Children

Understanding The New GCSE Grading System

Understanding The New GCSE Grading System

Last summer saw the first GCSEs papers in England graded numerically on a scale from 1 to 9. The new system has led to some teachers expressing concern, whilst many parents, grandparents and employers may know little about the changes and what it means for those students sitting exams. Successive politicians in recent years have said that exams were too …

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Give Your Child A Back To School Health Boost

Give Your Child A Back To School Health Boost

After a school break it seems that children are more susceptible to illness than ever! Here is how you can boost your child’s immunity and help them to ward off those nasty sickly gremlins that lurk around seemingly every school corner… We have all been there, celebrated a healthy and happy Christmas, only for the sniffles, colds and tummy bugs …

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A Little Extra Education

A Little Extra Education

Private tutoring, year-on-year is becoming more popular, and this is often attributed to the effectiveness of private tutors of improving not only a child’s academic grades, but also their practical understanding of a wide range of subjects which regular classes cannot always do. If, as a parent you decide to invest in a private tutor to give your child a …

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100 Years Of Girlguiding!

100 Years Of Girlguiding

This month, Girlguiding East Grinstead Division is celebrating it’s centenary! Established seven years after Girlguiding began in 1910, the first meeting of the group took place on October 19, 1917. It was at that meeting that it was proposed to form three companies of Girlguides in East Grinstead. A committee was formed and called the East Grinstead Local Association. The …

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Fostering In Focus

Fostering In Focus

Children and young people find themselves in care due to many circumstances, for this reason there are a number of different types of fostering options to meet the needs of vulnerable children. Fostering is usually a short-term arrangement while a child’s future is planned and agreed, if you are considering being a foster parent you would be responsible for looking …

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About A Boy

About A Boy

In many ways, Tadhg Kehoe is a typical 9-year-old boy. He lives in Newbridge, County Kildare with his parents and his brother and sister, Dylan and Emily. He loves games, music, swimming, horse-riding and being with his friends – so far, so ordinary. However, in other ways, Tadhg is quite extraordinary. Tadhg (TJ) has cerebral palsy, and global development delay …

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Private Schools In Focus

Private Schools In Focus

Choosing a school for your child is likely to be the most important decision you will make as a parent. Choose the right school and you can put your child on the path towards enjoying learning and in the future, a successful career – but, where do you start? Independent schools, private schools and public schools are essentially the same …

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The Sky Is The Limit With The Air Training Corps

The Sky Is The Limit With The Air Training Corps

What does Tom Fletcher from McFly, Rolling Stones’ Brian Jones and BBC journalist Laura Trevelyan have in common? All three people were once devoted members of the Air Training Corps (ATC) which is a volunteer, youth organisation sponsored by the Royal Air Force. Are you the sort of person who likes a challenge, or someone who isn’t afraid of getting …

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Meet The Caring Stripey Stork

Meet The Caring Stripey Stork

Most storks heading for the nursery have only a 7lb bundle of joy to carry, but there is one stork which comes with baby’s toys, clothes and equipment as well! Started in 2013, Stripey Stork is the idea of Nicola Dawes – her two children were growing fast, and Nicola was keen that the items no longer needed were passed …

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Felbridge Girl Guides Need You!

Felbridge Girl Guides Need You!

The 1st Felbridge Guides have been meeting since 1950 and form part of Girl Guiding 1st Felbridge (St John’s) which also includes Rainbow, Brownie and senior section units which offer activities for girls and young women aged 5 – 25. The group meet on Friday evenings during school term time at St John’s Church Hall, Felbridge. What Do Guides Do? …

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