Discover the latest news from Parentkind as well as a variety of blogs and success stories from parents, PTA members, teachers and more.

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How children benefit from performing arts
by Anya Day
03 May 2018
Often perceived as a 'soft' option when compared to pursuits such as swimming, football or a stint with the Scouts, Performing Arts are hugely beneficial for children and young people - more so than m...
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Open communications with parents helps to improve school’s fortunes – a head teacher’s story
by Michael McCarthy
10 April 2018
Ridgeway Primary Academy is a school which has been on a journey - to say the least. A once-failing school and forced sponsored academy is now flourishing and achieving notable success. We wanted a wa...
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Helping your child get the most out of everyday experiences
by Maya Young
05 April 2018
With having a child with autism and anxiety who had not only 'switched off' from learning, but become phobic about school and anything that smacked of being taught, I was initially limited as to what ...
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Slime success and Science Week fun.
by Liz Witherspoon
16 March 2018
After months spent studying slime making videos on YouTube and too many experiments (and trips to the pound shop) to count, last year my daughter finally perfected slime!
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