It’s that time of the year when teachers around the world write the end of year report cards and parents always ask on receiving them, how they can help their child’s grades improve. The answer lies not in ‘doing more’ but rather in ‘how things are done’. The comment, ‘Timmy needs to show more self-discipline,’… Continue reading The best predictor of grades? Self-Discipline.
The bank holiday weekend is upon us. Use it to reconnect with the kids by taking a holiday, you will be surprised at the benefits getting away can have...
Year after year I have parents asking me what presents would be sensible for their children at Christmas, and every year they seem surprised when I say the best present you can give them is YOU. Research commissioned by Highland Spring found that working parents spend on average just 34 minutes a day with their… Continue reading All I want for Christmas is, you…
Worried about secondary entrance for your child? Read how to create good writers here in the first installment in the 3 part series.
How do we teach children resilience and foster grit?
Too often these days teachers hear the words, “I’m bored”. In a world full of instant gratification, fast food and next day delivery children have lost the innate skill of being creative, as everything now is done for them. Creativity is defined as; “the use of imagination or original ideas to create something; inventiveness” and… Continue reading Teaching Creativity in the Modern World.
The tutoring industry has grown tremendously over the last ten years due to the new demand for tutors. It’s been reported that more than 40% of pupils in London have had a private tutor at some time, so if everyone is doing it, do you need to get a tutor for your child?