Go back in time and come face to face with Florence Nightingale, take a trip to India to meet some rare big cats and get under the skin of some of the world's most powerful animals. We've got a tip-top selection of 26 half term activities packed full of adventure for you and your children to enjoy together. By Hetty Walton
Expect some seriously stunning science, terrifically tall tree climbing and even medieval Minecraft mayhem thanks to our pick of five of the best kid-friendly events happening across the UK this June.
It’s a huge trend in education in the US, and now it’s becoming a big deal here. We take a look at what growth mindset means for your child.
If there are concerns about your child’s school attendance, you might be referred to an Education Welfare Officer. We explain their role.
Science may be one of the most hands-on subjects at school, but making it accessible isn’t always easy. We asked the experts how to channel your child's natural curiosity into a life-long interest in the world around us and how it works.
With the EU referendum and US presidential elections fast approaching, there’s never been a better time to start developing your child’s interest in politics. Lucy Dimbylow takes a look at where to begin.
Do you feel like you’re constantly nagging your child to get things done? Helping them develop their independent streak could help to break the trap.
Is your child stuck in a reading rut? Lucy Dimbylow takes a look at how to encourage them to test the water with different styles and genres of fiction and non-fiction.
Could songs and music help your child learn and remember English, maths and science facts? We pick our favourite learning songs, covering everything from adverbs and angles to onomatopoeia and photosynthesis.
Here’s our plain-English guide to the law surrounding home education in the UK – it’s not as complicated as you might think!