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    Teaching Your Child to Be A Team Player

    Working well in a team will be a large part of what makes your child tick. It will help your child pick up a range of skills through a range of physical activities and classroom-based learning opportunities. With so many options for your child to go through there will be many ways they can explore how best to work in a team, as well as giving them the confidence to work with all sorts of people. Here are some ways you can help your child develop skills to help them work in a team. Encourage fair play Playing fair is all we want our children to be able to do.…

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    The Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities for Children

    These days, extra-curricular activities can come in many forms. From taking up coding lessons, to getting involved in the school newspaper – there’s a lot children can now get up to and explore. They all have their own individual benefits that will bring a lot of joy and confidence to students of all ages. This is why they’re so popular and are always pushed onto children during school time, so that they have the opportunities now to explore these areas. In this guide from a Sixth Form in Surrey, we take a look at the biggest benefits extra-curricular activities will have on children during school time. Helps your child develop…

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    Helping Your Child Settle Into a New School

    A new school can feel like a daunting prospect for children, but it should also be really exciting for them too. A whole new environment, with new friends to make and new ways to enjoy their favourite subjects, with new subjects to pick up as well. For some kids can be a lot to come to terms with, which isn’t a bad thing, but it can be helpful to prop up their confidence. Here are some ways you can help. Give your child something comforting to turn to If there are particular worries your child has, then give them something that reminds them of you. This could be a small…

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    Top Tips For Choosing A School For Your Child

    As the current school year comes to a close, students and parents find themselves excited for the summer holiday ahead. However, for some children, there are other changes lurking, with students changing schools or transferring to start a new academic journey. Whether it is your first time choosing a new school for your child or are simply just approaching the next steps to take in their education, it can definitely be a stressful decision to make. But don’t fret, below are some top tips from this private school in Herts, when it comes to selecting the best school possible for your child.  Consider your child’s needs and learning style Every…

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    How To Raise An Optimistic Child

    In a world that is filled with so many challenges and uncertainties, raising a child that is optimistic is a gift. It has become very common amongst the younger generation to notice failure before even beginning a challenge. Unfortunately, this is also to do with the immense academic and social pressure they face on a daily basis. With social media and school really pushing them to their limits, it almost seems understandable why children get tired and seem pessimistic in times that it is unneeded. However, with that said, it doesn’t make it an excuse for children to not work hard towards being optimistic. Optimism is a mindset that can…

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    How to Help Your Child Improve Their Handwriting

    Handwriting is an essential skill that not only aids in academic success but also plays a significant role in personal and professional life. Through handwriting, children are able to express themselves and communicate with those around them. Whether your child is homeschooled or goes to a regular school, it is important that they improve their penmanship and work on problem areas when it comes to their handwriting. As a parent, you can support your child in improving this through effective strategies and a number of different exercises. Below is an article advised by this nursery in Streatham Hill, on how to help your child improve their handwriting. Encourage proper grip…