What does open ended play mean?
Teacher Tom discussed the importance of open ended play and how encouraging this in today’s technology focused world is an important milestone that many of our children are missing out on.
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.
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...
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!
What is so good about a junkyard playground
Teacher Tom talks about the importance of giving our children different items that enables them to create their own 'play equipment'.
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…
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…
Helping your child learn without prompt dependency
Do you find yourself giving your child a lot of prompts when you’re trying to teach them something? Prompt dependency is when they become dependent on these clues to think…
How to communicate with your child’s school when you have a problem
When a child brings a problem at school to our attention we can very often jump to conclusions about what happened. Here Maggie gives some tips on how to stay…
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.
Why you should get involved in your child’s education
School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, discusses why parents should be involved in their child’s education (no matter how busy we are!) and what this looks like.