11 Nov 2015
How to Teach Your Child to be a Leader

Some children are born leaders; prime ministers or CEOs in the making. Other children are naturally quieter and more reserved. But all children have the skills of leadership within them, waiting to become our future politicians, captains of industry and community leaders.

What does leadership look like in an educational setting? Think of the leaders in your daily lives, and the qualities we expect them to display: leading by example, encouraging cooperation, and strategically planning for the future. These are the qualities we expect from students and their educators.

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09 Oct 2015
Making Friends with Phonics

As your child starts school for the first time, they will face a number of new opportunities and challenges. One key skill that they will develop is their reading ability. But learning to read for the first time can be a daunting task for both children and their parents. This is where “phonics” can help. Many parents of new readers will have heard about the connection between “phonics” and reading. But what are phonics? And why are they so important?

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