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Starting school can seem overwhelming. We want them to be prepared. But one of the biggest concerns we have as parents, is whether they're going to be happy. Starting school can feel daunting to young children. So much will be different, from the class...read more
Arts provision is on the decline in many schools, leading many parents to ask, 'how can i nurture my child's creativity at home? The decline is largely because it’s an area that often suffer cuts in funding. It also tends to be eclipsed by the increasing focus...read more
The answer to the question, 'does homework help my child's learning?', continues to be one asked by parents and educators alike. In August 2016, a second grade teacher in America trialled a no homework policy. She sent parents a letter explaining what she was...read more
Parents often ask how they can support their child's learning at home. It's an important question... A child’s learning journey is fascinating. It’s a journey full of wonder and excitement as they explore everything from stories to the marvels of nature....read more
in this post we'll look at tips to help your struggling reader at home. Reading is the foundation to all learning. It’s not surprising therefore, that many parents worry about their child’s reading, especially if they appear to be a struggling reader. And this...read more
It's not surprising that the question of how to support your child's reading at home, is one that many parents ask. Learning to read is the most important skill that your child will need to master for success at school and later on. Unlike learning to walk and...read more
Supporting your child's early writing is key. Learning to write actually begins well before learning to read. Children embark on their writing journey from a very young age, by mark-making; something that looks like scribbles to an adult observer, (see post:...read more
The benefits of reading aloud to your child are huge. This week, guest educator, Ramon Messam, who has been in education for over twenty years, shares the benefits along with his experience and expertise. A specialist in the primary sector, he spent nine...read more
It's something most of us are familiar with: the problem of motivating boys to read for pleasure. It's a long standing issue, and one that has a significant impact on boys' schooling and their future life chances. The evidence on the importance of reading has...read more
Reading aloud to young children and how it impacts on their cognitive development, has been the topic of extensive research worldwide. And the results are clear. Reading aloud to our children is the single most important activity we can do to help develop reading,...read more
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