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Kent Information, Advice and Support (IASK)

Formerly Kent Parent Partnership (KPPS). The name has been changed to reflect the recent changes in the Children and Families Act 2014 and the Code of Practice 2014.  “We support families of children and young people (0 – 25 years) with special educational needs or disabilities. We hope to empower parents to make informed choices…

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Getting the Most out of School

This joint NAHT and Family Action guide is based on the latest research about what helps children to succeed at school.    Talking and listening It is really important to talk to your child and listen to them. Finding time for both can be so difficult with busy lives! Set aside time for talking –…

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Your Child’s Wellbeing

Emotional wellbeing    Relationships Tell your child that you love them every day It’s good to establish and maintain boundaries with your child – it helps them to feel safe Be a positive role model for your child; don’t shout and swear in front of them, it is rarely effective    Managing behaviour Praise your…

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Reading at Home

What you can do to help. Choose a quiet time to read with your child where it is cosy and comfortable. Try and find five to ten minutes a day at a special time. Look at the cover, say the tile, look through the book and point out any new words and names of characters….

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E-Safety advice for Parents

Staying safe In the past few years, the Internet has become an integral part of all our lives and  children are no exception. Children use technology to create, communicate and  collaborate. They use the Internet to play games and explore the endless  information available online. At school, we teach our children how to  engage responsibly…

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