Top Tips for Helping Your Child with their Social Skills

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Helping to develop your child’s social skills will prepare them for life. Good social skills will help them to communicate effectively, allow them to form friendships, boost their confidence and help them to succeed in interviews. Some children are more naturally socially adept than others. If your child is shy, they may you’re your support in order to build these invaluable skills. Here is some advice from an Independent School in Harpenden on how to help your child develop their… Continue Reading “Top Tips for Helping Your Child with their Social Skills”

How to Choose the Perfect School for Your Child


Choosing the perfect school for your child is a massive responsibility. There are so many factors to consider, such as the school’s location, what facilities it has to offer and what Ofsted inspection results it received. To help you choose the right school for your child, here are some top tips from an independent boarding college in Cardiff… What is important? Start your school search by making a list of what is most important to you and your child. Talk… Continue Reading “How to Choose the Perfect School for Your Child”

Helping Your Child to Succeed in School


One of the key ingredients to a successful student is support from their parents, no matter how oldthey are. Children who feel as though someone close to them, whom they respect, is genuinely interested in their performance at school are far more likely to try harder to succeed. This goes beyond helping them with a few homework questions every once in a while, as explored below by an independent school in Hertfordshire. Your attitude towards your child’s education and learning… Continue Reading “Helping Your Child to Succeed in School”

Gifted: Say “Vamousse” to Head Lice

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With young children still at nursery and kids (hopefully) heading back to school on 8th March, it may only be a matter of weeks before you get the dreaded letter home saying head lice have been found on a child. A commonly held frustration by parents is that other parents are knowingly sending their kids to school with head lice and therefore cause the spread, but lice infestations are spread by undetected infestations that can take over a month to discover.… Continue Reading “Gifted: Say “Vamousse” to Head Lice”

Helping Your Child with their Home Learning

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Children who continue their learning outside of the classroom are more likely to perform well in school. So what can parents do to support their child’s learning at home? Parents can help to support their child’s home learning in a number of different ways. The best place to start is to have an active engagement with your child’s school life. The more supported a child feels at home, the more effectively he or she will perform at school. Here are… Continue Reading “Helping Your Child with their Home Learning”