Exam results day plan for parents in Northern Ireland

Jayne Thompson
10 August 2021
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Are you noticing your heart skipping an extra beat every time someone mentions exam results day, especially with the news this week on how grades are being allocated in Northern Ireland? Here's some helpful hints on how to prepare.

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The children are listening: educated by the adults

Claire Carter
03 February 2021
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Claire Carter, a parent of twins at secondary school and Chair of Governors for a local primary school, shares her view on the education system in the current climate and how this is affecting the children involved.

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Minister Ford blog for Parentkind on free school meals while learning at home

Vicky Ford MP
26 January 2021
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All children deserve healthy and nutritious food. Children and Families Minister Vicky Ford MP tells us more about what the Government is doing in England to ensure all eligible children receive nutritious free school meals while they are learning at home.

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Homeschooling - a parent's point of view

The Private Parent
25 January 2021
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Our children are 12 (secondary) and 10 (primary). They have no learning difficulties and we are lucky enough to have plenty of space and IT equipment. My husband and I are both lucky enough to able to work from home. This means that we can be here to support and guide rather than actually teach them.

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Awarding grades and qualifications in 2021 - we want your views

Simon Lebus
25 January 2021
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Exams this year cannot take place as planned. Ofqual Chief Regulator Simon Lebus explains how this summer could look for students and encourages you to contribute your views.

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