A guide for parents to prepare their children for school
How to prepare for a return to school if you or your child are anxious? Life has been so different for everyone this year and so full of change and continually changing rules and regulations. They haven’t seen their friends much if at all, missed out on so much. Not being able to see grandparents has had a terrible effect on both the children and the grandparents. The only constant in their life has been …
Primary Maths Catch Up
This Primary Maths Catch Up course is for you as a parent to use to learn techniques and strategies to then use with your child. I will be teaching you how to then teach your child. I won't be directly teaching them myself. The course has been designed and developed by me based on activities and teaching that I have done with my own one-to-one tutoring pupils and that have worked and helped them start …
Why board games are good for your brain
Kickstarting maths ability by playing old-style games  Playing card games One theory as to why more children seem to be struggling with certain aspects of number in maths is that as families we don’t sit and play board games or other counting games nearly as much as in previous generations.  Nowadays, children play exciting, colourful interactive games on tablets, phones and laptops at very young ages, and this grows significant pathways in certain parts of …
10 top tips to help overcome maths anxiety in your child!
These are some of the most common signs that your child may have maths anxiety: obviously upsetnervous habits like rubbing eyes or fidgetingtantrumstearsavoidance tactics like wanting the toilet or a drink or having broken pencil or not the right equipment …poor behaviourangerfrustrationunder-attainmentpoor working memorylack of confidencepassive behaviour (not joining in just letting it all pass them by)not wanting to do homeworkhelplessness If any of these things ring a bell with you about your child, the …