Etiqueta 'Schools closed'
First day outside for children under 14.

Out and About

The Kids Are Back In Town

Children just want to be occupied and are generally very willing to learn something new, as long as it’s not presented as a boring chore!

Peter Clover30/04/2020 09:27

New Size Jay's English class


The Tutor’s role – A support for the future

Effective tutoring works but it starts with the right connectivity in the first place.

Julie Holdsworth29/04/2020 12:08

Dr Lucy Russell’s photo

Practical Parenting

We are not alright

“Our kids are watching and learning about how to respond to stress and uncertainty”

Julie Waller & Barbora Sollerova10/04/2020 11:42

Working from home during lockdown

Lockdown at Home

‘Life in Lockdown’ Series 2

With this ‘can do’ attitude and our team spirit, an endless number of activities and proposals are being created with more focus on our students’ well-being.

Margaret Morris and Rebeca Garcia Bello06/04/2020 12:48


Fun for children

“I think it is an excellent idea for the police to entertain lockdown children...”

Jason Moore04/04/2020 10:08

Encouraging imagination in our children during the lockdown

Practical Parenting

Imagine! “Imagine all the people, Living life in peace” (Lennon)

Our brains do not actually know the difference between reality and an imagined state.

Julie Waller & Barbora Sollerova02/04/2020 11:15

Lockdown at Home

'Life in Lockdown' Series: A time to reflect and a time to connect

After some very comforting words from our teachers and a deep breath of fresh air I realised that, going forwards, my 'prison school' was going to be more fun, more light hearted, less rigid and more about meeting my needs too.

Margaret Morris and Sarah Simidian30/03/2020 14:07

Spread of the coronavirus disease (COVID-19) in Britain

Practical Parenting

Keep Calm and ....... Do what?

Children are directly affected by our response to this crisis. So maybe think of it as a teaching and learning opportunity...

Julie Waller & Barbora Sollerova26/03/2020 09:55



Crisis Management - Making the best use of the Internet

Are you a good role model or have you been sucked into staring at your phone, facebook or whatsapp instead of giving someone or an activity the gift of your full attention?

Julie Holdsworth25/03/2020 10:59

Thank goodness we live on an island.

My Column

Thoughts of an isolated old codger

This Orwellian nightmare could well be repeated elsewhere if the figures continue to rise unstoppably, as they still are in Spain (though mercifully not, or not yet, in the Balearics.)

Donald Trelford22/03/2020 14:26

Learning from home

Practical Parenting

Lockdown – a parenting opportunity?

The lockdown is challenging, but with a positive mindset we can celebrate our creativity, encourage our children to take ownership of their boredom and listen carefully to their suggestions.

Julie Waller & Barbora Sollerova19/03/2020 04:01