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Parenting

  • 12 tips for home schooling

    Where to start? Here are our top tips from creating the right environment to useful resources for home schooling. Good luck!

  • Open Days: 8 top tips

    Looked around a school and still can't judge if it suits your child? Jacky Shackel, head of prep at Lingfield College, gives her tips on what to see, do and ask.

  • Preparing children for the digital world

    How do school's prepare children for a digital world when technology changes so fast? We asked Ian Thorpe, head teacher at Downsend School in Leatherhead.

  • Fitness and fun for mums and little ones

    Finding it hard to combine motherhood and exercise? BusyLizzy is the answer - a boutique fitness club especially for mums and their little ones.

  • Why choose an international school?

    More and more parents are seeking an alternative to the traditional British private school - and here's why.

  • The benefits of boarding

    There are lots of good reasons to consider an international boarding school - the academics and extra-curricular programmes among them.

  • How to ace early years parenting

    It's all about celebrating the journey and building strong relationships, according to Reigate St Mary's Head of Lower School Sam Selkirk. Which means stand down all you tiger mums!

  • Meet the head: ACS International School, Cobham

    A new school year and at ACS International School in Cobham there's also a new head of school - meet Mr Barnaby Sandow who returns to the the UK after almost 15 years at an international school in Borneo.

  • Meet the head: Frensham Heights

    Frensham Heights School is a modern and forward-thinking school with a distinct lack of British formality - and the new head master Rick Clarke fits right in. He's a progressive thinker with some interesting views on education.

  • Back to school blues?

    Ding ding! Uniforms are labelled and pencils are sharpened, but going back to school can be stressful. Here, the head at Parkside School offers her top tips for kids (and parents).

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