Posts Tagged ‘back to school’

London Mums back to school newsletter

Sep 08 2016

Dear London Mums,

School could not come soon enough but at the same time going back to school can be a tricky process for young children and parents. Admittedly my son and I ticked all boxes in a research from Explore Learning that has found what parents say their kids most worry about when returning to school. It’s no surprise that kids dread going back to school, 56% say kids struggle to get back into the school routine, 50% say early mornings are the hardest, 50% of parents in the UK pointed to the early morning starts and a third of kids struggle to cope with the reintroduction of homework.

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How to avoid Summer regression

Aug 31 2016

JK Educate debunk the myths around your child’s education. Avoid Summer Regression! We all hear how important it is that children avoid forgetting what they’ve learned and losing their learning momentum during the long holidays. This is often called Summer Regression, which sounds quite alarming, but in truth you can prevent it very easily!

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Win a Back to School Stationery Bundle from 3M worth more than £80!

Jul 21 2015

Are you busy getting your kids kitted out ready for back to school? Then let 3M take some of the pressure away by entering this fantastic competition to win everything they need for their studies!

To celebrate the start of the new school year (and the end of six weeks of chaos for you!), we’ve teamed up with the Post-it Scotch Brands from 3M to give one of you the chance to win the perfect Back to School Stationary kit worth more than £80.

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BACK TO SCHOOL AND BACK TO SLEEP & ‘NORMALITY’

Aug 31 2014

Is there any such thing as normality with kids? Of course not, but a decent routine is likely to help us run a smooth family life.

With children heading back to school after the long Summer break, it’s important to help them get back into a sleeping schedule to ensure they are well rested and prepared for the day ahead. As a bonus, more sleep for the children generally means more sleep for parents too! To add to that it is crucial to also reassure them that school is fun and help them get back into a learning mode. We know how hard the first few days after the school holidays can be. To help you get back to some sort of ‘normality’, I have gathered great tips from two experts.

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Fairtrade school uniform – have you swapped?

Jul 10 2013

With back to school steadily creeping up, parents will have the same old concern that they have year on year, buying the ‘right’ school uniform. However recently, buying the ‘right’ school uniform no longer just means the correct uniform for the school, which fits well, washes well, is comfortable and increasingly fashionable etc.  Nowadays the ‘right’ uniform should also be ethical and more schools are including an ethical uniform alternative as part of their approach to sustainability and fairness.

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