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10 Top Tips For Leaving Your Teen Home Alone

AD |Leaving a child ‘home alone’ for the first time can make any parent feel anxious. However, with some careful planning and important rules set in place, both parent and teenager can feel more prepared and confident about this new milestone.  Here are 10 top tips from St Christopher School for leaving your child home… Continue reading 10 Top Tips For Leaving Your Teen Home Alone

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How To Help Your Child Make New Friends

AD | The fear of not knowing anyone when they first start school or making new friends can be an emotional experience for both children and their parents.  Here are a few tips from Wetherby-Pembridge School on how you can help your child to successfully develop their social skills and form happy friendships… Talking to… Continue reading How To Help Your Child Make New Friends

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How To Help Your Child Make The Most Of Their Education

AD | By taking an interest in school and class work, parents can help their children to make the most of their education and enhance their abilities. It is important to show that you care about your child’s school life and encourage a love of learning at home. The more supported a child feels at… Continue reading How To Help Your Child Make The Most Of Their Education

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Parenting: Should My Child Learn An Instrument?

AD | Lots of parents are torn when it comes to their kids having music lessons. While we all love the idea of having a child prodigy – the next Beethoven - it’s often more expensive than we first expected and doesn’t always come naturally to every child. For those of you who are on… Continue reading Parenting: Should My Child Learn An Instrument?

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A Parent’s Guide To Post 16 Education

AD | Gaining more qualifications after GCSE’s can provide your child with a greater choice of job opportunities in the future.  As a parent you want your child to have the best possible start in life. With so many further education options available, it is important to understand which one is best for your child.… Continue reading A Parent’s Guide To Post 16 Education

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Helping Your Child Transition From Prep To Senior School

AD | Starting secondary school means many new changes for your child. They will need to learn their way around a new school, meet new teachers and make new friends. They will also need to adjust to a new timetable and learn how to be more independent. All of these changes can make some children… Continue reading Helping Your Child Transition From Prep To Senior School

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Parenting: Helping Students Dealing With Results Day Nerves

AD |With results day just over a month away, apprehension is not an unusual emotion for students. Waiting to find out their grades is certainly stressful, which is why a private senior school in Surrey have put together the following advice to help students deal with their nerves so that they don’t manifest into something… Continue reading Parenting: Helping Students Dealing With Results Day Nerves

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Education: Is Technology Beneficial In The Classroom?

AD | Many of our lives revolve around technology. From games and entertainment, to communicating with friends, smart devices and computers have become second nature to the younger generation. This advance in technology has had an impact on today’s education and teaching methods. Teachers can now enhance learning by incorporating these popular, everyday devices into… Continue reading Education: Is Technology Beneficial In The Classroom?

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4 Benefits Of Outdoor Learning For Kids

AD | It’s important for children, particularly when they’re young, to learn in different ways and explore a multitude of environments. This means that they should get out of the classroom from time to time and discover the great outdoors. Many children don’t have access to safe outdoor environments where they can play freely, which… Continue reading 4 Benefits Of Outdoor Learning For Kids

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Review: Toddler Fun Learning App

It’s that time of year again when travel is a hot topic, often striking fear into the hearts of those of us with young children at the mere thought of braving a journey more than ten minutes long! It can be hard to keep children amused during a long trip and there is definitely a… Continue reading Review: Toddler Fun Learning App