Choosing a Primary School – What To Look …

September to January of each academic year are filled with posts on FaceBook from prospective parents asking for advice on Primary Schools, parents passing on tips about which school suits their children the best and coffee morning discussions revolving around…

Top Tips For Applying For Primary Schools

If you have a child who is, or will be, 4 by September 2017, now is the time for you to start thinking about applying to Primary Schools.  It probably feels like it has come around far too fast (especially…

Safeguarding Adopted Children At School

Starting school is stressful for any parent but for parents who have adopted their children or who are in the process of adopting them, it can be extra stressful.  Sending a child who is not yet fully attached to their…

7 Parenting Hacks for School Organisation

Sending your child to school for the first time is a huge step.  That first day looms large in your mind! You’ve spent the summer thinking about whether they will cope with such a long day, whether they will make…

Dear Teacher: Things I’d like you …

Dear Teacher I have been where you are many times before. I have been excited on the first day to meet my class and get to know them better. I have enjoyed the relaxation of the first few days –…