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5 Ways to Focus your Teens for the New Year

It is that time again.  After a summer of socialising, gaming and sleeping it is time to click back in for the new year of study.  Here are 5 strategies to share with your young people to increase focus for the new year: Set individual goals for desired...

Be strategic when allocating your study time

Students are over-studying in subjects they are good at.  The aim is to increase your ranking in a subject within your school. You want to be as close to the top of the class as you are able.  If you are already in the top 5 or 10 students for that...

Critique versus Criticism

People often confuse critique with criticism but they are quite different in definition and intent. The definitions for both are shown here:   Critique is to “evaluate (a theory or practice) in a detailed and analytical way.”      ...

Where is your teen’s head at?

Before the year starts and throughout the first term, it’s is good to consider where your Teen’s head is at. What is their attitude towards the new school year? Are they excited or distressed about school? If they are excited that is easy...

Transitioning back into school

As our teens head back to school, it is important for them to click back in.  Some teens are able to click in during the first week, and they find the transition back to school easier than those that take more time to settle into the school year. Part...

School results not what your teen expected?

If your Teen’s school results were not what any of you expected it is time to sit and have a chat and learn what you can from the last year.  First start with the positives. What went well, basically – what worked.  Then review the areas...

Preparing for your HSC (workshop) – How to do it your way

Everyone tells you that you need to prepare and ‘get ready’ for your HSC experience. But what does that really mean? Come and spend a fun afternoon with others going through the HSC and explore ways to make your final years of schooling a...

5 tips to gain a fresh start to the school year

It is time to close off last year and start fresh for the new school year.  For your high school students, here are 5 things they can do to close off the previous school year:   Unpack their school bag.  Empty it out, air it, give it a clean and...

Process to getting organised at the start of each term

Most people think that it is best to get organised in Year 11. Wouldn’t it be wonderful if you started getting organised in the Years 7 – 10. My thinking is that it is better to have all your good habits and practices in place well before the...

What type of year do you want to have?

It is now time to get back into the swing of things. You have had your holidays and it is time to reset for the New Year. Before you start it is really important to know where you are going and then what you have to do to get there. Here are a few tips...