READING … It has been said that in Grade 0 – 3 a child learns to read and from Grade 4 up, they read to learn. Learning to read is different from learning to communicate. Children are born with the inherent ability to learn to communicate, but they are not born with the inherent ability […]

If your child is struggling in class and needs help with English and maths skills, small group tutoring can help them catch up, keep up and get ahead. What is small-group tutoring? Small-group tutoring typically means a small student-to-teacher ratio, that is, a small number of students working with one teacher. It mimics the familiar […]

SOMETIMES LESS  IS MORE … Words like busy, tired, burnout, stress, overloaded and anxious are definite buzz words at the moment. These are words I am hearing about children more and more these days. When your friends and family ask how you are, is your answer “busy”? If so, then you need to read this.  There […]

The holiday season is a time for joy, celebration, and relaxation. It is a time when we can take a break from our everyday routines and spend quality time with family and friends. However, as the new year dawns, it is time to bid farewell to the festive season and return to the familiar classes […]

The end of the academic year often brings with it a wave of stress and anxiety for students. Final exams, looming deadlines, and the pressure to perform can create an overwhelming sense of unease. As a parent or guardian, it’s crucial to support your student during this challenging period and help them cope with year-end […]

It’s a common experience… your child sits down to work on Maths homework but very quickly becomes visibly stressed, frustrated, or upset. For many kids, doing Maths can seem like a daunting task, even a scary one. And while many do overcome it, some of us carry this Maths anxiety with us for much of […]

It’s normal for your child to get nervous before a test or quiz at school. The intensity of their anxiety though is dependent on how confident and calm they feel. It’s important for your child to properly prepare, practice healthy habits, and be optimistic about the results. Follow these tips to help ease test anxiety […]