Month: April 2018

Community Connections

Students at Al Siraat College in Epping have embraced the Shoebox4Syria campaign, preparing thousands of gifts for Syrian children in refugee camps. Read the...

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Best of the Web: Tips for Reading to Kids, Why You Should be a Lazy Parent, and the Sadness of the Empty Nest

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.

Lessons in Resilience

Scott Harris suffered traumatic brain injury in a motorbike accident. Nine years later, he's redefined resilience. He tells his remarkable story, sharing the lessons...

Hey Diddle Diddle: Why Nursery Rhymes Produce Successful Readers | The Parents' Website

Hey Diddle Diddle: Why Nursery Rhymes Produce Successful Readers

Nursery rhymes might be unpopular with some parents, but as Diane Bourke explains, rhymers become readers.

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Get a Job: Tips for Teenagers on Finding Work

Part-time work for teenagers can give them money and independence. In this repost of her popular article, careers expert Helen Green offers some practical...

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Besting the Bullies: How Having Many Friends Can Make a Difference

New research shows that having a group of friends can help a child's resilience in the face of bullying.

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Best of the Web: Start Classes Later, Dance as Important as Maths, and Getting to Know My Child’s Dyslexia

Our selection of thought-provoking and useful articles from around the web on educating and raising children.