Keep kids reading this summer

Keep kids reading this summer

Summer is often a much-needed holiday for kids, but also means a break in learning, which can start to have impact on any newly developed skills learnt at school. It can be particularly problematic for children that have started to progress in reading, which is the cornerstone to any child’s academic performance and success. That’s why it’s so important to ensure your kids have plenty of opportunities throughout the

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  • Taking the stress out of the summer holidays

    It’s no secret that the summer holidays can be a stressful time for parents and for kids. Often schedules are full to the brim with plans and activities, everyone has high expectations, not to mention regular routines and sleep patterns go a little haywire. We’ve put together some tips to help minimise stress and make the long break fun and more importantly memorable for all the right reasons.

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  • Keep learning active during the summer holidays

    The arrival of the summer break doesn’t mean learning has to stop. With nearly two months off school, not keeping learning active can have a huge impact on your child’s education and academic success. Here’s some excellent ways that parents can explore to ensure education continues throughout the summer holidays and stop the dreaded summer learning slide.

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  • Tips for parents preparing for the summer break

    As the school term draws to a close, you and your child may be looking forward to the long break ahead. However, transitioning from the school term to the summer holidays certainly has its challenges. Not only is the long break usually less structured, but often routines are disrupted with schedules changing weekly or even daily, depending on the summer plans you’ve made for your child. We’ve put together some practi

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  • Helping your teenagers get more sleep

    Believe it or not adolescents need around 9 hours of sleep a night to function optimally and to be physically and mentally healthy. However, telling your teens they need to sleep for this amount of time every night, it’s likely they’ll just laugh at you! What teenager has time to sleep for 9 hours a night, with busy exam revision schedules, hectic social lives and the constant buzzing of their phone? In fact, recent

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