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5 tips for building reading skills

February 15th, 2017 by Anna Michaelidou

Reading can often be a chore especially as children read at school so many don't want to read at home. Whether you are trying to encourage your child to read to build their reading and vocabulary skills, to open up the wonderful world of books and their benefits or whether they need to read for homework, our tips will ensure that reading never has to be a chore again.

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10 Educational and fun rainy day activities for children

February 8th, 2017 by Anna Michaelidou

We are never really short of rain here in the UK and with rain comes some tough boredom from our children. There's nothing to do today, mum!! or I'm soooo bored! in the whiniest voices, are words that we all frequently hear when children are stuck indoors. Then there is the constant sibling bickering because they can't think of anything better to do; MUM!! She won't give me my phone back!, MUM!! He broke my favourite bracelet that Lilly got me!, DAD!! Where's MU... Read More »

Understanding Homophones

January 25th, 2017 by Anna Michaelidou

Homophones can be very tricky when learning a language such as English and for younger children can often make spelling really confusing. Learning the different homophones takes time and patience but with some fun practice and repetition games, learning homophones doesn't have to be difficult.

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10 reasons why British State Education is so good

January 19th, 2017 by Anna Michaelidou

British state education is based on the belief that every child, regardless of their background, be entitled to a good education. Children are amazingly resilient and adapt extraordinarily well to their schools. Allowing your child to experience their education through their local state school will see them thrive and adapt to our society.

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How a tutor can help your child this school year

January 11th, 2017 by Anna Michaelidou

Tutors have become an important part of a child's education, helping them to achieve their target grades and preparing them for dreaded exams. A tutor is a teacher or professional that is paid to work privately with a child and to help them with their specific needs.

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Our 10 Favourite Christmas Storybooks for children

December 21st, 2016 by Anna Michaelidou

Christmas is a magical time for all ages; mince pies, stuffed turkey, presents under a beautifully decorated tree, monopoly and Christmas stories. Christmas just wouldn't feel the same without beautifully illustrated story books and words that take you to another place. From a young age I remember reading, and being read, some wonderful Christmas stories and their essence seemed to linger in the air throughout the whole Chris... Read More »

Educational Gift Ideas for Christmas 2016

November 30th, 2016 by Anna Michaelidou

It is that wonderful time of year again where Christmas is fast approaching and we should have at least started our Christmas gift shopping. For many of us, including myself, getting the perfect gifts for kids at Christmas can often be a struggle. Buying a gift that will inspire learning in our children as well as being fun and 'awesome' is not as difficult as it may seem.

That's why we have come up with the best educational gift ideas for kids this Christmas to ensure your child's ... Read More »

8 tips for home-schooling

November 23rd, 2016 by Anna Michaelidou

Home-schooling your child has become an ever-increasing trend, with more and more parents opting for the less traditional way of educating their child. Some parents find that their child thrives in a home-school environment where following the national curriculum is not compulsory.

Parents do not need to be teachers or necessarily have teaching experience and there are plenty of private tutors out there that can help stimulate the subjec... Read More »

5 tips for stress-free homework

November 9th, 2016 by Anna Michaelidou

Homework is one of those things that children hate and parents seem to dread. It can be the cause of family arguments and anxiety in those faced with it. But homework doesn't have to be full of stress. With a well-planned after school routine and a few of our simple tips, you can turn homework into something natural and a time for some extra learning whilst giving your children a sense of accomplishment.

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Great ways to help your child build their social skills

November 3rd, 2016 by Anna Michaelidou

Some children are naturally very social while others may need a helping hand to build these invaluable skills. Children develop different social skills at different ages from saying "hi" and "bye" or laughing at something amusing from two-to-three years of age to using different gestures and postures and sharing their emotions more easily by the age of seven.

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