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In the next month pupils in year 2 and 6 will be taking the SATs (Standard Attainment Tests). This blog holds off the information that you will need to know.   When are the SATs?   In May 2019 children who are in Year 2 and 6 will be...

This week home schooling has been in the media. Those in Education can see that it is a growing area with many parents opting to remove their children from standarised schooling and educate them at home. However, is this safe and best for the child?...

As a parent do you always feel like you are saying no, not now or just ask me later? Well you are not alone. Yet one parent decided to only say yes to every request for a week. This experiment was a brave choice in my opinion. Not only...

At Growing Young Minds we believe in making links with the real world. During each lesson we try and link the skills to real life situations and use. Often without this 'real life' link children wonder why they are learning something. Furthermore, they do not see...

Do you ever look at your child's handwriting and think it needs improving, but have no idea how you can help? This is a conversation that I have had many a time with parents. Evidence shows that children are ready to use the traditional dynamic tripod...

Have you ever wondered where terms such as 'don't throw the baby out with the bath water' came from? I have to say I hadn't until recently. This week while studying a comprehension on the Crimean War with my year 6 group, I found myself explaining...