Posts Tagged ‘children manchester summer holidays’

Shorter school holidays make for more successful students

Tuesday, May 21st, 2013

Last month Michael Gove, Education Minister, argued that pupils in England should spend more hours in school each day and have shorter holidays. Speaking at an education conference he said that the most successful education system (in East Asia) has both longer days and fewer holidays. He argues that our education system was designed to […]

Summer holiday quiz

Wednesday, August 1st, 2012

We thought we’d come up with something a bit different for this blog as we know you’ll have some days to fill with the kids. Here’s a quiz and activity session to keep those brain cells ticking over, encourage your child to use different resources to find the answer – tv, newspapers, the library, the […]

What to do over the summer holidays – Primary

Friday, July 20th, 2012

If you have children in primary school then you are probably already in the summer holidays or fast approaching them. If your child is in reception then this could be the first time that you are faced with six weeks trying to keep your child occupied. We thought we’d round up a few ways to […]