How to avoid procrastinating over school work

procrastinate now and panic later

This would have to be one of the most common challenges my students face and need assistance with.  The urge for students to put things off can be strong, especially when there are so many more exciting or interesting things they can be doing. Getting your child started on homework […]

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Top 10 tips for students starting a new school year

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Usually students start a new school year with the best intentions.  Ideally these are then continued and followed throughout the school year.  Here are my top 10 tips for students starting a new school year and getting off to the best possible start. Set goals – this helps a student to […]

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Back to School Preparation

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Sadly we know the summer holidays will not last forever.  Back to school preparation will shortly be upon us and here are some things to consider so everyone can start the new school year more prepared and organised. Make sure any holiday homework is completed It is important that students […]

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How to get started and on top of your holiday homework

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I know school has finished, or is just about over for the year for most students, and the last thing you probably want to think about right now is completing your holiday homework.  Let me tell you it is important to do, particularly for those in senior years at school, […]

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Students – here’s what to do after exams

Pass or fail - what students should do after exams

This BLOG has a few different parts to it for students.  The first is for what students should do when they finish completing an exam, the second what they should do when they finish all their exams for the year and finally how to deal with exam results.  Keep reading […]

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Learn why students can get stressed

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Why does it suddenly seem stressful in your household? Often parents notice changes but at are a loss to explain why their child: is getting stressed and overwhelmed; not achieving the grades they were before; or is having arguments with them about grades and homework. Does this sound like your […]

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How to support your child through the transition journey

Many Year 6 students start to worry about secondary school at the beginning of Term 1, and these concerns often escalate throughout their final year of primary school. Students’ concerns are often mirrored in the family, with emotions swinging from excited to unsettled, particularly when a family is going through […]

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Big School Ready – transition to primary school

transition to primary school

Your child is growing up and it’s getting close to the time for you to start thinking about, or preparing for, their next journey in life by selecting or attending a primary school. Starting school for the first time is a big change for your child and your whole family.  […]

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