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School results not what your teen expected?

School results not what your teen expected?


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By on 27 Jan, 2017 in Blog |

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 that you want to improve. Ask yourself – What didn’t work – what has to change? What factors contributed to this result? How much work was done and was it enough? Review the comments from your teacher from the last report card.  If you are still unclear on why a result was achieved you can contact that teacher or the school year advisor and ask for more information   The most important thing of all is to determine what your teen Teen learned from the last year –  What did they learn about themselves? How much work do they have to do to get the results they desire? What factors contributed to these results? What do they want to achieve this year?   Report Cards are a snapshot in time. Review them with this in mind, gather what information you can then put them away and look ahead to the new...

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5 tips to gain a fresh start to the school year

5 tips to gain a fresh start to the school year


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By on 18 Jan, 2017 in Blog, Parent Information, student organisation, Vision, Weekly Planning |

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 put everything away. Gather, sort and file away all the paper from the previous school year.  They should only keep what they value. Archive all soft copies and clean up their hard drive so they have room for the new year’s work. Clean their room and physical work spaces. Review their report cards from last year.  Learn what they can from the marks and comments, then put them away.   By doing these quick actions that should only take an hour or so, the previous year is reviewed and packed away allowing your high school student to focus on the year to come.  ...

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