GCSE Essays: How to Increase Your Child’s Skills

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Maybe your child has memorized every line of their textbooks – sometimes, that’s not enough. GCSE exams aren’t just about knowing the material. In many subjects, particularly the humanities, you also need to demonstrate an ability to make an argument and present your knowledge in a well-structured essay.

Is there room for improvement when it comes to playground safety?

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Playgrounds are a key part of growing up, they’re the hub of playtime, exploring risk and making memories that will last for ever. But what happens when the risk becomes too much? Retailers of lawn top dressing and play bark, Compost Direct, investigate playground safety below:

The benefits of private schooling; from the parent’s perspective

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Every parent has to go through a tough time in deciding the ideal school for their child. While there are a number of options to choose from, there are many parents who prefer a private school over a Government school. Parents tend to scout for schools and carry out

Does Your Child’s School Website Give You the Information You need?

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When seeking admission for your child in school, you only want the best. Every school has its own set of achievements that set it apart from the other, but coming down to one school you want to admit your child in, is a difficult and tedious task. The first

Choosing The Right Family Law Solicitor For You

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Going through a divorce, helping a child through a run-in with the law, or trying to establish legal paternity rights? You’re not alone. Family law services can help you work out any of these trying problems as well as many more. Not all practicing solicitors in this specialty are

Raising the standard – the role of a teaching assistant

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Raising standards of education and training has been a priority for successive UK governments since the Second World War, and it’s one of the few areas in which all political parties can find some level of agreement. Despite limited resources, it must be said that considerable progress has been

How much does the average British family cost?

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Whether you’re considering starting a family of your own or are a current parent who is wondering just how much your children have cost you, now you can find out. True Potential Investor has created their Financing a Family interactive quiz; simply answer a few questions to find out

Top Tips for Teaching Shakespeare to Younger Children

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Studying Shakespeare can be extremely rewarding, but students often have trouble feeling comfortable with the text, and teachers often struggle to make studying Shakespeare as interesting as it can be. But that doesn’t mean you should give up – instead, simply follow these useful tips for introducing younger students

Is an Investment Specialist a Good Career Choice for My Child?

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We all want the best for our children. As parents, it is our duty to foster their dreams and to provide them with the necessary guidance along the way. While some children hope to become doctors or lawyers, others are nurturing the dream of becoming an investment specialist. Is

What all students should know about their gas and electric bills

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Living as a student isn’t easy: coursework, exams and deadlines, not to be aided by the fact that you are now in charge of all of your bills and outgoings. Unless you’re lucky enough to have some form of external funding, getting by on just your student loan will