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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

Poetry Together welcomes very special guests

Poetry Together welcomes very special guests

The Duchess of Cornwall joined schoolchildren, Chelsea Pensioners and care home residents for a special Poetry Together celebration at the Royal Geographical Society in November

Parent power: Lies and how to deal with them

Parent power: Lies and how to deal with them

Big fibs, porky pies – whatever you choose to call them, lies are told by children the world over. The question is, how do you deal with them?

York House Prep on the importance of childhood adventure

York House Prep on the importance of childhood adventure

Jon Gray, Headmaster of York House Prep in Hertfordshire, discusses the impact and importance of including what he calls 'Type Two Fun' in young people's education

Understanding hypermobility

Understanding hypermobility

Hypermobility can have a profound impact on children, but a new School Toolkit aims to raise awareness among educators so they can deliver the right support

Energy Saving Trust: how to to engage young people with climate change

Energy Saving Trust: how to to engage young people with climate change

With COP26 underway in Glasgow, Mike Thornton, the Chief Executive of the Energy Saving Trust, talks about its Switch Off Fortnight, beginning on 8th November

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Understanding hypermobility
Energy Saving Trust: how to to engage young people with climate change
Focus: Framlingham College, Suffolk
Perfect poetry – bringing old and young together
Flexible futures at Lycée Churchill
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
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