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Helpful guides and advice for parents and teachers.

EHCP (Educational Health Care Plan): A Guide for Parents
20 Jan 2022
What is an EHCP? --------------------------------------------------------------- An Educational Healthcare Plan (EHCP or EHC) is a legal document that sets ou...
The 11+ Exam for Grammar School Entry: A Guide For Parents
17 Jan 2022
This article provides a guide for parents of current Year 5 children looking to prepare them for the 11+ Exam in September 2022 to enter their child into Year 7...
Building Resilience: A Guide for Parents
16 Jan 2022
Some children will develop resilience, or the ability to overcome serious hardship, while others will not. Parents being able to understand why some children do...
Independent School Entrance Exams: A Guide for Parents
15 Jan 2022
This article provides a guide for parents of children looking to enter their child into Year 7 (11+ Entry) or Year 9 (13+ Entry) at an Independent School in Sep...
Understanding Your Child's Curriculum: A Guide for Parents
11 Jan 2022
The national curriculum outlines what a child should learn and know by the end of each school year. It also contains lots of information for both parents and te...
Support Your Dyslexic Child: A Guide for Parents
07 Jan 2022
It is estimated that dyslexia affects about a tenth of the population in the UK and is the most common of all specific learning difficulties. Dyslexia is often...
The Benefits of One-to-One Tuition: A Guide for Parents
02 Jan 2022
The benefits of one-to-one tuition: 1. The tutor has the opportunity to focus on the specific subjects and areas that your child may be struggling with. At sch...
How Will GCSEs and A levels Work in 2022? A Guide for Parents
05 Oct 2021
The Department for Education and Ofqual have just revealed details on the plans for GCSEs and A levels Examinations in 2022. ----------------------------------...
How to find the best tutor for your child
10 Sep 2021
With what can seem to be an unlimited number of websites advertising tutors, how do you as a parent make sure you have found a great one for your child? More a...