Education and the future

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Education and the future

Helping your child make choices for their future post-16

Today in the UK, everyone has to stay in education or training until they're 18. Here's what parents need to know about the options available for your child 

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The GCSE grading system explained

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A parent's guide to GCSE grades.

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Helping your child cope with exam stress

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Helping your child cope with exam stress: top tips for parents

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Preparing your child for secondary school

It's the end of the summer term, with mixed emotions for some children who are moving on. But there are also practical things to consider. Here are our tips for being super-organised for the move to secondary school in September. 

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Sex education in schools: a parent’s guide

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Sex and relationships education: a helpful rundown of what is – and what could be – taught in schools

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Here come the Stemettes: a Q&A with founder Anne-Marie Imafidon

Stemettes’ founder Anne-Marie Imafidon on why it matters to get girls into STEM.  

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Five tips for starting a new school

Back to school

Five tips to help your child tackle their first week at a new school with ease and confidence.

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Why everyone should learn to code

Simon Humphreys of Computing at School explains why coding is cool

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Games to help your child learn to read

Learning to read is vital for most of what comes afterwards in school (and the rest of your life!) but it can sometimes feel like a chore. Neurologist Dr Judy Willis offers her top tips for making the process as smooth and pleasurable as possible while below, we look at some online resources you can download for your child at home

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Homework: 10 tips to get ahead

A parent's guide to managing your child’s homework effectively

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Supporting your child’s education: five top tips for dads

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Jeremy Davies of The Fatherhood Institute offers his top tips for what dads can do particularly well. 

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Secondary school: the first few weeks

The big move up to secondary school can be a bit scary. Here are our tips on how to support your child through some common teething problems.

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