Why is exercise good for children?

Caroline Ridgeway founder of Beau Body Fitness and parent of 2 young girls, talks to us about how she sees “movement” as the main goal for children when thinking about physical health. She gives us insights into what we can do as parents to motivate, inspire, and engage our children at any age, to be physically active

A conversation about ADHD -Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder

Sometimes they develop their own coping mechanisms and they get through life, if not and they’ve become disruptive to other children, you need a diagnosis to help them. It’s a label. Ultimately the end point of a diagnosis of ADHD, is getting on medication. There are no alternative therapies, at least not offered by the NHS.

A conversation about autism

On a good day it is fascinating to see how his brain works, he comes up with things from a weird angle, it’s really interesting. 

A conversation about dyslexia

Yes, it helps as a parent, to come to terms with the way your child is. It has given me permission to give Ella the time and space that she needs. It’s prompted us to go after the different resources and go to see specialist. 

Helping with homework – a guide

Helping your child with homework can have long lasting positive effects for you and your child, beyond completing the homework task, but it we all know that it can also be a source of arguments and stress for everyone involved. We have created a guide to help you, help your child.

How to help your child to study – a guide

Learning can only happen when a person is focused, motivated and comfortable. Follow this guide and your efforts will go a long way to helping your child to be a great learner.

Fluency in Maths

Fluency in maths is working out complex maths problems easily and effortlessly. This is a goal set out for all children in the national curriculum throughout all the Key Stages, from primary school to ‘A’ level.

Learning Styles

Quite often children might choose a particular way that they enjoy learning because of habit, personality, what they’ve been taught to do or what comes most naturally. All children have a mix of ways that they prefer to learn.These choices are known as ‘learning styles.’