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Collins at Home blog

Tips and advice for back to school, activities and how to support your child's progression at home

Back to School

Back to School Preparations Checklist & Tips

No matter what age your child is getting them ready for going back to school takes some thought and preparation

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Getting your child ready emotionally to start school

Your child starting school is a big deal. So, what can we do to help your kids get off to a great start?

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What to do if your child is feeling anxious about going back to school

If your child is anxious about September, there is a lot you can do to support them practically and emotionally

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Thoughts on parenting as the new academic year begins

Insights from Clarissa Farr, author of The Making of Her: Why School Matters

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Juggling your workload and your children's workload

Advice from Annie Ridout, author of The Freelance Mum

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Transition to Secondary School

Parenting a child in the transition from primary to secondary school can be a challenging time for families

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Supporting the transition from KS3 to GCSE

With the transition to GCSE years things will get more serious, Becky Goddard-Hill gives advice on managing stress, studying and workload

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Support at A-Level

Perhaps the most important thing to remember when trying to support your 16+ learner is their age

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