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Back to school checklist for parents

With the new school year just around the corner, it’s a great time to start preparing for the return to school. Whether your child is starting a new school or another year of classes, having a checklist in place will help with the preparation and transition from holidays back to term time. As educators, we know this period can be challenging, especially getting back into the school routine, which is why we have compiled a back to school checklist to ensure that you and your child are prepared for the new school term ahead.

Posted on 08/02/2022 — Read full post

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3 important learning habits for children

Many of our habits that we carry throughout our lives are developed in childhood. As parents, we have the responsibility of inculcating good learning habits in our children that will benefit them throughout their school years. It’s not always about making sure that they complete their homework everyday, but also about how they learn and retain information. As children grow up, learning never stops, which is why developing a positive attitude towards learning and building good learning habits are of paramount importance. Read on to discover 3 important learning habits that you should instill in your child. 

Posted on 17/01/2022 — Read full post

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Short and long term goals for children

Learning to set goals is an important part of growing up. From building resilience to gaining confidence, teaching children how to set goals is a key part of achieving success both inside and outside the classroom. Goal setting offers motivation and helps us direct our energy towards ambitions that are important to us.  However, we sometimes set goals that seem too big or nearly impossible to achieve. As parents, we want to help our children set realistic and achievable goals, but it is also important that we don’t neglect all the small steps it takes to reach the end goal. This blog explores the differences between short and long-term goals, and how you can help your child set achievable goals. 

Posted on 17/01/2022 — Read full post

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Habit building for children

Children are influenced by their surroundings and the people in their lives. As parents, we have the responsibility of teaching our children good habits and helping them to develop a healthy lifestyle. We know that habits can be hard to break, so addressing unhelpful habits and replacing them with positive habits that support our goals will set children up for success throughout life. Teaching and modelling healthy habits play a vital part in children’s growth and development. This blog outlines the importance of building habits for children and the benefits that positive habits bring. 

Posted on 14/12/2021 — Read full post

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Setting goals for the new year

As we welcome in the new year, there is a feeling of hope and excitement for what it will bring. 

The new year brings a fresh start and an opportunity to look ahead and envision what we would like to accomplish. Oftentimes we use the beginning of the year to set goals and make plans for the year ahead. Helping our children set goals for the new year is a beneficial way to focus their attention on what they want to achieve. Read on to discover tips on how you can help your child set goals for the new year ahead. 

Posted on 14/12/2021 — Read full post