So, just about now the phrase “Back to school” starts popping up everywhere. It usually gets a mixed reaction – for frazzled parents and grandparents it offers a glimmer of hope, though kids generally are less enthusiastic. Most of us enjoy the routine that the return to school offers after the chaos of trying to [...]
So, your child has a place at the school of their choice, but now the hard part starts. How do you as a parent help them fulfil their potential? Most teachers if asked, would say that the parents’ role is the most important one in a child’s learning, and figures show how the difference between [...]
Leaving your “baby” and walking away on the first day at Nursery is one of the hardest moments and one you will undoubtedly remember forever. When if comes to your child, suddenly things are different. You don’t want the “politically correct” options necessarily. You don’t want to leave things to chance. So, it’s time to do some research and if you’re seeking out Nurseries in Essex, the choice is bewildering and even overwhelming.
It’s important that you choose somewhere that believes in offering high quality childcare in a friendly and stimulating environment. Little Angels in East Tilbury offers help in potty training and runs an apprenticeship scheme for local young people. [Read More...]
Education – General
School league tables for UK schools are compiled every year by government. How a school performs impacts on how popular it is, and in turn on how well it does in subsequent years. Secondary or high schools are measured by their GCSE results, although sometimes schools use different figures on their publicity, so it pays [...]
There has been much written about the feelings of children starting school, but for parents too it can mark a big change in their lives. Having devoted all their time to their offspring’s care, some parents can find handing over to a school an emotional experience. For some it brings back negative memories of their [...]
Between the ages of 11 and 14, children in England study 14 compulsory subjects as part of the National Curriculum as part of their secondary education. These are • English • Maths • Science • Design and technology • Geography • Religious education • A modern foreign language • Information and communication technology • History • Citizenship • Art and design • Music • Physical education • Sex education [...]
Careers In Education
For a teacher of some years standing in the UK, a corporate training course could well be life changing. When a teacher is ready to take their career to the next level or feels they have the passion and drive to succeed further, participation in a rewarding, yet challenging, independent course of training, can only be advantageous.
Most corporate training staff have experienced pretty well all the challenges the modern teaching practitioner can expect. They will encourage teachers to learn from each other. Any experiences that individuals can bring to the table during group work sessions, paired work or class discussion will be encouraged. Teachers on the Corporate training courses will be able to observe each other and evaluate their own abilities in comparison to others. [Read More...]
A child rarely makes it through their primary and high school education with no problems at all. Challenges might include bullying (both bullying and being bullied), behavioural problems, or even boredom. In all cases swift communication with the school is vital. Parents often delay talking to teachers because they fear wasting the teacher’s time, but [...]
Starting secondary or high school is one of life’s rites of passage. Many children find it stressful, and there is a huge amount to take in – different teachers for different lessons, larger and more impersonal schools, and substantial homework. Even if your child goes to a local school where some of their friends are [...]
Back To School Top Products
The perfect school backpack. With matching pencil case, main compartment and front zipped half…
This girls navy pinafore is perfect for school uniform and made with machine washable, easy iron material for practicality. It has a box pleated skirt and a crew neck with a concealed zip fastening at the centre front.
Our boys’ school blazers are expertly tailored for a great fit and smart appearance. They’re treated with our unique Stormwear+™ finish, making them resistant to water so kids will stay dry whatever the weather while also being resistant to stains.The pockets are ink-resistant making them particularly useful for keeping pens within reach. Watch our video [...]
The Pilot Frixion Rollerball Pack of 3 is a unique set which can erase writing. This Pack of 3 0.7mm pens erases writing with ease so you can write, erase and repeat! * No eraser debris or glossing of the paper * No chemicals needed to erase * Erases cleanly * Same ink writes and [...]
This unisex dark red jumper is perfect for school with long sleeves and a v-neckline.