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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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Essential reading for your child

Essential reading for your child

We cannot stress enough just how important it is for your child to be reading quality titles as much as possible. Besides the fact it is instrumental in passing exams for the best schools, t...

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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, resea...

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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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The difference between scholarships and bursaries

The difference between scholarships and bursaries

Parents will often pursue a strategy of trying to get their child into a Grammar School and as a fallback trying to get their child into an Independent School through a scholarship or bursar...

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Private School Bursaries

Private School Bursaries

Independent schooling may be pricey, but contrary to popular belief it is not the exclusive preserve of the wealthy. Many independent schools were originally founded for the education of “...

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Fee assistance at London independent schools

Fee assistance at London independent schools

Independent schools are not just restricted to families who can afford to pay the termly fees. Knowing which independent schools provide fee assistance can be a lengthy task. A new website p...

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