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Meet the head of St Nicholas’ School

We caught up with the headmistress, Annette Whatmough, of the independent day school in Fleet How long have you been at St Nicholas’ School? I have been head at St Nicholas’ for more than 15 years...

Meet the Head of Hampshire Collegiate Prep School

We talk to Helen Donnelly the head of prep at Hampshire Collegiate, the Romsey-based prep school and nursery How long have you been at the prep school? I joined Hampshire Collegiate Prep School in September 2012. How...

Just How Important is Sleep to Your Child’s Development?

Our children are taught the importance of diet and exercise. Alarmingly, another vital aspect of our well-being is struggle for many parents - sleep.
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News: Laughter May Boost Learning

We all know laughter is the best medicine, but a team of French scientists has discovered humour appears to help toddlers learn.

Common parental learning and behavioural concerns

The following are some questions that are often asked of Educational Psychologists. Although each individual child is unique, with unique circumstances, there are some general responses that can be given to each scenario. Here...

Friends or Foes

Research on sibling relationships shows that siblings influence our personalities more than parents, friends and teachers do. Parents need to coach their siblings how to get along, avoid rivalry and build positive and warm relationships.  My...

Managing Child Behaviour Problems in Winter

This month’s topic ‘Managing child behaviour problems in winter’ can translate into ‘Managing child behaviour at Christmas’. Christmas, where celebrated, is often associated as a time of great joy, however, it can also be a...

Happy Kids, Happy Christmas

Emma Oliver’s conjured up some great ways to keep the children amused throughout the festive period. Wondering what to do with the children over the Christmas holiday? Think no more! Here are 24 cracking ideas...

Positive Parenting and the Power of Praise

Writer & blogger, (but mostly a mum), Emma Oliver ponders over the importance of getting it right as a parent when it comes to praise and positivity...

Give Your Child the Gift of Confident Communication

Talking Tips for Kids is a new website and free App that gives parents innovative new tools to help their child get a head start in the communication stakes. peech and Language Therapist Fiona...