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’.
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…
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…
Helping kids cope with disappointment at school
Disappointment is a hard but important lesson for kids to learn, says ParentTV expert and Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, and an essential experience for building resilience.
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 can I help my child transition smoothly into school?
Andrew Oberthur, ParentTV expert and Primary School Principal, gives us the lowdown on what parents can do to help make the transition to Prep as smooth as possible for our…
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…
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.
Do kids still need to learn handwriting?
With iPads and computers in classrooms across the country, do kids still need to learn handwriting? Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, says they do.
How can I support my child as they transition between year levels at school?
Big changes and big feelings can make the transition from one year level at school to the next a difficult time for kids. Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, discusses how…
What can I do if my child’s having problems at school?
Primary School Principal, Andrew Oberthur, explains what questions parents should ask the principal or teachers at their child’s school to get to the bottom of any problems the child may…