March 2020

Month

If you’re now teaching at home, it’s possible you may have come up against the odd hurdle. After all, teachers have training and time to prepare their lessons – a lot of people are being thrown in the deep end. Here are five ways you can go about planning lessons at home – don’t forget...
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We’re very aware that this is a challenging time for lots of families, not least because of the uncertainty around what schools new plans will be. Continuing your child’s education is a top priority for lots of families and we’re here to help in any way we can. One of the ways we’ve adapted is...
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The announcement that schools are closing this week, and will be closed until February half term, has shocked many people. For those of you who are home schooling at the moment, then please see our previous article with top tips on how to manage that. Many are considering getting a tutor as part of that...
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1. Don’t expect too much too quickly   The entire country is going through a massive change without much warning so please don’t put pressure on yourself to become the perfect educational professional overnight. It’s going to take a lot of families time to get their head around these changes and that’s absolutely fine. Set...
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Most of us need structure in our lives, and its development begins in early childhood. From a set bedtime routine, to a daily pattern for learning, having structure helps children in so many different ways, one of which is creating the self-discipline that allows them to learn and retain information.    At school Having a...
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Parks  There are many beautiful parks in and around Didsbury, perfect for learning about nature, exploring and getting active. Fletcher Moss Park alone has a beautiful botanical area, the river and plenty of space to run around in. Parks are a wonderful hybrid. You can run around and enjoy a physical education on swings, and...
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