How will you keep your children occupied over half-term?
𝑯𝒐𝒘 𝒘𝒊𝒍𝒍 𝒚𝒐𝒖 𝒌𝒆𝒆𝒑 𝒚𝒐𝒖𝒓 𝒄𝒉𝒊𝒍𝒅𝒓𝒆𝒏 𝒐𝒄𝒄𝒖𝒑𝒊𝒆𝒅 𝒐𝒗𝒆𝒓 𝒉𝒂𝒍𝒇-𝒕𝒆𝒓𝒎
Usually Chinese New Year is a brilliant opportunity for families to get together to celebrate and relax. In recent years, many families have seen it as the ideal time to fly off for a long weekend or even a week’s holiday to coincide with school’s half-term holiday.
𝑳𝒊𝒕𝒕𝒍𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒅𝒐 Sadly, the beginning of the Year of the Ox will be uncharacteristically quiet. Many facilities are closed and social distancing remains in place.
𝑫𝒊𝒔𝒓𝒖𝒑𝒕𝒆𝒅 𝒔𝒄𝒉𝒐𝒐𝒍𝒊𝒏𝒈 Over the last year, since Covid -19 began to impact on everyday life, few pupils have continued with their education as usual. Gaps are appearing, across many subjects, in pupils’ knowledge of the syllabus.
𝑨 𝒄𝒉𝒂𝒏𝒄𝒆 𝒕𝒐 𝒄𝒂𝒕𝒄𝒉-𝒖𝒑 The half-term week provides an opportunity for pupils to revisit topics that they have found challenging. Remote-schooling does not produce consistent results. Teachers are finding that whilst one pupil thrives with remote learning another struggles.
𝑼𝒏𝒆𝒗𝒆𝒏 𝒂𝒄𝒓𝒐𝒔𝒔 𝒕𝒉𝒆 𝒔𝒚𝒍𝒍𝒂𝒃𝒖𝒔 Teachers are also discovering that remote learning works better for some topics on the curriculum than others.
𝑨 𝒉𝒆𝒍𝒑𝒇𝒖𝒍 𝒕𝒖𝒕𝒐𝒓 The half-term holiday provides an opportunity to book a lesson or a few lessons with an experienced tutor to help your child come to terms with that difficult topic.
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