Teachers share their ideas in NI

Jayne Thompson
26 March 2020
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In the surreal times that we find ourselves, parents are grappling to absorb the news of the pandemic upon us, and the news that children have been sent home from school until, most likely, the new academic year, (apart from those of frontline service providers, whose children will still attend school but only to be supervised).

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For parents in Northern Ireland - lowdown on the Transfer Form and selecting schools

Jayne Thompson
24 January 2018
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Over the next two weeks, parents across Northern Ireland with children currently in Year 7 will be completing their Transfer Form. In other words, they will be selecting schools in order of preference for their child to transfer to in September. Many parents and children at this point have a clear idea of where they would like to go, while others are waiting anxiously for transfer test (AQE and GL Assessment) results on Saturday, which will give a clearer picture of the schools accessible to them. The Belfast Telegraph has published a list of the entrance scores accepted by grammar schools in NI for the academic year 2017/2018. This is a useful guideline for parents: but remember that these scores vary year on year.

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How can I help my child with exam stress?

Jayne Thompson
20 April 2017
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OMGoodness, is it really exam time again? There are many ways to help your child tackle exam stress. We have some top tips and give you the tried and tested AEROS method to help the whole family survive exam season at school.

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