Sep 4 Parenting Tips & Advice

5 Tips to Help your Child Manage Stress During Exams

As we all know, there are times in our lives where we will encounter challenges that can cause stress and anxiety.  For many students, these challenges often begin to show in the leadup to and during exam time.

The question for most parent’s during this time is how can they help their student during these stressful times? Here on the blog, are a few recommended tips to help reduce stress & maintain perspective for your child.

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Apr 20 Parenting Tips & Advice

Activities to Keep Your Children Moving During COVID-19

With the Coronavirus keeping children at home, you’ll love these inventive ways to help them burn off energy!

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Mar 27 Parenting Tips & Advice

10 Tips for Setting Up a Space for Home Learning During Coronavirus

Coronavirus has changed everything. With more and more children about to start doing their schoolwork from home a lot of parents are asking: ‘How do I set up home workspace for my children during Covid-19?’ It’s an important question, so we thought it might be useful to come up with a few tips to help…

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Feb 19 Parenting Tips & Advice

What is nude food and why should we embrace it?

What if you could save the planet and feed your kids better all in one go? Chair of Wesley’s Sustainability Committee, Mrs Anna Sellings, has a plan…   Nude food is a huge topic at the moment. Parents always react to the phrase in the same way: a moment of confusion about the word ‘nude’…

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Feb 13 Parenting Tips & Advice

How do you help an anxious child?

All children are capable of their own form of greatness. But for many, anxiety shuts down their capability to discover their potential. How do you help children and teens take control of their anxiety and feel in control again? Guest blogger, Karen Young explains.

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Sep 5 Parenting Tips & Advice

Why alcohol is much more dangerous in the hands of people under 25

David Gillespie is a lawyer and social researcher, who has been delving into the complex business of the teenage brain and in 2019 released his latest book, Teen Brain. David, who has spoken previously at Wesley College, shares his thoughts here about the issue of teenagers and alcohol.   Too much booze can make us…

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Jul 8 Parenting Tips & Advice

Five podcasts you should be listening to, now!

Ms Lynette McGivern, Director of Service Learning & Leadership, shares her top five podcasts, perfect listening for over the holidays.

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Mar 1 Parenting Tips & Advice

Four lessons you can teach with a leaf!

Today marks the start of Autumn here in Perth. After a long, hot summer it’s a relief for all of us. Well, all of us who don’t have deciduous trees dropping endless leaves in the garden.

But, as you find yourself suddenly surrounded by nature’s debris why not seize the moment to use it as a teaching opportunity for your child?

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Nov 29 Parenting Tips & Advice

The best education will reveal itself 10 years after graduation

By Linda Stade   At what point do we judge the success of a child’s education? On the day of their graduation when they are beaming with joy and overflowing with potential? On the day they receive the results of their final exams? Wesley College Headmaster, David Gee, says… Neither. He says we should measure…

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