Surviving Year 6 SATs

The Private Parent
23 April 2019
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SATs are coming and in our house we've agreed not to talk about them any more... for now!

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National Offer Day nerves?

The Private Parent
01 March 2019
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Today is National Offer Day, and like thousands of other parents, I will be finding out which secondary school my daughter will attend come September.

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Soon to be - Redundant Mum?

The Private Parent
21 September 2018
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For 18 years I have been the cook, the cleaner, the washer-upper, the birthday cake baker, the study buddy, the taxi, the banker, the shoulder to cry on, the wall to bounce off, the teacher, the confidant and the constant in my daughter's life. Next week that is all going to change...

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Starting school is finally on the horizon

The Private Parent
10 August 2018
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Now we’re firmly in the settling period starting school is very much a reality and I’ll admit I’m both more excited and more nervous about the big day than I thought I’d be.

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When first day tears last all term

The Private Parent
29 June 2018
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First time mum Liz tells her story of how she and her daughter got through a difficult start to school life.

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