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Back to school: How to care for your children's mental health

The impact of the pandemic on children’s mental health has been described as ‘a crisis on top of a crisis’, with children’s mental health referrals expected to surge when schools return on Monday 8th March. It is with this in mind, that parents need to start getting to grips with their children’s fe...
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Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:31 am

School after lockdown: Caring for your children's mental health

The impact of the pandemic on children’s mental health has been described as ‘a crisis on top of a crisis’, with children’s mental health referrals expected to surge when schools return on Monday 8th March. It is with this in mind, that parents need to start getting to grips with their children’s fe...
Forum: Schools
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Thu Mar 04, 2021 11:29 am

What will exams look like after the pandemic?

What is the future of exams after the pandemic? For two years running now, the GCSEs and A Levels have been cancelled, and it has been up to the students’ teachers to come up with a grade. However, this has led to an inflation of grades – as most teachers will often overmark their students.  So, wh...
Forum: Schools
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Thu Feb 18, 2021 11:34 am

“Should I switch to an online school?”

Thinking of options for your children’s schooling?  In light of this week’s announcement that schools will open no sooner than March, it is normal to be considering whether traditional schooling is still the best way forward for your kids and your family.  Sophia High School was founded by a team of...
Forum: Schools
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Fri Jan 29, 2021 2:11 pm

What is working well in remote education?

Following the announcement of a return to remote learning for schools across England during what continues to be an unprecedented time in education, The Department for Education and OfSted have recently released a short guide on ‘What’s working well in Remote Education.’ This guide recognises both t...
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Tue Jan 26, 2021 5:47 pm

Re: Sophia EdTalks

Can my child get access to mental health services during the pandemic? Your child can still access emotional support from helplines, textlines and online chat services any time they need to. Childline , Samaritans and the YoungMinds Crisis Messenger all provide 24/7 support. The Mix is also providi...
Forum: Schools
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Tue Jan 19, 2021 11:04 am

Re: How can you make online home schooling work for your child - and you?

Such a great idea Jim, thank you for sharing. 
Being able to give children their own learning space will allow them to stay creative and inspired, while also giving parents the space to work - All the best on this project!
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Mon Jan 18, 2021 5:59 pm

Re: Sophia EdTalks

What is the difference between a physical and an online school?
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Forum: Schools
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Mon Jan 18, 2021 10:46 am

How can you make online home schooling work for your child - and you?

This week, as we start to wrap up week 2 of National Lockdown in the UK, parents across the UK are once again finding their feet as home educators; whether our normal roles see us as working parents, a stay-at-home parent, or part-time working parent. Working, parenting and teaching are three differ...
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Thu Jan 14, 2021 5:24 pm

Re: Sophia EdTalks

Should you choose an online school to help with the online learning? Despite the best effort from teachers and parents, students are still struggling to cope with what their school is offering them.  Parents are also getting frustrated, as many of them are working from home, and they do not have th...
Forum: Schools
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Thu Jan 14, 2021 4:56 pm

Re: Sophia EdTalks

How do our children keep learning, with schools closing down? Help your child continue learning even when schools are closed  You are already their teacher:  • As a parent or caregiver, you can support children’s learning even if you are not a trained teacher. • Even a few minutes every day sitting...
Forum: Schools
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Wed Jan 13, 2021 9:38 am

Re: Sophia EdTalks

This week, as we move into week 2 of National Lockdown in the UK, parents across the UK are once again finding their feet as home educators; whether our normal roles see us as working parents, a stay-at-home parent, or part-time working parent. Working, parenting and teaching are three different job...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 9
Mon Jan 11, 2021 6:25 pm

Re: Sophia EdTalks

How do we cope with closed schools?  - Caring for your children and yourself  Managing stress:   • This is a new and stressful situation – a range of reactions are completely normal for children and adults. Boys and girls and children of different ages will react in different ways. Some common reac...
Forum: Schools
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Sun Jan 10, 2021 7:03 pm

Re: Sophia EdTalks

Why can’t we go to school?  Helping children understand why schools are closed 1. Explain the virus:  • Explain what coronavirus is using simple words: “You know what it’s like to have a cold or the flu — how sometimes you get a cough or have a fever? The corona virus is a bit like that.  • Reassur...
Forum: Schools
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Fri Jan 08, 2021 9:18 am

Re: Sophia EdTalks

What is the current situation about school closures?    Boris Johnson has announced that all primary and secondary schools in England will have to close from Tuesday, January 5th, as England moves into a third national lockdown. The Prime Minister said schools will need to offer remote learning unt...
Forum: Schools
Replies: 9
Wed Jan 06, 2021 10:54 am