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At the heart of all the writing in Attain are articles which aim to help parents navigate both the maze of independent education but also some of the issues and challenges they will face when supporting their children.
Measuring a child’s success
Tim Smith explains that the key to child motivation is to remember it's a marathon, not a sprint.
Ten golden rules for parents
Linda Renfrew suggests some simple rules which make life so much easier when a child starts school.
Good manners cost nothing
Julie Robinson explores the challenges for role models and why teaching good manners is vital.
Cheering from the sidelines
James Priory explores the line between parental encouragement and unhealthy ambition.
The rise of Sindependence
Tim Hands shares his concern about parents who view anything other than Oxbridge as second best.
Kit Thompson urges parents to step back and check if there is enough space in their family lives.
New term resolutions
Claire Boyd looks at how positive behaviours can make all the difference to a child’s mental fitness.
Sophie Banks explores how we can preserve the best of childhood with the realities of the modern world.
The risks of tutoring
Christopher King looks at the pros and cons of employing a tutor for your child.
Matthew Smith considers how best to navigate the enormous minefield of conflicting parenting advice.
Charlotte de la Peña looks at a fresh approach to solving pupil friendship problems.
Alastair Speers looks at why parents must try not to always shield their children from failure.
How do you ensure that parental ambition is in line with your child's needs? Matthew O'Reilly explains.
Don't worry, be happy!
Gareth Jones asks whether it is enough for a child to simply be happy at school in order to succeed.
In schools we trust
Dominic Floyd looks at how messaging groups can erode trust between parents and schools.
Getting enough sleep?
Jane Prescott offers some advice for parents on how to help children who struggle to get off to sleep.
Is it really worth it?
Sally Weber-Spokes explains why prep education is worth every penny despite the high cost.
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