July 29, 2021
TY Transition Year

TY – A Uniquely Irish Academic Year

The Transition Year programme, or TY as it is more commonly known, is a non-academic “gap” year that is thoroughly unique to the Irish secondary education […]
July 9, 2021
Summer Holiday ideas for kids to do

Fun Ideas for the Kids over The Summer Holiday

After weeks of school at home earlier this year, some parents have spoken to me of their dread of having the kids at home again over […]
July 5, 2021
holiday handwriting ideas

Ideas for Holiday Handwriting

Handwriting is a skill that is coming under pressure in these days of keyboards and touch screens. It is often debated whether handwriting should even be […]
June 8, 2021
learn about money

5 Ways to Help a Child Learn about Money

Learning about money is an important life skill.  It is a complicated one too. You have to distinguish between coins and notes and understand what gives […]
May 25, 2021
Guide to dyspraxia

A Brief Guide to Dyspraxia

Dyspraxia, or Developmental Co-ordination Disorder, is a disability that affects movement and coordination. When you are dressing, you don’t put on your coat first and then […]
May 10, 2021
standardised tests

Standardised Tests are Back for 2021

While standardised tests were not administered during the 2019/20 school year due to school closures because of the COVID-19 pandemic, these tests will be administered as […]