What it means for play to be self selected
What is play and why is it important for our children? Teacher Tom gives some insightful examples into the importance of play for children.
Preparing Your Child To Start School
Practical tips for making your child's transition to 'big school' as smooth as possible.
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…
Why your child needs a positive disposition to themselves as a learner
The research tells us that children under the age of seven shouldn’t be focused on literacy and numeracy. Instead, neuroscience educator Nathan Wallis explains, they should be in free play,…
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 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…
How a growth mindset can be developed through play
(3:03 mins) How a growth mindset can be developed through play
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 has been unfairly disciplined at school?
In the school environment, there will be times when teachers feel the need to discipline your children. But, what can you do if your child says they’ve been disciplined unfairly?…
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.
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'.