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How to Encourage Good Reading Habits in Kids

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 18/10/2021

How to Encourage Good Reading Habits in Kids The benefits of reading are vast and varied. Did you know, for example, that reading for just 30 minutes a day can boost brainpower, reduce stress and impr…

How to Teach a Child to Read

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 30/08/2021

How to Teach a Child to Read Reading is a valuable life skill. It helps to improve your ability to communicate, expand your vocabulary and develop your social skills.  And for a child, it is particula…

Tips for Starting Year 7

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 16/08/2021

Tips for Starting Year 7 – How to Address Your Child’s Concerns From travelling to school on their own for the first time to meeting hundreds of new people, the transition from year 6 to year 7 is one…

How to Prepare Your Child for the First Day of Primary School

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 02/08/2021

How to Prepare Your Child for the First Day of Primary School Here’s the bad news: your child is getting ready for their first day of primary school. It’s a stressful experience for parents and a jump…

Starting Secondary School – Tips & Advice for Parents

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 20/07/2021

Starting Secondary School – Tips & Advice Starting secondary school can be a worrying time for both parent and child. They might be going to a totally new school, with new friends and new faces. A…

The Top 10 Benefits of Early Reading

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 25/06/2021

Early Reading – The Top 10 Benefits Early reading is beneficial for both parent and child. When it comes to helping children to read, it’s a good idea to introduce the activity to your kids as young a…

How to Encourage Your Children to Read

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 07/06/2021

Encouraging Children to Read Developing your child’s interest in reading isn’t always straightforward. Whilst many young kids will take to it quite naturally, others may require some gentle encouragem…

First Day at Nursery | Tips & Advice for Parents

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 12/05/2021

First Day at Nursery Waving goodbye to your child for their first day at nursery is one of the most challenging things to do for any parent. Will they make any friends? Will they be safe? Will they en…

How to Make Reading Fun for Kids

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 14/04/2021

How to Make Reading Fun for Kids Reading with your kids is a beneficial activity for both parent and child. For your child the process can aid their emotional intelligence, improve their academic abil…

Home Education During COVID-19 | Tips & Advice

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 22/02/2021

Home Education During COVID-19 The COVID-19 pandemic has facilitated a rapid shift to home education in the UK. Whilst for many parents the change will be a temporary one, there has been an estimated…

Non Fiction Books for Children | 10 Benefits

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 11/02/2021

10 Benefits of Non Fiction Books for Children When it comes to helping children to read, is it better to go with fiction or non fiction books for children? There’s no simple answer of course. Each chi…

Helping Children to Read | Tips, Ideas & Advice

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 05/02/2021

Helping Children to Read Encouraging and helping children to read is an important part of the parenting process. By supplementing their school work with some reading at home you can improve their read…

Teaching Human Anatomy to Kids

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 06/01/2021

Anatomy for Kids Human anatomy is the study of a human’s body parts. By gaining a greater understanding of what they do and how they work together, we can start to appreciate our bodies more and learn…

Art History for Kids

POSTED IN: Advice for Parents ON: 30/11/2020

Art History for Kids How do you make art history for kids fun, interesting and engaging? Educating your children about art is a great way to whet their creative appetite and get them interested in art…