September 24, 2021
back to school

Back to School 2021/2022

Back to school for 2021/2022 is a lot more straightforward than last year. Words such as bubbles, pods, contact tracing, risk assessments, vaccinations are now part […]
September 22, 2021

Have you Heard about Lámh?

Over the summer I trained in Lámh and I am raving about it.  Lámh is a manual sign system used by children and adults with intellectual […]
September 21, 2021
weak reader

How to Support a Weak Reader

If your child is a weak reader, it is important to find out why, so that you can support them. In my experience, there are four […]
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 […]