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?

Parenting

How To Help Your Child Make New Friends

AD | The fear of not knowing anyone when they first start school or making new friends can be an emotional experience for both children and their parents.  Here are a few tips from Wetherby-Pembridge School on how you can help your child to successfully develop their social skills and form happy friendships… Talking to… Continue reading How To Help Your Child Make New Friends

Parenting

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

Parenting

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

Books · Kids

Blog Tour: Love The Stationery In Your Classroom By Rebecca Palliser

About The BookThis delightful little book encourages children to learn about - and have fun with - the stationery they encounter in the classroom. Author Rebecca Palliser wants to help all children to find their feet in the primary school classroom. ReviewThe stationery that lives in the school classroom have had enough of the children… Continue reading Blog Tour: Love The Stationery In Your Classroom By Rebecca Palliser

Kids · Parenting

How To Prepare Your Child For School

Starting school can be a nerve-wracking time for children and parents alike and I have spoken before about how I am feeling about our little man starting this September. However, I have managed to put my own feelings aside, instead focusing on helping prepare him for his next step. There are a multitude of things… Continue reading How To Prepare Your Child For School

Kids · Reviews

Review: The No More Worries Kit From The Irish Fairy Door Company

Something I haven’t discussed on my blog before are the issues we had when it came to settling Leo into nursery. It’s something that I may touch upon in more detail at a later date, but let’s just say to start with it was a rocky road. He suffered terribly with separation anxiety meaning it… Continue reading Review: The No More Worries Kit From The Irish Fairy Door Company

Parenting · Personal

Starting School: Where Has The Time Gone?

Last week I received confirmation. The words there in black and white telling me which school our little man has been allocated to attend in September. Even though I have known for the past (almost) five years that this day was on the horizon I genuinely can’t believe my baby boy will be starting school… Continue reading Starting School: Where Has The Time Gone?