What to do if your children hate languagesMar 06 2023
- Last Updated on 05 March 2023
Do your children hate languages?
We generally aren’t keen on languages, and that has trickled down into GCSE choices, which no longer include a compulsory foreign language. Linguists are rare at A level and University language courses are closing. Because English is the global language of the moment. Duh? Why should we bother, blessed as we are. Let them do the legwork.
Credit to the Department of Education, they have got much MUCH better at teaching languages. The focus is now on practical communication and fluency over obsessive accuracy, for example. Our textbooks are more visually appealing and full of enriching cultural insights.
Would you like your child to be fluent in Chinese?Feb 28 2023
- Last Updated on 01 March 2023
- Monica Costa
Kensington Wade is an award-winning, bilingual nursery and prep school in west London for children aged 3-11. It is an exciting and new type of school – the first and only bilingual English-Chinese prep school in Europe which aims to provide pupils with the skills they will need to succeed in an ever-changing world.
Why teaching kids about money from a young age is importantFeb 27 2023
- Parenting Skills
- Last Updated on 27 February 2023
- Monica Costa
One of the things that you should be doing is teaching kids about money from a young age. Of course you don’t have to tell them all of the ins and outs of your financial situation, especially if you are struggling at the moment because you don’t want them to worry. But, you should be teaching them the basics of money management and then increasing their knowledge as they get older. In this article, we’re going to be taking a look at why it’s important, so keep reading if you would like to find out more.