Kids · Parenting

The Benefits Of School Trips

School trips are a great way to enjoy a unique learning experience outside of the classroom. Schools organise trips to support all kinds of subjects, such as geography, history and science, as well as languages. Parsons Green Prep School believes that school trips are an important part of children’s education. They have helped to put… Continue reading The Benefits Of School Trips

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Blog Tour: Home Alone Harry By Jerry Rhodes & Rachael Messiter

Although we don't have one ourselves we absolutely adore sharing stories about dogs so jumped at the chance to take part in the tour for the first book in a brand new doggie series. We've had the book for a while now and am thrilled to share our thoughts with you today during our stop… Continue reading Blog Tour: Home Alone Harry By Jerry Rhodes & Rachael Messiter

Kids · Parenting

What Is The Purpose Of School Uniform?

There are lots of reasons why students are obliged to wear uniform, in addition to creating an element of identity for the school. They show that the students are part of a greater whole, giving them a sense of belonging and pride. Most schools in the UK require their students to wear a uniform, including… Continue reading What Is The Purpose Of School Uniform?

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Cover Reveal: Sparky The Dragon Bus By Sue Wickstead

Here in the Fraser household we are huge fans of Sue Wickstead's children's books and I'm thrilled to be taking part in the cover reveal for her brand new book Sparky The Dragon Bus today. Read on to find out all about this new book, take a glimpse of the wonderful cover plus how to… Continue reading Cover Reveal: Sparky The Dragon Bus By Sue Wickstead

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Blog Tour: A Spooky Tale By Sue Wickstead

My son and I are massive fans of Sue Wickstead's books and when the opportunity arose to read and review her children's book A Spooky Tale I readily agreed, especially with Autumn being the season I associate with spooky goings on! Many thanks to Sue and Rachel for allowing me to take part in another… Continue reading Blog Tour: A Spooky Tale By Sue Wickstead

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Kids Half Term Halloween Crafts

It's half term and the struggle is on to find ways to entertain the kids without spending a fortune; well what better way to keep them busy than getting crafty! With Halloween just around the corner providing the perfect inspiration I thought I'd share some simple fun ideas that don't require you to break the… Continue reading Kids Half Term Halloween Crafts

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10 Simple Ways To Enjoy Autumn

The seasons have definitely changed with a distinct chill in the air and all the Autumn feels. Despite Winter being my favourite season Autumn comes a very close second, with so much to do and enjoy as we wave goodbye to the warmer weather and pack those t-shirts and shorts away until next year. In… Continue reading 10 Simple Ways To Enjoy Autumn

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5 Ways To Encourage Your Child’s Love Of Learning Outside School

To really enhance your child’s desire and ability to learn, intellectual, social and academic growth needs to extend outside of the walls of your child’s classroom.   A Prep School graded excellent in all areas, on the outskirts of Abingdon, offers the following advice… Develop a love of reading within the homeChildren, who develop a… Continue reading 5 Ways To Encourage Your Child’s Love Of Learning Outside School

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Exploring The Safe Use Of Technology With Your Child

As parents it can feel daunting to know how best to work and support your child to help keep them safe online.  A leading, Independent Preparatory School, in Kingston Upon Thames, gives the following advice when exploring safe use of technology with your child… The most effective way to get involved with your children and… Continue reading Exploring The Safe Use Of Technology With Your Child

Kids · Parenting

Top Tips For Helping Your Child With Science

Many parents, understandably, especially those who didn't pursue careers in science, may be apprehensive about helping their child with science. An Independent Prep School, that offers first class academic results, offers the following advice… You can future proof your child’s job of the future by fostering and nurturing a love of science, as careers with… Continue reading Top Tips For Helping Your Child With Science