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SATs are around the corner - knowing what is in the test can help you help your child with everyday activities

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With only weeks to go for SATs you might be wondering what you can start doing to help your child prepare. This can be a tense time and your child may feel nervous or lack of confidence, but as a parent there is plenty you can do to support them. The important thing is to know what is included in the test and expected from your child. Once you know helping them can be as simple as using situations in everyday life.

How to have a meaningful parent teacher meeting

As half term holiday approaches, most parents will be researching exciting activities to do during the week. But before we get ahead of ourselves, there is one important event which will occur this week – the parent teacher meeting.

As a parent myself, I have experienced quite a few of these to date, where some have been more successful than others, and I’ve realised that preparation is the key. After reflecting on my previous experiences, here are a few tips I’ve formulated that might help you at your parent-teacher meeting.