• On Your Bike 14 Sep 18

    When my children were younger, school holidays were spent hanging out with friends… long days in the park or at each other’s houses. There was plenty of fresh air, plenty of energy expended... Read More

  • How to Make The Most of Open Days 14 Sep 18

    People buying a home typically spend just 33 minutes looking around the property before making what is likely to be one of the most expensive purchase decisions of their lives. It’s a shockingly... Read More

  • Assessment Angst 31 Aug 18

    You’ve taken the big decision to invest in an independent education for your child, and you may well have your heart set on the ideal school – one that you believe will give your offspring the... Read More

  • Ten Top Tips for Terrific Tutoring 6 Jul 18

    1. Clarify your concerns: If you’re afraid your child is falling behind academically or, conversely, is not being stretched enough, your first point of call should always be with their form... Read More

  • A Prize Catch 18 May 18

    Essentially, a scholarship is an award, often attracting a fee remission of around 10%, that reflects a child’s exceptional academic ability or talent in sport, art, music, drama, technology or... Read More

  • Seeing Red 20 Apr 18

    There are three colours in Uganda, wrote one first time visitor: blue for the sky and Lake Victoria, green for the trees and the hills, and red for the earth. ‘The earth turns everything red and... Read More

  • Solving Sibling Strife 23 Feb 18

    ‘Hair ripped out and left in clumps like tumbleweed on the kitchen floor. A snail, stamped on in malice because Fiona had adopted it as a pet. After 16 years of sharing a house with my warring son... Read More

  • Scholarship Savvy 23 Feb 18

    Financial aid is on offer to standout individuals who have unusual talents or are keen to make a real difference in the world. European-funding-guide.eu, a European social start-up, is collaborating... Read More

  • On the Bright Side 12 Jan 18

    Raising a child who’s much brighter than his/her siblings or classmates brings plenty of challenges. Indeed, one mother has written about her experience of having a gifted child as ‘one of the... Read More

  • Risk-taking and Resilience 29 Dec 17

    When I first heard about teaching toddlers to assess risks, it made me smile – conjuring up images of earnest mini health and safety officers wearing hard hats and clutching clipboards. But the... Read More

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