We found the following useful to help your child
To further extend your child's motor development, we suggest that you
visit the SAQ
website. SAQ specialise in developing Speed, Agility
and Quickness and have programmes available for any
ability from pre school children up to and including professional sports.
First Class Learning
Class Learning Mathematics Programme is structured to meet
the needs of primary and secondary school children
specifically in the UK. Topics include:
Number (addition, subtraction,
multiplication, division as well as fractions, percentages
Shape, space and measure
Subject content matches that used by the child in school
and is derived from The National Curriculum for England and
Wales and the 5-14 Programme for Scotland. more...
The First Class Learning English Programme is
a skills based programme structured to meet the needs of
primary and secondary school children specifically in the UK
and incorporates the successful Beat Dyslexia series. This
gives a structured, multi-sensory approach, which includes:
Learning to reading
Spelling and handwriting
Essentially a synthetic phonics programme, the
First Class Learning English programme is consistent with the
forthcoming changes in the teaching of reading in schools in
'KEY TO LEARNING' PHILOSOPHY
to Learning' is a unique educational programme based on
Vygotsky's ideas but benefiting from and developing out of the
latest worldwide research into children's learning. Our development programme for
pre school learning in the Early years has benefited from collaboration with 'Key
theoretical framework that forms the basis of 'Key to
Learning' Curriculum is Lev Vygotsky's social-cultural theory
of cognition and learning. He was the Russian Mozart of
Psychology, who taught us some fascinating things about the
process of growth and transformation.
is so special in Vygotsky's Theory that makes it so attractive
and relevant more than half a century after its conception?
It's a novel and unique way of viewing mental development.
proposed that mental tools are to the mind as mechanical tools
are to the body. Cultures use symbols, diagrams, models,
graphs, maps, language and other symbolic devices. Children
need to acquire these tools of the mind early, because it is
these tools that will enable them to succeed in formal
education. What's more, these cultural tools radically change
the process of learning, allowing children to organise and
regulate their own cognitive processes.