Tag Archives: secondary school

Homework Galore for Year 7s: What can parents do?

If you are a parent like me with a year 7 son or daughter, you will notice that our kids are coming home with more homework than they had in primary school. Having lots of homework to do every evening

PARENT’S ROLE AS CAREER ADVISERS CAN OFTEN BE OUTDATED-says a report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70% of young people trust their parents for job advice; however the report argues that parent’s views can often be out of date.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

A better start at Secondary school is a better start in life

“Every Primary school should strive to make its pupils ready for secondary school by the time they leave. All evidence shows that if you start behind, you stay behind. A better start at Secondary school is a better start in

It’s essential that schools work hard to reduce inequality

What we love about the writer, Sameena, is that she shares our passion to close achievement gap. Read her article fully. It is worth reading. Her brief summary of what happened to her in school is very common amongst parents