Lewis Carroll is a household name, famous for his children’s novels. Most famously, Alice in Wonderland is a hallmark of many people’s childhood, a nostalgic momentum to our pasts. You can name him to almost anyone and most people will recognise him. If you read as a child, it’s likely you still read now, as an… Continue reading Guest Post- Exploring Wonderland: Why is Reading in Childhood Important?
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
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
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
AD |With results day just over a month away, apprehension is not an unusual emotion for students. Waiting to find out their grades is certainly stressful, which is why a private senior school in Surrey have put together the following advice to help students deal with their nerves so that they don’t manifest into something… Continue reading Parenting: Helping Students Dealing With Results Day Nerves
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
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?
AD* | Did you know that studies have found that over the summer holidays, children can forget a surprising amount of what they learned during the school year? This is often referred to as ‘summer learning loss’. Fortunately there is a way that parents can help to prevent this loss of learning and it is… Continue reading How To Encourage Your Child To Learn Over The Summer
Being a parent I always love to pick up books that poke fun at the highs and lows that are part and parcel of the 'job', and Gill Sims' books have certainly provided me with a copious amount of hilarity to date. Having already discovered Why Mummy Drinks and Swears I've been eagerly anticipating the… Continue reading Blog Tour: Why Mummy Doesn’t Give A ****! By Gill Sims
AD | Every child has different individual strengths. These may include personal, social, creative, language or logic strengths. By identifying and understanding your child’s strengths you can help to encourage their passions and unlock their full academic potential. To help you explore your child’s strengths, Hampstead Hill School in London have kindly put together the… Continue reading Identifying Your Child’s Academic Strengths