Kids

How a digital shutdown can help your child concentrate at school

How a digital shutdown can help your child concentrate at school The digital takeover has well and truly arrived. Most children will possess a smartphone, tablet, laptop or desktop computer, and in many cases, they will use each of these at least once a day. Digital devices such as these can be helpful when used […]

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Kids

The role of pocket money in teaching responsible money management

The role of pocket money in teaching responsible money management Debt is on the increase, and this generation of children is growing up with a different perspective on money than any preceding generation. Pay day loans, mortgage rates and credit cards are all part of daily advertising, and money is, apparently, readily available to meet […]

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News

Should I send my child to an academy?

Should I send my child to an academy? There has been a great deal of media coverage recently of the government’s decision to accelerate the academy programme. The Queen’s Speech is expected to contain a Bill forcing all schools to become academies by 2020. The Department for Education argument is that academies raise standards. And […]

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Child

BREAKING NEWS! English Schools WON’T now be forced to become Academies

The Education Secretary has announced that plans to make all English high schools become Academies to be scrapped Education secretary Nicky Morgan has confirmed that the Government is standing down on their decision to make all English schools into Academies in a huge u turn set to please a lot of parents and teachers across […]

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Child

School Children On Strike Over SATS Exams!

School children across England are on strike today in row over SATS exams for 6 year olds School children of 6 and 7 years old are on strike across England today in protest against SATS exams. The controversial exams have caused widespread upset amongst parents and teachers alike, leading to a petition against the exams getting […]

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