It’s officially back to school season and many parents will be preparing to choose a pre-school as their child becomes eligible for ECCE funding. Here are our top tips and advice when it comes to choosing a pre-school for your little one…
Food Pyramid for a healthy, nutritious and varied diet for 1-5 year old children from Park Academy’s Chef Rohan. A guide for what should and should not be included in your child’s diet.
Starting ‘Big School’ is a big step for any child, and can be both exciting and all a little daunting for the children and for parents. Sarah Quinn shares some tips to help parents prepare their child for the transition to primary school.
As parents, we want the new school year to get off to a good start – for us and our children. Our Afterschool Coordinator, Charlene has put together five of the best tips for making your child’s back-to-school transition easier.
Some healthy, easy to prepare, lunchbox ideas and essentials from Park Academy’s Chef Rohan. Planning your child’s packed lunches for the whole school term will help you make sure they have a healthy, balanced diet when they go back to school.
At Park Academy, we know that children learn in many different ways, so we embrace a holistic approach to education from the very beginning. Our baby rooms provide many opportunities for exploration and children are enabled to learn actively within their surroundings.
Our guest blogger Annette from FourAcorns shares her advice on the best outdoor clothing for children…
Babies typically start with us at Park Academy around 6 months old. At this stage most have just begun their weaning journey and are starting to explore new foods and textures. Our team of chefs work closely with a child’s parents at this stage, gathering all the information they need to continue the process. We have lots of
Let’s face it, travelling with children is a vastly different experience and can make even the bravest of parents apprehensive! Between the airport and the flight, there is a lot of time to kill and a LOT of stuff that you will need! This is especially true when travelling with young children – but it
Ahhh…toilet training. It’s one of the biggest milestones in a young child’s life and can be one of the biggest challenges for a parent. This can be especially true for working parents, as they are not at home with their child during the day. However toilet training your toddler does not have to be a
Easter is just around the corner and that means one thing for children…chocolate and lots of it! Between the Easter Bunny’s visit, egg hunts and treats from family and friends, children can end up getting A LOT of chocolate all at once. While it is important to celebrate and enjoy treats every now and again,
“There are many little ways to enlarge your child’s world. Love of books is the best of all.” Jacqueline Kennedy As a parent it is really important to read aloud to your children, even before they can talk, as it improves your child’s language comprehension and vocabulary. Reading with your children can be a very