5 Back-to-school Tips for Parents


The December holidays are over and children all over South Africa had to return to school this week. Parents are turning their attention to refocusing children on the demands of the new school year.

Getting started on the right foot can have a positive influence on your child’s academic performance and social interactions. With another disruptive year ahead of us, shifting between lockdown phases, and periods of online school, the following tips can assist in making the year easier and more successful back-to-school experience: Continue reading “5 Back-to-school Tips for Parents”

5 Helpful Tips To Make Homework A Success


Homework is an important part of the learning process as it helps students to better retain the information that they learned in school.

Parents can get a head-start by helping to establish good homework habits early, when the homework load is relatively light, as habits formed early on will stand them in good stead when the homework load gets more challenging.

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Top 5 Reasons Why Students Struggle With Maths


Difficulties with maths can come to light at any stage of a child’s schooling. Most students struggle with certain maths concepts at some point and for many, the problem goes beyond a few core concepts. It’s an ongoing problem that stops them from understanding maths most of the time.

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Choosing Extramural Activities For Your Child


Extramural activity is an activity that your child does over and above their schooling. Usually completed after school, the activity generally takes the form of a sport or a cultural activity like music, singing or dancing. Extramural activities provide a fun, stress-free environment for children of all ages to get some exercise and make friends outside of school.

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