Top Tips for Working from Home
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Top Tips for Working from Home

Many of us have been forced to work from home this year due to the Coronavirus pandemic. We’ve transformed our living rooms, kitchens and even our bedrooms into makeshift offices, in order to continue working safely.  Although working from home does offer many benefits, like no long commutes to the office; home isn’t always the …

The Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities for Children
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The Benefits of Extra-Curricular Activities for Children

Does your child take part in extra-curricular activities? If not, it is certainly worth researching what clubs and classes you have in your local area.  Extra-curricular activities are incredibly beneficial for children. They introduce your child to new people, help your child to gain new skills and encourage your child to stay active. If you …

Finding love during the pandemic this Christmas
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Finding love during the pandemic this Christmas

Christmas is nearly here! In some ways it feels like it’s come around really quickly, it kind of only seems like a few weeks since last Christmas! But in other ways, this year has dragged on for SUCH a long time! The current pandemic really has made 2020 seem like a never-ending saga. One of …

Modern languages in a primary school setting, oui ou non?
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Modern languages in a primary school setting, oui ou non?

For many children, learning a modern language is not a lesson they are challenged with until they reach secondary school. But at Barrow Hills School, an independent co-educational prep school for children aged 2 to 13, being exposed to the words and sounds associated with a new language begins as early as the nursery years. …