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Education

Finding a school for new starter

If your child was born between the 1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013 then they will be due to start school in reception in September 2017. From round about October 2016 you would have been able to register places for your child at whichever [Read More]

Education – choosing the right school

When you are looking for a primary school for your child to attend it can be a bit of a daunting process with many parents feeling ill equipped to make a decision that could change your child’s life forever. The first thing to check is [Read More]

What’s wrong with a fixed mindset?

‘Growth mindset’ is the new buzz word in education. Nearly every classroom you see has the ubiquitous display on how you can ‘change your words… change your mindset’. So what is a fixed and growth mindset, and why is it so important? Mindset is a [Read More]

Motivating children to learn

In this current climate of immediate internet access, teachers are faced with a dilemma. Do they continue to teach using tried and tested methods or do they adapt their teaching and embrace new technologies which some say motivate children to learn more effectively. As a [Read More]