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For parents thinking about their little one’s first foray into independent schooling, the process can seem daunting. Often the sheer quantity of available information overwhelms. Here you’ll find relevant information, carefully curated to prepare you for the exciting journey, from tips on choosing the right school to advice from specialists.

Pre-Prep Articles

Falcons School: Space to grow

Falcons School: Space to grow

Falcons School for Girls and Peregrines Nursery gives pupils space to grow with its focus on the links between emotional wellbeing and academic achievement

Mind games – journals and games to help children express feelings

Mind games – journals and games to help children express feelings

Mind games can be positive, and a new crop of journals and family games offer fun and useful tools to help even young children get in touch with their feelings and express themselves

Staycation adventures - 6 brilliant ideas for fun on home turf

Staycation adventures – 6 brilliant ideas for fun on home turf

You don't have to travel to have an adventure. Here's our guide to brilliant escapes you can plan at or close to home this summer

Let's talk to our children about consent

Let’s talk to our children about consent

With the ramifications of Everyone's Invited and #MeToo still playing out, how do we help children navigate the minefield of sex, love and consent? Mental health trainer, parent and former teacher Clare Davis gives her…

In conversation with Mark Bailey of Dukes Education

In conversation with Mark Bailey of Dukes Education

As former High Master of St Paul's and Head of Leeds Grammar, Professor Mark Bailey brings top-flight experience to his new role with the Dukes Education family. Absolutely Education finds out more

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Falcons School: Space to grow
Staycation adventures - 6 brilliant ideas for fun on home turf
How to choose the best school for your child – the Absolutely Education guide, in association with SFS Group
Let's talk to our children about consent
In conversation with Mark Bailey of Dukes Education
New co-ed pre-prep for Moulsford Boys' Prep School
Author Sally Gardner on her own struggle with words and how we treat dyslexia
Saint Felix School, Southwold announces partnership with ILG
Making of Me: Pamela Butchart on eventful schooldays in Dundee
Hay Festival's Free Programme for Schools – inspiration for all ages
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