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Story Telling for Babies – 5 Reasons Why

3rd February 15

This week is national storytelling week and now that I have a 5 year old who has learnt to read I finally understand what all the pre-reading stuff was about.  I now know why the health visitor told me to read to my baby.  At the time I thought she was nuts – I could…


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Books Everywhere

18th June 14

“If you want your children to be intelligent, read them fairy tales. If you want them to be more intelligent, read them more fairy tales.” Albert Einstein. This Thursday will see the celebration of World Book Day when staff in schools and nurseries all over the country think of inventive ways in which to celebrate…


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Sleep Matters

18th June 14

In our last blog we wrote about new babies in families and ways in which to help settle older children with the changes that a sibling can bring. Whilst thinking of all the ways the family dynamic can change, one subject came up time and time again.


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New Year, New Babies

18th June 14

What wonderful news to learn there is another royal baby in the world, a little girl. We have also learnt of an Alumni baby born this morning so double reason to celebrate!


Educational tweets

15th January 14

The education network Last week this BBC News article cropped up on our twitter feed (@Parkhillschool1). Michael Wilshaw, the chief of Ofsted had spoken at the annual HMC conference where he told head teachers of Independent schools that they should sponsor academies rather than their current offering of “crumbs off your tables.”


A Restful Summer?

15th January 14

Often people think that schools close their doors on the last day of term, set the alarm and don’t open them again until 1st September. In any school that is not true as there are planning, curriculum, staff and child orientated meetings (to name a few). There are classrooms to set up; backing boards, creating…


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