27 Sep '14

News Secret Teacher: parental pressure is crushing my year 6 class

Some parents will stop at nothing to ensure their child passes grammar school entrance exams. But the stress leaves some students traumatised More from The Secret TeacherWe all dread those conversations with angry parents. They tend to start in the same way. My child is not fulfilling their potential, the parent will say assuming that I, the professional, have not understood their childs needs and am letting them and their family down.Parents at my school will stop at nothing to make sure their child has every opportunity to succeed so that they fulfil their potential. This might sound extreme, but the evidence backs it up. Continue reading...

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