Education Matters

Education matters gives you access to our professional briefings, as we reflect on the ever changing education landscape. Drawing on the latest in education policy and research, our briefings will help parents understand the current dialogue, challenges ahead and solutions.

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Helping you help your child

Expertly written with your education concerns in mind, helping you help your child offers practical solutions to specific challenges your child faces in their current year group. Parents can also find useful tips to support their child’s progress through every academic milestone.

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Dec 13

Top 10 Outdoor Christmas Experiences for Primary Children

Spending time outdoors in the winter months can be more challenging thanks to the cold temperatures and shorter days. But kids get bored easily and you don’t want them sitting inside all day. It’s still important for young children to get some fresh air and the festive season offers some...

Nov 28

The Pros and Cons of Homeschooling

Homeschooling is a deeply personal decision for a family to make, but it’s one that can be incredibly rewarding for your and your child. Homeschooling has grown in popularity in recent years. The latest data from the Association of Directors of Children’s Services (ADCS) found that as of October 2021,...

Nov 21

Top Tips To Help You Ace Your GCSE Mocks

The GCSE mocks usually take place in November, December or January, and they allow students to measure their progress and focus on areas for improvement. It's also a chance to see how the papers work, including question formats and techniques to answer the questions. Everyone feels a bit nervous before...

Nov 14

Your Legal Responsibilities When Educating Your Child At Home

Many parents choose to take their children out of the traditional education environment and educate them at home. According to the Home Office, there are 81,200 homeschooled children in the UK - and there are many benefits to this kind of education. If you're thinking about doing the same, you...

Oct 27

The Benefits of Hiring an SEN Tutor

Every parent wants the best for their children, and the UK has one of the best education systems in the UK. All children and teenagers can access free schooling and advance to higher studies such as college or university. Unfortunately, while the schooling system doesn't discriminate, parents with SEN children...