Month: September 2016

Nicole Fitzsimons

Keeping Safe

Kate Fitzsimons lost her sister Nicole, pictured, in a motorbike accident in Thailand. Now she gives a powerful message to senior students: keep safe...

/ 29 September 2016

The Education Funding Debate

Funding for schools has been a hot topic this week, after the Australian Minister for Education Minister Simon Birmingham said that some 'wealthier private...

/ 29 September 2016
Parents and boy and girl sitting at table looking at schoolwork

Learning: Why Parents are so Important

What parents say and do have a critical impact on academic achievement, writes Sivanes Phillipson.

/ 29 September 2016
Blue and white artwork showing hundreds of items pouring out of top of screen

Best of the web

Not asking 'how was school', motivating teenagers and debilitating anxiety in children – a selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web...

/ 29 September 2016
Newhaven College Years 12 students with hands in the air

The Gift of Education

As part of a continuing series, The Parents' Website celebrates the great community work by Independent school students and staff.

/ 16 September 2016
Photo of child's leg hopping on hopscotch grid

Learning on your Feet

How 'active education' is producing healthier students - and bringing families together.

/ 16 September 2016
Looking down on female student studding on floor of library with book and laptop

How to Study and Increase your Marks

Andrew Fuller provides advice on the best ways to study.

/ 16 September 2016
Blue and white artwork showing hundreds of items pouring out of top of screen

Best of the Web

Asking your children the same three questions every night, de-stressing teens, exercise and academic results, and protests over uniforms – selection of thought-provoking and...

/ 16 September 2016
Black and white photo of boys sitting exams

How to Prepare for Tests and Exams

As the exam season approaches, Andrew Fuller offers great tips for surviving and thriving.

/ 2 September 2016