Working from home, learning from home: Behind Closed Doors

Philippa Thompson
01 May 2020
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Whilst in this enforced period of lockdown some parents are finding themselves thrown suddenly into new ways of working at home. However it is not as easy as it sounds to some. Whilst working, there is an additional role which is causing some consternation. The newly established role of the 'full time home educator'. This blog shares the experience of one parent who finds herself in this position and how she is trying to learn from the experience to support others.

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Learning from home - the best bits!

Liz, Parentkind
01 May 2020
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Imagine going from having a team of qualified, experienced, committed teachers expertly guiding you through your day; to learning independently, with only inexperienced, unqualified parents on hand to answer questions!

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Your Children Need You (even if they sometimes say they don't)

Sonia Hardwick
29 April 2020
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How can you help your child think about their future and their career choices during these unprecedented and uncertain times? When it comes to thinking about your child's future and the careers they may choose, you have a big influence on what they choose to do, although it may not always feel like that!

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Using PE with Joe to build your child’s relationship skills

Catherine Hine
29 April 2020
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Are you one of the million families making a morning workout with Joe Wicks part of your routine? Daily exercise time is not only a great way to keep fit but an opportunity to role model positive relationships with your children.

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A month in which our whole world changed

Ellie Harwood
29 April 2020
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On a Friday in mid-March, I picked up my daughter from after-school club at the usual time. The newsreader on the radio was talking about coronavirus. No one in Wales had died yet, but there were reports that about 60 people in the country had tested positive for Covid-19. It was rumoured the Welsh Government might close the schools to try and prevent the spread of the disease. Nonetheless, I fully expected we'd be back doing the school run the following Monday.

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