Posts Tagged ‘brain drain’

Avoid the summer slump

Tuesday, July 3rd, 2018

Brain drain… Is it a ‘thing’? Yes, without doubt. Many studies over the past 20 years have concluded that summer learning loss is real – not a myth. The facts are that children can: lose months of reading skills over the summer holiday take 6 weeks to regain skills that they ended the previous academic […]

The essential school holiday checklist for stress-free parenting

Friday, July 7th, 2017

Summer will be gone in the blink of an eye, and yet the holidays themselves seem to stretch on forever. It can be a stressful time planning activities for the kids, working and yet being¬†organised in time for September. Tempting as it is to drop everything and wait until the autumn term, we’ve some handy […]

The Big Benefits to Summer Learning

Monday, July 4th, 2016

With some schools in Manchester and Cheshire already breaking up for the summer, that means many children have almost two months off. And even if your child has a 6 week break, it’s still a LONG time without any learning whatsoever. Did you know that American studies have concluded that ‘brain drain’ is real? Children […]