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Getting your child started with musical instruments

Getting your child started with musical instruments

It is a well known fact that learning a musical instrument can have a positive effect on the minds of people of all ages. This is especially true of children – the earlier they start, ...

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Does your child have Study Partners? They should!

Does your child have Study Partners? They should!

Children are notorious procrastinators; they are easily distracted, bored and seldom keep focused on the task at hand. Parents often think that if their child works in a group, they are more...

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Is your child making a lot of mistakes? Good!

Is your child making a lot of mistakes? Good!

  As parents and teachers, it is understandable that we sometimes wish to shield children from the unpleasant feelings associated with getting things wrong. However, research shows that...

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Teach your child how to learn – not just what to learn.

Teach your child how to learn – not just what to learn.

In spite of catchy (and often cheesy) mission statements from schools, colleges and tuition centres, educational methods are commonly based around memorisation of content – focused on ...

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Private School Entry Guide

Private School Entry Guide

    What’s the difference between Private, Independent and Public schools?   It’s often difficult to pick apart the differences between private, independent and pu...

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Choosing a school for a child with performing arts talents

Choosing a school for a child with performing arts talents

As proud parents, we all know our children are unique. They’re smarter than anyone else’s, funnier, certainly more attractive, better behaved and above all bursting with the kind...

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Boarding School Tips

Boarding School Tips

We share tips and advice from a range of headmasters for parents and children to remember about boarding schools If you think your child is likely to be homesick, be meticulous about choosin...

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Pupils who fail 11-plus outperform grammar school peers

Pupils who fail 11-plus outperform grammar school peers

Pupils who scrape into grammar schools end up with poorer GCSE results than their primary classmates who just miss out and attend secondary moderns, a new report shows. Researchers say their...

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