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Some Tips for Starting Secondary School

By |September 3rd, 2017|

If your child is starting secondary school, you’ve bought the uniform, equipment and practised the route, here are some other tips on getting ready. Tell your child it’s NORMAL to feel scared, as well as excited. If it wasn’t, secondary schools wouldn’t use buddy systems to help Year 7 children adjust. EVERYONE will feel nervous, [...]

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Last Minute Revision Tips

By |April 24th, 2017|

Last minute revision tips If you are just about to face your GCSEs this summer, it can be tough staying indoors revising whilst everyone else seems to be enjoying themselves. This advice is about how to revise smarter and giving yourself time to relax.       Tip 1 Prioritise What grades do you really [...]

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What to ask at Parents’ Evening

By |October 10th, 2016|

  The first Parents' Evening usually happens in October (don’t worry if yours doesn’t because every school is different. As a teacher, I often found parents were unsure as to what to ask and may well not have got the most out of the short meeting time allocated to them. Each meeting is very short, [...]

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