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School’s out, but should they do work in the holidays?

Research shows that by September children will be two months behind in academic skills. So just how important is it to keep their minds, as well as their bodies, active?

“We don’t give their mouths a break from brushing their teeth and we don’t give them a break from their beds – it’s just a normal part of life,” […]

By |July 27th, 2015|Uncategorized|Comments Off on School’s out, but should they do work in the holidays?

Get on your bike; keeping your child’s mind active over the summer

Just like anyone – old or young, if you haven’t been on a bike for a while, it takes a bit of time to get used to the technique of balance and manoeuvre! It’s the same for children. After 6-8 weeks of being away from school, it takes them a while to ‘get back in […]

By |July 23rd, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments

The importance of times tables

I remember being timed by my year 5 teacher glaring at his watch as I recited my 3 times tables. When I think back to that, I wonder why I was still practising my 3’s in year 5! Ideally children need to be familiar with their tables up to 12 by the time they reach […]

By |July 20th, 2015|Uncategorized|0 Comments