How important are report cards?
Report cards are important, says Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, but they only paint part of the picture of how your child is progressing at school, and parents need to understand this.
How will schools support students to continue learning at home?
COVID-19 has changed the way most kids are receiving their education at the moment. So, how will schools support learning when kids are no longer in classrooms? K-12 principal, Rob…
Preparing toddlers for childcare or preschool
(4:40 mins) When preparing your child for preschool here are three areas that are essential and they may not be what you think!
How can parents facilitate routines and schedules for kids learning at home?
K-12 Principal, Rob Walker, explains why it’s important to keep students in a routine while they’re learning at home, and suggests a few other things to keep in mind...
My child’s teacher isn’t communicating with me. What can I do?
In this video, Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, discusses how parents can approach a teacher who’s not communicating with them about what’s happening at school.
How schools and educators can help kids feel safe during bushfires
In this video Maggie Dent shares how schools and early learning centers can best support their students during tragic bushfires. This video gives practical tips and guidance to educators and…
How can I help my 4 – 8-year-old learn at home?
If you’ve got a little one at home, you’re probably wondering how you can best support them to learn at home. Principal Rob Walker has some ideas!
Is NAPLAN necessary?
NAPLAN testing has been pretty controversial. Primary school principal, Andrew Oberthur, discusses whether it still has a place in our classrooms, and what purpose it can serve.
Should I ask for my child to change classes?
Andrew Oberthur, Primary School Principal, talks about why it’s not always a good idea to ask for your child to change classes when they’re unhappy. Instead, parents and teachers need…
Why you might want to meet with your child’s school
In this video, Andrew Oberthur, a highly experienced school principal, outlines the reasons that parents usually seek to meet with their child’s school.
Preparing Your Child To Start School
Practical tips for making your child's transition to 'big school' as smooth as possible.