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Day in the Life of a Boarder

Day in the life of a boarder 
What’s it really like to go to boarding school? If you’ve read Harry Potter or other classic boarding school books, you might wonder if the real experience matches up to the stories. Now, all is revealed, with a day in the life of an Aldwickbury School boarder. 

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The Benefits of Learning Apps for Children

When learning is fun and engaging, it’s more likely to stick. And although many parents worry about the negative effects of too much screen time, there’s no doubt that interactive games and apps can be a valuable learning resource in this digital age – especially for children who prefer alternatives to book-based learning. Still not sure? Discover some of the benefits of educational apps for kids.
 

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The Importance of Play in the Mental Health of 4-7 year olds

If you’re the parent of a young child, you’ve probably marvelled at their ability to enter an imaginative fantasy world of play. Whether they’re by themselves or in a group, the importance of play seems to be hard-wired – but it’s more than just a fun way to spend their downtime. Following on from our February talk on “Balancing the play diet and the importance for boys’ mental health” from Dr Amanda Gummer, here we’ll explore the link between mental health and play, to discover why play is essential for healthy child development.
 

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