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10 May 2017

Why Join Your School's PTA?

Parent Teacher Associations‭ (‬PTAs‭) ‬get a bad wrap in the media, with films depicting cliquey mums who run the‭ ‬‘club’‭ ‬of which your ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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04 May 2017

Parents Guide to Surviving Parents' Evening 

Parents’‭ ‬evening can be a stressful event for teachers and parents alike‭. ‬According to a survey of 2,000‭ ‬school parents in the UK‭, ‬55%‭ ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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18 Mar 2016

Handling Teacher Abuse in the Classroom

Teacher abuse is something that we never quite think of or even acknowledge that it actually happens.

Author: Nabeelah Bulpitt

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20 Nov 2015

What to Do if Your Child is Being Bullied at School

Satchel looks at what measures can be taken if your child is being bullied at school. Bullying is often caused by an imbalance of power either ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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07 Sep 2015

How Homework Can Contribute Towards Autonomous Learning

Homework is a form of independent learning that allows students to take hold ...

Author: Nabeelah Bulpitt

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03 Jul 2015

How to Be More Involved in Your Child's School Life

The benefits of parents being involved and present in a child’s school life has been researched countless times and the same results keep ...

Author: Bethany Spencer

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30 Jun 2015

Parenting Pressures & Technology's Role in Education

Caroline Gallagher looks at the pressures of parenting and the role of ...

Author: Nabeelah Bulpitt

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07 May 2015

6 Tips to Help Your Child with Their Homework

It's crucial for parents to be involved and engaged in their child's school life, particularly the homework process.

Author: Bethany Spencer

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02 Oct 2014

How to Engage Challenging Parents with Homework

Parents lead busy lives and can be hard to reach in the best of times, let alone when it comes to homework. We've ...

Author: Louise Raw

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21 Jul 2013

10 Times Homework Doesn’t Work

  Regardless of the worth of homework, ...

Author: Naimish Gohil