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  1. 3-11 years: Getting your child to school

    One of the most important things can do for your child's future is make sure they go to school.  Missing school means missing out on learning and social life.  the more they miss, the harder it is to go back.  Children avoid school for many…
  2. 3-11 years: Helping your child to be happy

    As your child grows up, they become more independent, but they need your love and care as much as ever.  Friends, teachers and other people become important to them.  But parents are still the most important people in a child's life!  They love having your…
  3. 3-11 years: Helping your child to learn

    You are the most important teacher in your child's life - you can really make a difference to their learning.  the value praise from you more than from anyone else - and it gives them the confidence they need to achieve.  Sharing new experiences and…
  4. 3-11 years: Self esteem and confidence building

    Self-esteem and confidence are important.  When children feel good about themselves, they tend to be happier, try harder and do better in school.  They also have more friends, cope with any setbacks and fewer problems as teenagers. Children thrive when they feel successful and important…
  5. 3-11 years: Understanding children's fears

    It is common for young and growing children to become frightened of people, events or possible disasters during childhood.  Usually, these worries don't last for long because children understand things better as they get older. Sometimes a fear becomes so strong that it stops a…
  6. Advocacy

    Gaddum Centre Advocacy and Advice services can support you as a Manchester resident to understand your choices, know your rights and express your views in order to ensure you are being treated fairly. Please see the Gaddum Centre website for further information on Advocacy.
  7. Barriers faced by Veterans and Reservists

    Members of the Armed Forces Community face a number of disadvantages as a direct result of military service, they span across many areas such as employment, access to health care, housing, education, and more. Here are some firsthand experiences from both Veterans and Reservists in…
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