Tag: Education

KS2 Book of the Week- Cogheart (Pre-reading)

We will regularly add a new book of the week which we are happy to recommend you read with your child. We will provide you with questions you can ask to lead a discussion about the book before you read it and activities that will really engage your child, before returning later in the week …

Book of the Week- Zog (pre-reading)

We will regularly add a new book of the week which we are happy to recommend you read with your child. We will provide you with questions you can ask to lead a discussion about the book before you read it and activities that will really engage your child, before returning later in the week …

Working with Numerous Children at Home

Today on Day 7 of the 30 Day Challenge we look at the challenge of working with numerous children at home. How do you manage all those spinning plates? Have you got other suggestions? Why not join our online community to discuss your thoughts and share your success and we look forward to seeing you tomorrow for Day 8!

Teaching Children to be Kind to Themselves

Today we focus on ensuring our children have a healthy and positive mindset. Remember you can join our online community to discuss your thoughts and share your successes. Teaching Children to be Kind to Themselves As parents, we want our children to grow into strong and confident individuals who face challenges with a motivated and resilient approach. …

Teaching Gratitude to Support Social and Emotional Development

Teaching Gratitude to Support Social and Emotional Development This week is National Volunteers Week (1-7 June 2020) and we can recognise the commitment of volunteers by saying ‘Thank you!’ During this challenging period, volunteers are making a huge difference to the lives of others. Over the past few months, volunteers have: delivered food or prescriptions, …

Homeschooling-Creating a Lesson Plan

So you’ve decided you want to have a real go at homeschooling. What now? It’s time to start thinking like a teacher. And here’s how. Maybe your child’s schooling has been affected by the COVID-19 pandemic, their school isn’t operating normal hours or you’ve just decided homeschooling is best for you and your family. But …

Create a Parenting Mantra

Remember that children are influenced by your actions as much as they are by your instructions. You can join our online community to discuss your thoughts and share your successes. Create a Parenting Mantra! The moment when it all gets to much, what do you do? Yell, cry, send everyone to timeout or repeat your parenting mantra. …

Creating a Homeschooling Schedule

When you have carefully considered the subjects your child needs to study, you can begin the steps of creating a schedule. The most important thing to remember when building a schedule for your child is to do what works best for your family. You are not bound by requirements beyond a set number of days, so do not be afraid to be creative and come up with a plan that allows for optimal learning and optimal family time.

Setting Goals – Preparation is key!

Today is the first day of your 30 day homeschooling challenge. We will be posting daily tasks that you can do.
Here is today’s task: Day 1 – Setting Goals – Preparation is key!