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What's next

Preparation is key to success, so it’s a good idea to plan ahead. There’s a lot to keep on top of throughout Years 10-13, so our “What’s next” tab will always contain information that’s especially relevant at certain times of the year.

Back to school - covering the basics

The new academic year is upon us, so it’s time to check whether your teen has everything they need to make the right start. We've written an article that includes advice on:


  • Getting them back into good habits;

  • Re-establishing healthy routines;

  • Getting their uniform sorted;

  • Buying the right stationery;

  • Encouraging a positive mindset.

In case there’s any confusion over rules around Covid, we’ve also written an article on what parents can expect from schools too.

We have 50 years of research showing that what families do matters. Whether it’s loving school, university access, good attendance, or academic success, family engagement has positive correlations with all sorts of indicators

Dr Mapp - Senior lecturer at the Harvard Graduate School of Education

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