End of Year Reports – The Highs and Lows

Receiving your child’s report at the end of a school year is full of mixed emotions. For some parents, it simply confirms what they already knew, for some their expectation of their child’s ability and progress may be surpassed. For others, it can feel, at times, a little disheartening and confusing. In a world where…

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Online or Face-to-Face Tuition – which is best?

Up until Covid, I had never even considered online to be an option for Learn and Bloom. Now 3 years on, and many thousands of hours on Zoom later, I think very differently. I have tried to explain the benefits of both below and answer some of the frequently asked questions people have especially about…

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What should ‘reading at home’ look like?

I’m sure you have heard from your child’s school “Read every night at home”, but why do we say that and what can it actually look like? Reading is one of the most valuable tools and skills we pass to our children. Not so much the physical teaching of reading, but the love and passion…

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Talking To Children About World Events

Now we have access to so much technology 24/7, it is almost impossible to avoid seeing world events as they unfold. We are hit with news updates on our phones, on our social media and in the conversations we have. Even as adults this can at times be quite overwhelming. How is it for our…

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Maths KIRF’s what are they and why do they matter?

A common question we get asked is, ‘What can I be doing with my child at home to help with their maths’ With so many websites, games and apps at our fingertips, it can be hard to know where to start. The key thing we recommend here at Learn & Bloom is by learning their…

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