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Making Drop offs positive

Planning for positive School drop offs – for you and your little one.

Dropping off your child at the school gates can be an emotional time; you are probably thinking about how your little one might react? How are you going to react? Will they be ok? Will I be OK? After such an extended break and regardless of how many times you have...

Small Business Buys for September

Whether you have a child who is starting school or going back to school in September, here are four small businesses that we recommend. Going back to school in September, or starting for the first time this year is going to be a big deal after so much change and...

Transition to Reception during a pandemic.

Starting School can be a scary time at the best of times let alone during a global pandemic! We understand that the whole process can seem overwhelming but it can also be really exciting even during the current situation. We're here to take some of the guessing and...

I’ve applied for Primary School, but I don’t think we’re ready!

If you have a child born between 1st September 2015 - 31st August 2016 then you (hopefully) have applied for their Primary School place. In just 6 short months your precious little baby will be starting their Education journey. If the thought of this in some way...

Should I teach my child letters before they start school?

One of the most common questions I get asked as a teacher/ Headteacher when talking about children being ready for school is 'Do they need to know their letters?' and many parents worry about their child not 'knowing enough' before starting their school journey. I...

Visiting Schools – head vs heart!

So you're getting organised and thinking about applying for your child's Primary School place for September and you're feeling smug about booking in some visits. Well done! But now what? If you're worried about the impending 'wander' around a building full of small...

Applying for a school place!

It seems like only yesterday they were tiny babies in our arms and now somehow, in what feels like a parallel universe where everything runs at super speed, we're expected to apply for them to start school. SCHOOL.....Holy Moly where did that time go?! I'm totally...

Getting Ready For School – HELP!

OK, so if you're reading this blog I'm guessing you have a child who will be starting their education journey soon, maybe even this year. If I could see you in person I would ask how you are doing. As a teacher and mother I know from both sides of the school gate that...

Starting School – what happens when you have been allocated a place?

Starting School can be terrifying for parents, carers and even children. We understand that the whole process can seem overwhelming but it can also be really exciting and we're here to take some of the guessing and stressing away. We have lots of blogs and instagram...