1. Pre-teens

School & education

Starting high school? Here’s how to plan and prepare.
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    At school, your child will start learning maths more formally. You can support maths schoolwork at home and highlight maths in daily life. Here’s how.

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    Dyslexia is a learning disability. Children with dyslexia have trouble with reading. If your child has dyslexia, support can help him achieve and succeed.

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    Sometimes choosing a school for your child is easy – the school closest to home is the right one. But it can be more complicated. This article can help you.

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    Homework can have benefits, especially for older children and teenagers. Read about homework pros and cons and how to make the most of homework.

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    Being an advocate means speaking up for your child. You might need to advocate if your child isn’t able to speak for himself.

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    If your pre-teen or teen is having school problems, spotting early warning signs can help you get your child back on track sooner. Here’s what to look for.

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    Cyberbullying is using digital technology to deliberately hurt someone. It happens in many different ways. Read how to help your child avoid cyberbullying.

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