My child’s teacher is a bit slack. What can I do?
A lot of teachers are excellent, but then there’s the other ones…Here’s what to do if you think your child’s teacher is a bit slack, from Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur.
Preparing Your Child To Start School
Practical tips for making your child's transition to 'big school' as smooth as possible.
How can I safeguard my child’s wellbeing when they’re learning at home?
Isolation is hard on everyone and learning at home can be challenging, too. Principal Rob Walker discusses how to safeguard your child’s wellbeing at this time.
Should my child repeat a year at school?
Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, discusses whether or not children who aren’t progressing should repeat a year level, in what circumstances, and what effects this decision may have.
Responding to your child’s problems at school
In this video, Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, outlines the options parents have when choosing how to respond to problems their child is having at school.
What are the responsibilities of students when they’re learning at home?
What can we ask kids to take responsibility for when they’re learning at home? K-12 principal, Rob Walker, outlines some reasonable expectations.
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!
Is homework really necessary?
Andrew Oberthur, veteran Primary School Principal, dives into the sticky subject of homework: How much (if any), why it’s necessary, and what it should consist of.
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.
What can I do if my child’s unhappy at school?
In this video, Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, outlines the best way to approach your child’s school to talk about why they’re unhappy there, and what can be done to…
How can parents set up a good learning environment at home?
In this video, K-12 principal, Rob Walker, gives parents some tips for setting up a good physical working environment for kids at home, with advice on all the ergonomic, practical…