Nov 13 Academics, Opinion, Parenting Tips & Advice

Is it possible to do homework without a fight?

Homework is a common cause of arguments. Head of Middle School, Mr Brad Hilliard, gives his top tips for encouraging children to study.

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Sep 17 Parenting Tips & Advice

A Guide to Work Experience for Year 10s

Work experience is an important activity at Wesley College. But why?

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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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Aug 4 Interviews & Spotlights, Opinion, Parenting Tips & Advice, Teacher Spotlights

Spotlight On: Mathew Irving

Mr Mathew Irving is the Deputy Head (Academics and Strategy) at Wesley College. He gives us an insight into what business strategy looks like in a competitive school landscape.

 

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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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