Tips for Preparing for Boarding

Tips for Preparing for Boarding

Take advantage of the opportunity, if available, for your child to flexi-board at their current school, perhaps instead of getting a babysitter on a Friday night a few times each term. This will get your child gradually used to the idea of boarding and that it can be fun. Ensure you attend the new parent […]

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STUDY SKILLS – ENCOURAGING BEST PRACTICE

The way your child studies, can have a huge impact on their motivation to learn, their self-esteem and ultimately on their educational outcomes. Study skills are a critical ingredient for achieving higher exam grades and academic success. They can also prove beneficial for life-long learning. Generally any skill which increases a child’s ability to study […]

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SIXTH FORM A LEVEL SUBJECTS: HOW DO YOU CHOOSE?

As we get closer to GCSE exam time for year 11 students the question has probably already been raised: what subjects should my child study in Sixth Form? It’s an important question – these are their last years before University and what they choose now will help guide the course of their adult lives. What you study at […]

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Homework Help for a reluctant child

If you have a child who’s reluctant to do their homework, it puts stress on precious family time.   Grownups realise that homework can aid a child’s understanding of their classwork whilst helping them develop self-discipline and independent learning skills – but try explaining that to a tired and frustrated ten-year-old!  These tips should make homework time a little easier: •             Get it over […]

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Top Tips for Aspiring Lawyers from Hedges Law

Thanks to Hedges Law for these great tips for anyone looking to pursue a career in law. 1. BE DEDICATED. If you are an aspiring lawyer, be prepared for some seriously tough competition ahead. The supply of prospective solicitors and barristers vastly outweighs the demand for training contracts and pupillages respectively. This is not to […]

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School Open Days

It’s that time of year when many schools and colleges throw open their doors and welcome families in to explore the facilities and meet the teaching staff. Whilst it’s important to remember these events are marketing days for schools, the opportunity to visit the school and gage its atmosphere is a vital part of the […]

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