Parents play an important role in their child’s education. Continuous engagement with children’s education lead to raised attainment, improved behaviour and results.
How to handle stress?
As the parent of a child preparing for exam you will probably find the time very stressful. It’s not only parents but also children who find the process of exam stressful.
Reassure your children that whatever the result of exams are, they would still be proud of you for your efforts. A positive result would be considered a bonus but wouldn’t validate the relationship with your child.
It is very important that you know exactly how the admissions process works for the grammar school you are targeting. Find out what the Admission Rules are for your preferred schools to check if you will have any chance of securing a place. Places may be allocated by 11 plus exam score, by distance or by another criterion such as religious affiliation or sibling priority.