What’s The Rush? It’s The Holidays And Time To Chill…

Harnessing motivation over the holidays

I am not sure if it is the weather or just the end of what feels like an incredibly long and arduous academic year. Motivation and energy has flown away. The holidays are beginning and the term is over, what is the plan for the next six weeks? What can you do to keep your child motivated this summer?

Before we go any further, remember a rest is important for both your children and you! I know that putting away the school uniform and turning off the alarm clock for the school run is crucial. Adjusting to a different pace and having a chance to flop gives the brain much needed rest to repair. However, after all the stop-start moments this year, I wanted to think about some ways to prepare your children for the next academic year and develop their independence. This is especially important for those moving into Year 6 with exams and interviews looming ahead. Read more...