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Parent's Guide to Primary School : How To Get The Best Out of Your Child's Education - Katy;McGavin,Harvey Byrne

Parent's Guide to Primary School

How To Get The Best Out of Your Child's Education

Paperback Published: 1st October 2004
ISBN: 9780826473790
Number Of Pages: 176

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How can I choose the best primary school for my child? What can I do to become more involved in their education? Where should I go for help if my child is having a problem at school? If you've ever found yourself asking questions like there, then you'll already have some idea how daunting the education system can be. Even if you're a relatively young parent, it's likely that the education your child is embarking on will be very different from the one you received. This book helps you make sense of primary schools today by providing pratical advice and information rather than jargon and theory. You'll find out what you can expect from your child's school and who to talk to when things go wrong. Through real life examples and interviews with parents, teachers and education experts, you'll discover exactly what your child does at schoolm understand the kind of problems they might face and find out what SATs text and the National Curriculum are all about. This guide will be the only thing you'll need to ensure you - and your child - get the best you can out of primary school/ Katy Byrune and Harvey McGavin have two children at primary school. Katy is a television producer and magazine journalist. Harvey is a national newspaper journalist specialising in education and part time university lecturer.

'You'll find lots of useful tips and information, plus real-life examples and interviews with parents, teachers and education experts. Very easy to read and a great introduction into what you can expect your child to be studying and learning.' My Child, 01/08/2006 Author and title mentioned in article on childcare in The Sunday Express Magazine

The Education Systemp. 1
Pre-school Educationp. 9
Choosing a Schoolp. 13
Your Relationship with the Schoolp. 27
What your Child Learnsp. 42
How your Child Learnsp. 59
A Child's Eye Viewp. 79
The Teacher's Perspectivep. 99
Special Needsp. 110
School Lifep. 127
Getting Ready for Secondary Schoolp. 141
Resourcesp. 152
Indexp. 157
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ISBN: 9780826473790
ISBN-10: 0826473792
Audience: BCH
Format: Paperback
Language: English
Number Of Pages: 176
Published: 1st October 2004
Country of Publication: GB
Dimensions (cm): 21.6 x 13.8  x 1.27
Weight (kg): 0.23
Edition Number: 1

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