice for parents

January 24, 2022

Looking for parent advice on how to deal with exam result anxiety? We share some insights from a parent and educational professional.  Sitting exams...

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Two primary school aged pupils in the classroom preparing for the 11 Plus comprehension exam

11 Plus Comprehension Tips: Exam Guide

January 14, 2022

The 11 Plus can feel daunting, not only for our 10 year olds, but also for us parents too! Especially when faced with a raft of question types that...

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