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Importance of Homework

Homework gives us a chance to be involved in our children’s learning and really reinforces what our children are learning at school. The variety and level of homework depends on your child’s class year and school. Between Reception and Year

Does Your Child’s School Have a Library?

According to a news article that I read from the BBC Education section, The Libraries All-Party Parliamentary Group (APPG) has suggested that Ofsted should examine school library provision when inspectors visit a school. The group says school libraries are vital

PARENT’S ROLE AS CAREER ADVISERS CAN OFTEN BE OUTDATED-says a report

According the Association of Colleges (AoC), 70% of young people trust their parents for job advice; however the report argues that parent’s views can often be out of date. “Parents can push their children towards careers that are seen to

Key Stage 2 SATs (Year 6 Pupils)

Changes to KS2 SATs TESTS IN THE RECENT YEARS THAT MAY INTEREST YOU Education Secretary Michael Gove, back in 2011 said that the Key changes to the Key Stage 2 system will make it fairer for all and more effective

Changes Introduced To the Marking System of GCSE Papers

According to the Telegraph, ‘One of Britain’s biggest exam boards – OCR – will launch a trial programme in an attempt to stop test scripts being marked by “exhausted” teachers at night after a full working day.’ This move comes

Computers, TVs and Mobile Phones in Children’s Bedrooms Can Cause Anxiety and Prevent Sleep

Parents have been urged to take televisions, computers and mobile phones out of children’s bedrooms as they cause anxiety and prevent sleep which ruins school performance, a study published in the Journal of Pediatric Psychology has suggested. According to Alice

Importance of Homework

Homework gives us a chance to be involved in our children’s learning and really reinforces what our children are learning at school. The variety and level of homework depends on your child’s class year and school. Between Reception and Year

More ways in Participating and Empowering our children’s educational development

Children need to feel supported not pressurized. Each child is different and follows their progress at school. Sometimes some children make sudden improvements and at other times it may take a while for a subject to ‘click’. Comparing a child