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Transition Year – Why It Can Be Brilliant For Students

When I went to school, Transition Year or TY as it is known, was not available. So when my daughter announced she was definitely...
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14 Useful Tips To Ease Your Child’s Transition to Secondary School

The move from primary school to secondary school/high school is a big step, and often a source of anxiety, for both kids and their...
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8 Practical Money Saving Tips for Buying School Books

After the school uniform, books are usually the most expensive purchase for most parents when it comes to back to school costs. Here are...
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Transition Year: Yes or No?

Are you the parent of a Junior Cert student, wondering whether they should go straight through to Senior Cycle or do Transition Year? Many...
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3 Key Ways Parents Can Help Their Child Consider a Career in STEM

Did you know that in Ireland 80 new jobs per week are being announced in the technology sector? Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics (STEM)...
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The 5 Top Things You Learned on Your First Day of Secondary School

Some would argue that your first day of secondary school is one of the most important days of your life. You were 12 or...
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10 Tips for Parents for Successfully Moving from Primary to Secondary School

Is your child about to start secondary school? Between us at Mykidstime, we have had 4 kids move from primary to secondary school, so...
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9 Practical Tips For Parents to Help With Exam Stress

Exams are just around the corner for many 2nd level students. As parents we want to help avoid exam stress as much as possible....