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Anti-Bullying Week

This week is Anti-Bullying Week.  Being bullied can be devastating but why do people bully others and who gets bullied?  All week Alicia looks at bullying from all angles and gives you strategies to help if your child is either being bullied or bullying.

Mental Health Blog Post

Alicia has written a special blog post explaining mental health and mental illness, how to spot the signs of mental distress and what to do to help. She’s also recorded it as a podcast here on our Resources page – do have a listen.

Ask The Head

Got a burning question you’d love to ask your Head but daren’t? Now’s your chance as we collaborate on a podcast with former Head, Peter Hopkinson. With 30 years in education and 17 years as a Head, there’s not a lot he doesn’t know and he’s kindly agreed to answer your questions and give advice.

Teen Tips on Transition to Senior School

Moving to senior school is a big change not only for children but for parents and carers too. As they strive for more independence, how should your parenting role change? How can you continue to support them without being overbearing?

Teen Tips on Starting University

Leaving the security of home for university, where your child might not know anyone is a huge step and, naturally, they may be feeling apprehensive. Read Alicia’s top tips to help you support your child.

Tips for Exam Results Day

If your teens exam results are not what they wanted, you might need some strategies to help them cope with the disappointment and find a way forwards.

Top Ten Tips for Surviving the Summer Holidays

The holidays are back and with it comes the long awaited freedom your child’s been yearning for. Whilst this can be an exciting time, it might be a little daunting for you. We share our top ten tips to help your family have a great summer.

Teens & Body Image

Helping your children develop a positive body image is perhaps more difficult now than it has ever been in this “compare and despair” culture, fuelled as it is by social media. We share tips on helping your child develop a healthy body image.

Top Tips For Hosting A Teenage Party

Is your teen desperate to host a party or gathering with their friends? Don’t stress – we’ve put together some Top Tips to help you plan and manage the party so you can provide the right environment for a happy event.

Teen Tips on Parenting After Separation or Divorce

Divorce and separation is often very challenging for all parties, particularly children. We share tips on how to manage the transition and develop a relationship with one another that helps your child adjust and feel secure.

Teen Tips on Understanding Obsessive Compulsive Disorder

A condition affecting 2% of the population, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder (OCD) can be deeply distressing and debilitating for young people. We give you examples of the most common obsessions and compulsions and share advice on how to help.

Teen Tips on Revision

We all know how easy it is to keep putting off tasks that bore us. The same resistance is felt by many children at revision time. Find out how to help them break things down and crack on.

Teen Tips on Exam Stress

The pressure to perform has never been so great as it is today and, alarmingly, statistics show that rates of self harm and suicide peak in the exam season. Find out how to support your child and bring a sense of balance to the exam process.

Welcome to our New Website

After a couple of months planning, we are delighted to announce the launch of our newly redesigned website.