Phonics in school: is it working?

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While searching the internet, I came across this article. It suggests that the government focus on phonics as a way of helping children to read, is working. My son learnt to read using phonics and now at the age of eight years of age, is a confident reader. How has it been for your child when […]

Building Resilience in Children

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As parents, we want the best for our children. To be happy, do well at school, have good friends and thrive in an ever changing environment. To do this, children need to have the strength to deal with challenges they may face.  The ability to cope with these challenges is known as Resilience.  The definition […]

Summer reading challenge

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My son received a good school report recently, especially with his reading. As a reward we got him to choose of his choice to buy. Naturally it is based on a computer game but he is excited about the book. To encourage this enthusiasm, he has now joined the local library and signed up for […]