Mar 9, 2021
Coping with Nerves
We’ve all been there. Pre-performance nerves are the most common feeling, even among professional performers. Most of us will have experienced the symptoms; dry mouth, sweaty hands, the shakes – none of which are obviously helpful as a musician or actor. If controlled effectively, however, these feelings and sense...
Feb 3, 2021
The Importance of Art for SEN students
‘’If inclusion is the goal for students with disabilities, then art classes should be a high priority. The arts can level the playing field, because
children with difficulties in academic subjects might excel at drawing,
Jul 14, 2020
Anti-Bullying Week 2020: United Against Bullying
Last Week, Anti-Bullying Alliance announced the theme of this year’s anti-bullying week which is ‘United Against Bullying’. Anti-Bullying Week will happen from Monday 16th -
Mar 2, 2021
Music and Dyslexia
Learning to play an instrument or to sing presents particular challenges for people with dyslexia. Why should we, as music teachers, parents, candidates or examiners be bothered about dyslexia? Well, some experts believe that between 5 and 10 percent of people have it, whereas others say as many as 17...
Jun 15, 2020
How to make YouTube safer for Kids
Let’s face it. Kids love YouTube. Whether they are watching funny videos, learning cool stuff or
uploading their own creations, they can stay pretty busy on the popular video channel. But, as we
all know, not everything...
Feb 18, 2021
Too much screen time?
Here’s what to do about it.
I’ll start by saying, this was meant to happen. Homeschooling and online tutoring have amplified a phenomenon that was already a tough one to battle. Children end up spending too much time in front of a computer, and after that in front of a mobile phone or tablet, simply because...
Sep 24, 2020
Back to school: post lock-down education
After weeks of national media speculation, school is back and the early feedback shows that only a minority of parents kept their children away because of...