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Test results are not everything

Learning Ahead vs. Latest Test Results – the bigger picture

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The best way of effecting long-term student success is to expose students to curriculum ahead of school. When working towards a student’s future, we always take into account the bigger picture and the long-term. This goes to the core of what we do. Over-emphasising test scores. Following the dominant school narrative, parents sometimes don’t realise that they

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Holiday Homework?

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What maths should my child do during the summer holidays? Around this time of year, I’m asked this question. The answer changes by individual and by how they feel from day to day, but in most cases there’s no great need for structured maths learning to continue through holidays. “A holiday is as good as

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Puberty – empathise with your teenager

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It’s that age and stage at which we all lose control of things a bit. When your child starts making strange decisions and overreacting to tiny things, remember: don’t take it personally, and don’t you overreact in return. In the big picture, these speed-bumps will be forgotten soon enough. Puberty varies between boys and girls,

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Psychology of Happiness for Families and Children

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[VIDEO] 20 short minutes packed with simple advice for parents to reduce stress and increase happiness for themselves and their family. Even picking just a few of these and making the small, mindful effort to implement them can make a great difference to your child’s happiness now and their prospects for the future. Psychologist Dr Michael Carr-Gregg specialises in parenting

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