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Supporting your child's school journey

Last updated: 10 May 2023
My School Journey

1. Introduction

This guide provides you with helpful tips and advice on how to prepare your child for each stage of their education in the UK, from reception to year 13.

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We have created this guide to provide you with information on what you can do to help your child feel confident and ready for each stage of their school journey.

Starting from Reception, we'll take you through the different stages of a child's education and provide you with practical advice on what you can do to prepare your child.

We'll cover topics such as:

  • school readiness
  • how to help your child with homework and study
  • supporting your child's mental health and wellbeing
  • what to expect in each school year
  • preparing for exams and assessments

We hope that you find it helpful in supporting your child's education and helping them to achieve their full potential.