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It’s Walk to School Week!

It’s Walk to School Week!

Walking to school regularly is not only a fantastic way to encourage an active lifestyle, it is also a great opportunity to teach your children vital road safety skills and ensure they are alert and ready to learn at the start of a new day. Teachers even report that those pupils who walk to school … Continue reading

Small Steps to Starting School

Small Steps to Starting School

It may seem like only yesterday when you were holding your little baby in your arms, but if your child is 4 years old by 1st September 2013 you now need to start to think about them starting school. ‘What already’?, we hear you cry. If your child was born between 1st September 2008 and 31 August 2009, you … Continue reading

Helping your child learn through play.

Helping your child learn through play.

Your child’s Early Years are the most precious time; every new experience is an exciting learning experience. Imagine that you have just landed on a strange planet and everything you see, hear, smell, touch and taste is new. With such a huge amount of new and interesting sights it is fair to say that you … Continue reading

How to Choose a Secondary School

How to Choose a Secondary School

If your child has just settled back in school at the start of Year 6, the next few weeks will be a busy time for you.  By 31st October 2012 you need to have made your application for whichever secondary school you would like your child to attend.  All schools in Shropshire will be holding … Continue reading

Parents and Wills

Parents and Wills

Having children usually changes our outlook on life and make us reorganise our priorities. We suddenly have another life to care for and their needs and wants are usually placed above our own. It’s very easy for us to get caught up in the here and now, worrying over health concerns, education and the like … Continue reading

Love Food Hate Waste

Love Food Hate Waste

If you’re anything like us, you will have noticed that your monthly shopping bills have been going up and up and your money not going as far as it did at the tills. We asked our friends at Love Food Hate Waste to share tips on how we can save money on the food we … Continue reading

Cycling Fun

Cycling Fun

If you have been inspired by Bradley Wiggins, Victoria Pendleton and the other Team GB Cyclists at the Olympic Games, then now is a great time for you and the children to head out on a bike ride. We asked our friends at Cycle Shrewsbury to write a guest blog on the fun and health … Continue reading

The Costs of Childcare

The Costs of Childcare

For some parents the costs of childcare can be a barrier to accessing high quality care for their children. There is some financial help available and we are here to help with any queries you may have. We asked our friends at Family Nest to share some of the work they had done in highlighting … Continue reading

Summer Fun

Summer Fun

The summer holidays can be a mixed blessing for both children and families. Balancing work and home commitments, keeping the children active and avoiding the boredom can be difficult. To help ease the stresses of the summer and to ensure you and your family have fun together we have produced a Summer Fun Guide. It … Continue reading