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The Primary School Interview Diaries: Part 1

Here’s where I break the many months of silence… Choosing a school for your child (or watching your child be chosen or not) can be extremely…… Counter-intuitive. Every fiber of the mum in me just wants to reach for the … Continue reading

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It’s What You Make Of It

  Rockstar: Mum. Are you helping me out in school today? Me: <satisfactorily> Yes. (First day of school after the Easter hols, who knew I really did have a volunteer session coming up and could say that. Rockstar asks quite … Continue reading

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Notes on Learning to Read – How To Help Your Child by ESF Kindergarten (Part 2)

List of stuff you can do to help your child learn to read: 1)     Lots of pre-reading experiences. Listening to stories repeatedly, rhymes, songs. 2)     Point out text in the environment. Exit signs, billboards. 3)     Cover the rest of the … Continue reading

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