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Secondary school - the first few weeks

The big move up to secondary school is a bit scary - so what if they're still not settling in after a few weeks? Here are our tips on how to support them through the common teething problems.

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. 

When parents split up - managing contact

When parents split up, they have to agree the contact arrangements for children. The Coram Children's Legal Centre outlines acceptable practice for contact, what to do when things go wrong, and some tips for making contact work for everyone.

Homework and beyond

Research shows that children do better at school if their parents are involved in their education. When parents show interest, exam results tend to improve – so what's the best way to take an interest without putting them off completely?

Before and after school

Children do better at school if their parents are involved in their education. That means taking an interest in what they’re doing academically – but it also means creating conditions that help them... here are some suggestions.