Seven ways to build resilience in your child

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Written by Mr Peter Burton, Principal Over the past two years I have had many conversations with parents and staff on the comparative resilience of children. Many children are able to rebound from a set-back, pick themselves up, dust themselves down and get back into things – it is one of the wonderful parts of […]

Managing exam stress – six simple tips to help support your teen

Exam time can be tough. The pressure to do well can often lead students to feel stressed, anxious and overwhelmed. They may experience a fear of failing or performance anxiety. This is a lot for a teen to manage and for many, can be mentally and emotionally exhausting. According to mental health service ReachOut, “A […]

Benefits of Co-curricular Activities for Your Child

What Are the Benefits of Co-curricular Activities for Your Child? Participation in co-curricular activities is one of the most effective ways your child can support their growth, development and whole school experience. By encouraging your child to take part in co-curricular activities of their interest, you can foster their love for an activity/ies throughout their […]

It’s never too early to teach your child about mental health

In a recent Royal Children’s Hospital study, parents reported anxiety to be the second biggest health issue among their children. Talking mental health with your child allows them to develop the tools to stay mentally well early in life. This can lead to increased learning, positive social and emotional wellbeing, and a stronger ability to […]