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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Helping Make STEM Learning Fun With Carlton Books

Children countrywide are heading back to school this week after 6 weeks of fun, with only the prospect of the colder, darker days and plenty of school work on the horizon. However, education needn't be a chore and certainly not something that should be confined to the classroom as there are plenty of learning opportunities… Continue reading Helping Make STEM Learning Fun With Carlton Books

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How To Help Your Child Make The Most Of Their Education

AD | By taking an interest in school and class work, parents can help their children to make the most of their education and enhance their abilities. It is important to show that you care about your child’s school life and encourage a love of learning at home. The more supported a child feels at… Continue reading How To Help Your Child Make The Most Of Their Education

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Parenting: Should My Child Learn An Instrument?

AD | Lots of parents are torn when it comes to their kids having music lessons. While we all love the idea of having a child prodigy – the next Beethoven - it’s often more expensive than we first expected and doesn’t always come naturally to every child. For those of you who are on… Continue reading Parenting: Should My Child Learn An Instrument?

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Parenting: 3 Signs Your Child Is Attending A Good School

AD | Picking a school for your child is a big deal and many parents worry about whether or not they have made the right decision. While we all want the best for our kids, especially when it comes to their education, it’s not always clear as to whether or not they are actually at… Continue reading Parenting: 3 Signs Your Child Is Attending A Good School

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A Parent’s Guide To Post 16 Education

AD | Gaining more qualifications after GCSE’s can provide your child with a greater choice of job opportunities in the future.  As a parent you want your child to have the best possible start in life. With so many further education options available, it is important to understand which one is best for your child.… Continue reading A Parent’s Guide To Post 16 Education

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Helping Your Child Transition From Prep To Senior School

AD | Starting secondary school means many new changes for your child. They will need to learn their way around a new school, meet new teachers and make new friends. They will also need to adjust to a new timetable and learn how to be more independent. All of these changes can make some children… Continue reading Helping Your Child Transition From Prep To Senior School

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A Parent’s Guide To Applying To Schools

AD | For most parents, applying to schools is a daunting task and requires some careful research. There are a number of factors to consider when choosing the right school for your child, such as how they have been reviewed by Ofsted and the number of children per classroom. To help you through the challenge… Continue reading A Parent’s Guide To Applying To Schools

Kids · Parenting

Education: Is Technology Beneficial In The Classroom?

AD | Many of our lives revolve around technology. From games and entertainment, to communicating with friends, smart devices and computers have become second nature to the younger generation. This advance in technology has had an impact on today’s education and teaching methods. Teachers can now enhance learning by incorporating these popular, everyday devices into… Continue reading Education: Is Technology Beneficial In The Classroom?

Kids · Reviews

Review: Imaginative Learning With Gopak Activity Tables

Imaginative play is so important for development at any age, but for those in EYFS and Key Stage 1 it forms a significant part of their learning alongside more academic topics. Leo is nearing the end of his Reception Year at school and during his time there his imagination and creativity have come on in leaps and bounds. He really… Continue reading Review: Imaginative Learning With Gopak Activity Tables