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First Day At School

It may only be the beginning of the summer holidays but the next six weeks are going to fly by.To all those parents that have a child starting school for the first time, here are some tips and advice.Believe me when I say, I have

End Of Lockdown

Lockdown has come to an end. A sentence that, during this long year, I never thought I would write. As we resume normal life evidence of Covid-19 is everywhere. Bulletins that didn’t exist pre-2020 still clutter our evening news – death tolls and infection rates.

Managing Anxiety In Children

In my experience, it starts with talking to them. Communication is key. Good communication between parent and child means that tricky topics are handled a little easier when they arise. I try to give them time to explain what is bothering them before I jump

End Of School Year

The end of the school year was very different this year thanks to Covid. Normally the last few weeks of the school term are spent in a flurry of activity – sports days, summer fetes, the school disco, leavers proms…. Not this year however. It

Kent/Medway Test

Year-Six children now know their Kent/Medway Test results and the search for secondary school is well underway. Around 4 out of 5 Kent children will get their first-choice secondary place and about 1 in 20 won’t get any of their choices. Whatever your situation, I