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Marina Fogle recently launched The Parent Hood Podcast to share parenting advice

Marina Fogle on The Parent Hood Podcast, #SelfCare and Why There’s No Such Thing as the Perfect Mother

Family expert Marina Fogle on why there is no such thing as the perfect mother, #SelfCare and The Parent Hood podcast Words: Hesham Abdelhamid Photography: Courtesy Marina Fogle / The Parent Hood Podcast There are some topics that stir up fevered conversations on social media, and parenting is one that is guaranteed to get people […]

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Home Schooling advice: Be stubborn about your goals and flexible about your methods

Why Home Education Requires a Flexible Approach

Kate Shand, managing director of Enjoy Education, on why home education is more than a numbers (and spellings) game… Lead image: Ridofranz / iStock / Getty Images Plus The controversial consultation by the Department for Education (DfE) into compulsory registers of home schooled children has sparked a great deal of renewed interest in home-schooling. The […]

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How to prepare children for 21st century challenges from tech to social media, by New Beacon School

Education for the Future Workplace: How to Help Young People Navigate the 21st Century

Mike Piercy, Headmaster at The New Beacon School for boys in Sevenoaks, on how to help young people navigate the 21st century and prepare for the future workplace  “Eighty-five per cent of jobs in 2030 have not yet been invented.” Two Google clicks and you will find this ‘statistic’ is questionable, theoretical, and has little […]

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How to plan for your child's education with Mentor Education

Planning for Success: How to Help Your Child to Thrive Throughout their Education

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Mary Lonsdale from Mentor Education offers advice on how to plan your child’s education to help them thrive in the modern world Our children face many challenges in this fast-paced, highly pressured modern world. While pressure is not necessarily a bad thing – many children thrive on challenges – it does mean that […]

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Sinclair House School in Fulham has a positive school culture to help kids feel happy and excel

Never Underestimate the Importance of a School’s Culture

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Carlotta O’Sullivan, Principal at Sinclair House School in Fulham, on why a good school will give a child ‘roots’ and ‘wings’, but it is the establishment’s culture that enables them to fly “There are only two lasting bequests we can hope to give our children. One of these is roots, the other, wings.” This […]

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A private tutor can help your child prepare for entrance exams

Should I Send My Child to a Selective School?

Lead image: Dualstock / Getty Images Words: Mary Lonsdale of London Home Tutors At London Home Tutors, parents are increasingly asking us how to determine whether their child is suitable for a selective school. Knowing whether or not your child is suitable for an academically selective school is a very common concern among parents, who are not given the […]

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How to teach children the value of kindness and charity in a cruel world: The Hampshire School, Chelsea


ADVERTISING PROMOTION Donal Brennan, Headmaster of The Hampshire School, Chelsea, on the importance of teaching children the value of kindness and charity as global citizens in a turbulent world… There is a great deal of suffering in our world. Sadly, this is something that our children are accustomed to; they are growing up exposed to […]

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How to set your child up for success in the 11+ exams | White House Prep, Balham

How to Set Your Child Up for Success in the 11+ Exams

What is the 11+, why is it important and how do you set your children up for success? The White House prep School in Balham answers your 11+ questions…  The question on many parents’ lips when they first visit a school is about the 11+ process, whether their child is a babe in arms or […]

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How do you ensure high achievers reach their full potential in mixed ability school classes?

How to Ensure High Achievers Reach Their Full Potential in School

ADVERTISING PROMOTION Donal Brennan, Headmaster of The Hampshire School, Chelsea, on enabling academically gifted pupils to reach their potential in mixed ability groups Social mobility, equal opportunity and closing the attainment gap are all huge issues in the schools sector, and rightly so. The whole sector, from central government down to individual schools, is working […]

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Why outdoor play and active learning are crucial in early years learning

What is the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS)?

Advertising Promotion Greg Meakin, Head of Prep at Sherfield School, explains the significance of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) and why it’s important to choose the right nursery for your child The EYFS The Reception year for 4-5 year olds is the culmination of the Early Years Foundation Stage (EYFS) which underpins and sets the […]

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