Categories Archives: 7-11 Years

Children and mobile phones

Posted by iChild, July 10, 2019 4:42 PM
Article Excerpt Image Blogger, Next Best Thing to Mummy, worked as a childminder, preschool development worker and at the children's support centre. In this shared blog, she shares her views on children using mobiles - and would love to hear your views!

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Armistice Day Centenary

Posted by iChild, November 07, 2018 9:00 AM
Article Excerpt Image Emma is a parent of three children, a sociologist and former teacher who writes about family life and empowering young people on her blog, Emma and 3.

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Should children do household chores?

Posted by iChild, September 26, 2018 2:50 PM
Article Excerpt Image Blogger, "The Next Best Thing to Mummy" is a mum, stepmum and grandparent, who worked as a childminder for 14 years, until ill health forced her to give up. She has been employed as a preschool development worker and by the children’s centre as a support childminder. Here she shares her experience on encouraging her children to share in household chores.

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Selecting a tutor for your child

Posted by iChild, April 18, 2018 11:32 AM
Article Excerpt Image By Jemma, author of Thimble &Twig blog. Jemma is a teacher of many and mother of four. In this article, she shares reassuring advice on selecting a tutor to help your child prepare for 11-Plus exams, and on how to support your child.

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Reflections on Remembrance Day

Posted by iChild, November 08, 2017 12:06 PM
Article Excerpt Image By Emma and 3. Mum to three, and teacher of many, Emma is a writer, teacher, public speaker, author and editor at Tots 100. She is a qualified teacher and a mum to children with interesting health conditions. Here she discusses talking about Remembrance Day with children.

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Choosing a secondary school

Posted by iChild, October 04, 2017 11:23 AM
Article Excerpt Image By Jemma, author of Thimble &Twig blog. Jemma is a teacher of many and mother of four. As a teacher, she has helped many parents and students handle the transition to secondary school. In this article, she shares tips and advice on selecting the right school for your child.

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SATs Year 6 survival tips

Posted by iChild, May 03, 2017 4:50 PM
Article Excerpt Image By Emma and 3. Mum to three, and teacher of many, Emma is a writer, teacher, public speaker, author and editor at Tots 100. She has been blogging for six years and full time for two. She is a qualified teacher (former Head of Sociology in a large comprehensive school) and a mum to children with interesting health conditions. She like wine, clothes and going away (who doesn’t!).

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Taking the worry out of KS1 SATs tests

Posted by iChild, March 30, 2017 11:13 AM
Article Excerpt Image KS1 tests are taken by children when they are seven at the end of Year 2. This article is by Jemma, author of Thimble &Twig blog. Jemma is a teacher of many and mother of four. Her blog, Thimbleandtwig.com, is all about her daily adventures in South London, and making and baking with four little people.

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