Posts by Michaela

Encouraging your Under Fives to get Talking!

Children develop at their own pace but you can encourage communication skills and language development in young children by modelling good skills yourself. Communication can be broken down into 3 main areas: listening and attention, speaking and understanding. These are the building blocks for your child’s language development. Listening and Attention: Listening and attention skills develop from […]

Fundraising in PJs

Our Little Learners in Elm Park will be raising money for Children In Need by having not just a Pyjama Day but extending it for the whole week! Starting from Monday 14th November. The Pyjama Fun Day at Little Learners, Ilford was a huge success! A big thank you to our parents who helped us […]

How to Deal with Tantrums

Temper tantrums can be scary and the infamous ‘Terrible Twos’ stage can be daunting for parents. Don’t worry! It is normal for children to go through this stage as they begin to find their feet and their own voice. Here are 5 tantrum-busting ways to help you keep your cool when your little one loses theirs! 1. Don’t give […]

Applying for Primary School

Admissions for a September 2017 Reception school place are now open! If your child was born between 1st September 2012 and 31st August 2013,  now is the time to start applying for a primary school place for next September. How to apply Each council has its own admissions procedure. Please click on the council where you reside to find out your catchment […]

Roald Dahl Day

The 13th September 2016 marks the 100th birthday of world famous author, Roald Dahl. Reading List We’ve listed some of our favourite titles from the author. Charlie and the Chocolate Factory Charlie and the Great Glass Elevator Danny the Champion of the World Fantastic Mr Fox George’s Marvellous Medicine The BFG The Twits Resources Celebrate Roald Dahl’s […]