School and Education

Bullying


Bullying at school is a very common problem. Bullying does not just take the form of physical violence. Emotional bullying takes place in the form of name-calling, teasing and ignoring. Both forms of bullying can be equally terrifying for the victim often leading to depression, low self-esteem and poor academic performance.

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Dyslexia - Read&Write GOLD


Read&Write Gold is computer software that helps children with Dyslexia. This article explains how the software works and how it can benefit your child.

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Early Education Funding


The Government provides funding to allow all 3 to 5 year olds to attend free education. This article gives information on who is eligible and how the funding is paid.

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Galore Park Text books


Galor Park textbooks use traditional, well-proven teaching methods. These books are ideal for Parents wishing to suplement school learning.

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Healthy Packed Lunches


This article gives ideas for healthy, varied and tasty packed lunches for your children.

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Home Learning Worksheets


If your child needs a boost in a particular school subject then there are some excellent Home Learning Worksheets available. These cover the key areas of the national curriculum and have been developed for children from Year 1 all the way through to those taking GCSE exams. Find out more...

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Homework Problem Tips


Sand timers are used by many teachers to help children to concentrate in class. This article explains how an inexpensive sand timer could help you with any homework problems you might have.

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Learning a Foreign Language


Learning a Foreign Language is a rewarding experience. Children are quick to learn if we start them at a young age. This article gives some tips on how to help your children to start learning another language.

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School Refusal


School refusal is an anxiety disorder related to separation anxiety. . School refusal is highest in children between the ages of 5 -7 and 11-14 years old. School refusal is an international problem, with an estimated rate of 2.4 percent of all school-age children worldwide refusing to attend classes. It it happens in your family - you are not alone.

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Special Educational Needs


If your child has specific difficulties at school or is struggling in all areas of school life then they may have special educations needs. If this is the case then extra help and support is available to them to help them fulfill their potential at school. This article gives some useful tips on how to go about getting extra help for your child.

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Starting School


Starting school is a big step in the life of any young child. In order to help your child settle in there are a number of things you can do in advance to make their first day easier for both of you.

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Starting School Problems


Some children take to school like a duck to water. Others find the going a bit tougher. If you notice a change in your child that concerns you soon after they have started school or notice a specific problem then take a look at this article for ideas and suggestions.

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The National Curriculum


This article explains the National Curriculum guidelines that are followed by State Schools. It explains when your children wil be tested and the subjects they will study at each Key stage.

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Tips for Year 1 Children


What Your Year 1 Child Needs to Know is designed for parents and teachers who want to make sure their children and pupils access this core knowledge. It is the first in a series of six resource books to supplement learning at home and in the classroom, or it can be used as the basis of a knowledge-rich homeschooling education.

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Top 10 Homework Tips


For many parents homework is more of a nightmare than for the children. It can cause a great deal of friction within the house as parents struggle to get children to finish homework at a reasonable time. This article covers the sometimes painful lessons I have learnt and offers some tips on how to get homework done and out of the way.

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