Settling into school - time to reflect at half term

Jo Hardy
20 October 2018
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'Settling into to school' can be an exciting reunion with friends after a long break, but for other youngsters returning to structure, homework, rules and less free time can be a difficult adjustment.

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Top tips for supporting your child with their mental health

Bec Jasper
08 October 2018
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With this year's World Mental Health Day focusing on 'young people and mental health in a changing world', Bec Jasper, parent, mental health campaigner, and Youth Mental Health First Aid instructor, explains why parents need to talk to their children about their well-being and gives some top tips for starting the conversation.

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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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Ignore the nonsense

Primary Insider
20 September 2018
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While some parents may have spent time over the summer getting ahead of the class, what's important for learning is curiosity, independence, perseverance and focus. An anonymous parent, teacher and governor shares thoughts on the starting school experience.

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A day in the life of a reception class

11 August 2018
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To help you prepare for your child's first day at primary school, we asked teachers Amy and Debs to tell us about a typical day in reception class.

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