Back to school: be prepared

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Preparing for the first day at school? Whether it's the first time ever, moving to a new school or simply getting back into a morning routine after the long summer holidays, we've got you covered.

Starting school

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Beginning preschool, primary or secondary is a big step for your child and you. We've got advice from Mumsnet school gate sages to support you at each milestone.


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Thinking of getting a tutor for your child? Get advice on choosing one and getting the most out of the sessions.

Head lice treatment

Head lice

Head lice are so common, especially with school age children, you might as well accept the inevitable and have your treatment plan ready to go.

Last updated: 14-Aug-2014 at 1:38 PM