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There's an important discussion to be had here about pervasive gender stereotypes and how they limit girls' ability to fulfil their potential. But there's another really important take-home for parents, regardless of their children's gender: Don't be afraid to overrate your child

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The year 1 phonics screening check - a guide for parents

In Year 1, all children in England take a phonics check. It's not a test, and it's nothing that parents or children can really prepare for. It simply allows schools to check that pupils have learned phonics to an appropriate standard for their age.

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A parents' guide to the Key Stage 2 SATs

A parents' guide to the Key Stage 2 National Curriculum assessments (SATs) for 10 and 11 year olds in England. What they are, how parents can help and how to understand the results.

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People who have a growth mindset believe that they always have the potential to learn and improve. They are more motivated to persevere with difficult tasks, to take risks and to learn from failure.

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Top tips to de-stress homework time

Homework can be a trigger for some of the worst fights and arguments that we have with our children. Here are some solutions that can help reduce tensions and get homework done without arguments.

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'You don't need anyone's permission to be a mathematician' - inspiration from Nira Chamberlain

Our latest mathematical inspiration is the great Nira Chamberlain, whose recent interview on BBC Four's The Life Scientific podcast left us cheering him on for his sheer determination to study maths and become a professor against all odds.

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Maths - the anchor of STEM

We hear a lot about STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths) subjects opening the door to more career opportunities than ever before.

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