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Helpful guides and advice for parents and teachers.

The Good Schools Guide Review of Teachers To Your Home
18 May 2022
Teachers To Your Home - Reviewed by The Good Schools Guide The Good Schools Guide met with Teachers To Your Home staff. In addition, 61 clients and 77 tutors h...
The 11+ Exam for Grammar School Entry: A Guide For Parents
17 May 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...
Do you know your child’s learning style?
16 May 2022
While there is plenty of debate FOR and AGAINST learning styles - the idea that you have a preferred way to learn new information - we think it is a fun and wor...
Independent School Entrance Exams: A Guide for Parents
13 May 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...
The Parent's Guide to Reading
12 May 2022
How can I help my child with reading? The single biggest predictor of high academic achievement is reading to children. Not flashcards, not workbooks, not fanc...
Understanding Your Child's Curriculum: A Guide for Parents
10 May 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...
EHCP (Educational Health Care Plan): A Guide for Parents
08 May 2022
What is an EHCP? --------------------------------------------------------------- An Educational Healthcare Plan (EHCP or EHC) is a legal document that sets ou...
Support Your Dyslexic Child: A Guide for Parents
04 May 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 Parent's Guide to Sleep
20 Apr 2022
How much sleep is enough for your child? Sleep is as essential to well-being as nutrition and exercise are, yet many families (children and their parents) can...