Monthly Archives: October 2012

Parents not schools boost exam success, study suggests

BBC News – Parents not schools boost exam success, study suggests. This article on the BBC website caught my eye this morning, confirming something that I’d always believed and seen throughout my career. I’m lucky now, owning and running a … Continue reading

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Children’s Hour is a feature posted every Thursday here at Lucybird’s Book Blog. Children’s Hour is my time for reviewing children’s picture books. In my job in a nursery I encounter lots of…

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Choosing a Secondary School

CHOOSING A SECONDARY SCHOOL  by Sally Fisher Choosing the right secondary school for your child can be a daunting process, particularly if it’s your first time at it. Everyone has an opinion about ‘the best school’ but its important to … Continue reading

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Top Parents Evening Tips

  Handy Parents’ Evening Tips   As parents’ evenings start to loom on the horizon we thought it appropriate to put together some tips to make the most out of this event. Remember, as ex teachers and current parents we … Continue reading

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Influential Conservative backbench MP Graham Stuart slams pace of Michael Gove’s education reforms – Education News – Education – The Independent

Influential Conservative backbench MP Graham Stuart slams pace of Michael Gove’s education reforms – Education News – Education – The Independent. via Influential Conservative backbench MP Graham Stuart slams pace of Michael Gove’s education reforms – Education News – Education … Continue reading

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The middle years dip

Double dipping – ‘The Middle Years’ Phenomenon Research shows that dips in pupil performance are evident in Yr 3 and Yr 4 and in Yr8 – ‘the middle years phenomenon’. This decline in progress is often accompanied by a loss … Continue reading

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