Primary school age

what parents can do to support their children's learning

Encourage creativity in your children

Should you encourage creativity in your children?.A couple of years ago this clip http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=iG9CE55wbtY was released which shows Sir Ken Robinson, an English writer and international education in the arts advisor talking about the importance of fostering and developing children’s creativity. He quoted the case of Gillian Lynne whose love of dance had the unusually good

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Child sore knee

My child has injured his knee

What should I do? Knee injuries are all too common in sports-loving children, but unlike other sprains and strains they need to be dealt with especially carefully, as this particular joint is notorious for deteriorating in later life following a childhood accident. This is probably due to the knee being the largest joint in the

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my child has banged his head

My child has banged his head

Sooner or later even the most inactive child is going to suffer a bump to the head, and as a typical parent you’re going to feel like panicking. My child has banged his head what do I do? Actually, that’s about the worst thing you can do: You won’t act decisively and you may infect

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Child immunisation

Children’s vaccines for beginners

Over the years there have been lots of debates about the effectiveness of children’s vaccines and their possible side effects. With a huge amount of conflicting data, it can be hard for parents to know exactly what to do for the best. Which order do the vaccinations need to be administered? In the first 15

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