Monthly Archives: January 2014

Start Career Advice in Primary Schools

According to the Telegraph, the British Chambers of Commerce has made a proposal calling for Ofsted and Businesses to partner together to engage in Career Advices been shared in Primary school pupils. The president of the BCC said: Businesses are

Ban on smoking in cars carrying children backed by Lords

According to the BBC, the Lords have backed a Labour plan to ban smoking in cars carrying children, despite opposition from the government. Labour has said it is all about protecting children. Is this right, that there is opposition from

It Is Not Only Children Who Grow

It is not only children who grow. Parents do too. As much as we watch to see what our children do with their lives, they are watching us to see what we do with ours. I can’t tell my children

Is it really right to judge a school purely from the league tables?

A parent once made a very interesting point on this question. We were talking about how a certain selective school came out with very high grades at GCSEs results year on year. The Parent said: They select the best from

Being a Parent to a Teen/Pre-Teen

Nothing is as uncool to a Teen as a parent trying to be cool I read this today and thought to share it with fellow parents of teens and teens to be. These are facts that we already know but

The Importance of Year 9 Option Evening

For parents and guardians of Year 9 pupils, Over the next few weeks or so, many secondary schools will be organising Year 9 option evenings. (Some schools may have done so already) What is an Option Evening? It is an

One in Six Parents Do All the Homework According to a Recent Survey

A new research has revealed that up to 1 in 6 parents do ALL the homework for their children. The study revealed that in two thirds of scenarios, parents were willing to HELP out but in more situations, they found

School Attendance Rules That Parents Must Be Aware Of

Following a very recent news that a couple who took their children away on a week long holiday during the school term have been ordered to pay £993 in cost and fine, we thought it necessary to remind parents what