Tag Archives: bullying

School Snapchat bans are a waste of time

If you aren’t on Snapchat, then the chances are the first thing you learn about it is via shocking headlines warning of “bullying threats” and “sexting dangers”. Snapchat is the social network that lets you send pictures and videos to … Continue reading

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Stay safe online with Tutorhub’s useful set of tips

Staying safe when using the Internet and social networks is a multi-faceted issue that needs to be tackled from various perspectives. Parents and children alike can be vulnerable to a wide variety of risks, including bullying, phishing, theft and exploitation. To keep … Continue reading

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How can you protect your children from attacks by internet trolls?

The stories lately have been shocking. A few weeks ago 14-year-old Hannah Smith, from Lutterworth, took her own life after being bullied by trolls on the internet. Her father says he had no idea she was suffering until he found … Continue reading

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Why Home-School? 5 reasons parents educate out of school.

School is fine when it’s working. Not so great when it isn’t. And it was during the long summer holiday, when we noticed such a difference in our children’s behaviour, we began to suspect it wasn’t working for ours that … Continue reading

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Spot the signs of bullying, cope and stop it for good

From the time our children are toddlers, the sight of another child pushing them at the playground, or refusing to play with them, provokes a response which lies somewhere between fear, frustration and anger. We hope that bullying is something … Continue reading

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Is your child settled in school?

Many parents find that their child doesn’t settle in school. So, with increasing opportunities to learn independently, especially online, they are turning to home education as a solution. In fact many now dispute whether children need school at all. And … Continue reading

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Five ways that homeschool learning differs from learning at school

No set hours, no travelling to and from school, no endless hours of rote learning… are you and your child ready to take up the homeschooling challenge? If so, these are a few wonderful differences you can begin to enjoy … Continue reading

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Top Tips for parents: My child is a bully

A new study published in the journal of Child Abuse and Neglect has suggested that children who have overprotective parents are more likely to be bullied by their peers. After a thorough review of 70 studies looking at some 200,000 … Continue reading

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Top Tips for parents: Is my child is being bullied at school?

Education secretary Michael Gove has been recalled to appear before MPs sitting on The Education Select Committee to face a further grilling over what he knew about allegations of bullying by his key advisers. Mr. Gove had previously told the … Continue reading

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Informality in the classroom – Is it a good or bad thing?

I was talking to my friend’s little sister this morning, aged 17, about her experience in her current sixth form on the Isle of Wight. Above other things, what specifically stood out about her conversation, was her annoyance at her … Continue reading

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