Monthly Archives: November 2014

Watch Out!

Parents please watch out that in our eagerness to see our children excel, we do not add to the stress by the way we ask questions relating to school. So rather than our first question being ‘how did that test

Rise of Twitter and Facebook ‘Makes It Impossible For Parents to Send Naughty Children to Their Bedroom’

There are growing concerns over the effect that social media websites such as Twitter, Facebook, Instagram and Bebo are having on children’s relationships with adults. According to Alice Phillips, president of the Girls’ Schools Association,” Social media is putting unprecedented

Who Is The Bully?

As we draw to a close in this #Antibullying week, it does not mean, that this topic ends. We must continue to talk to our children about it and watch out for any signs. I have observed that whenever we

Anti Bullying Week

This week is #AntiBullying week. As parents we must have these discussions with our children. What do they understand as bullying? This is vital because sometimes our kids say ‘oh that’s normal’ when we know that it is NOT. Start

Never make learning a chore

Never make learning a chore; it can ruin your child’s genuine interest to learn. – PARENTS OF BLACK UK PUPILS

TIPS FOR ENCOURAGING OUR SCHOOL-AGE CHILDREN’S WRITING:

Writing is a very vital aspect in life. Whether our children are writing by hand or on the computer, many homeworks and exams require them to write short answers or longer essays as a way of assessing what they have

READING FOR PLEASURE CONSIDERED MORE IMPORTANT TO A CHILD’S DEVELOPMENT THAN HOW EDUCATED THEIR PARENTS ARE:

A research suggests that “Children who read for pleasure are likely to do better in maths and English than those who rarely read in their free time.” The study, by the Institute of Education, London University, examined the reading habits

WHY IS ATTENDING THE PARENTS EVENING SO IMPORTANT?

It’s that time again in the school calendars for parent evenings. It is important that you show up for these meetings. Why? • It gives an important message to your child and the school that you are interested in their