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Exploring Mindfulness with Your Child
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Exploring Mindfulness with Your Child

There are lots of advantages to teaching your child mindfulness. It’s a popular meditation technique which helps a person become more present in a moment, reducing stress, inspiring positivity, boosting concentration and creativity, and generally just aiding relaxation. Mindfulness involves paying attention to one’s thoughts and senses in any given moment. I have teamed up …

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 …

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. …