Monthly Archives: January 2014

Embracing the Truth of ‘Home’ Education And Why It Is Vital For Positive Outcomes

“Young people were born free; soon they may be everywhere in chains” (Tim Hands, Head of Magdalen College School) Taking the responsibility for educating our own children has never been more important than now!  And by education, I don’t refer … Continue reading

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How to Help Your Child Prosper

TARGETS, PROGRESS GRADES AND THE STATISTIC ‘STIFLERS‘! Today my son’s progress grades and targets came home and with it a two page letter explaining what all the digits mean.  Now as a family we don’t really buy into all this … Continue reading

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This much I know about…why putting your family first matters

Originally posted on johntomsett:
I have been a teacher for 25 years, a dad for 17 years, a Headteacher for 10 years and, at the age of 49, this much I know about why putting your family first matters. To…

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Top ten things you need to know about divorce and children

So you’re getting divorced and children are involved.  How do you know what to do, where the pitfalls are or how to avoid disaster striking even in the most acrimonious of situations?  There are no guarantees that everything will turn … Continue reading

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Frost Free Parenting

Now if we’ve said it before we’ll say it again, the parameters of good parenting evolve around Love, Respect and Responsibility. These three vital ingredients need to be stalwart in any parenting of children at whatever age and as such … Continue reading

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