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LETTER FROM THE EDITOR
Editor Kate Hilpern welcomes you to the summer issue of Chalk & Chat, complete with all-new design.

THE SCHOOLS THAT TEACH ENTREPRENEURIAL SKILLS
Which British schools are teaching youngsters about enterprise? And why does it matter?

HEAD TO HEAD
With the government giving faith schools a cash injection, we ask whether religious schools have any place in today’s society.

MENTAL HEALTH
Cat Williams visits schools to talk about mental health. She tells us why prevention is better than cure.

HOW TO... TEACH YOUR CHILDREN TO TOUCH-TYPE
Why you should get your kids learning this handy life skill right away – and how to get them started.

 

THREE OF THE BEST UK CHILD-FRIENDLY RESORTS
After a hotel-based holiday without having to venture abroad? We give you the lowdown on our three favourites.

TRAVEL: ZANZIBAR
Even the word is magical. Bernadette John on what makes it a great family holiday destination.

LET'S MOVE TO TUNBRIDGE WELLS
Our regular low down on schooling in a particular area, this time in Royal Tunbridge Wells.

WHY CRAFT HOMEWORK SHOULD BE BANNED
Rachel Meadows on why craft homework is her worst nightmare and how her hatred of it backfired on her.

EDUCATIONAL DILEMMAS
Susan Hamlyn provides advice for a secondary-school seeking parent whose nine-year-old is deaf and dyslexic

 THE 10 BEST: CHILDREN'S BIKES
Whether your child is learning to cycle or your older child wants an all-singing all-dancing set of wheels, we have it sussed.

BOOK CORNER
Emma Lee-Potter reviews the best books for kids for the summer ahead, covering all ages and interests.

FUSSY EATING
Bernadette John on this often overlooked area of children with special needs.

TUTORING – WAS IT THE RIGHT DECISION?
Worried you’ve wasted your money on tutoring? Charlotte Phillips is here to save the day.

 

 

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