Monday 23rd April – Day to day at Elisa’s Tutorial School

Learning about the world we live in and how to take care of it is another subject we often study and today we looked at recycling in conjunction with my book ‘Frankie The Little Adventurer’. We discussed the things we can recycle in our area and how we can...

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A typical session in one of Elisa’s Tutorial School children’s writing workshops

Creative writing is one of the most challenging and rewarding aspects of learning. It is not just important because it is a part of the curriculum but because research shows that children who are good at creative writing are better achievers all round. Those pupils who have mastered it...

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Saturday 21st April – Day to day at Elisa’s Tutorial School

Mindfulness is something that we practise with our children of all age groups and today we looked at my book, ‘Me, You and the Ocean’. We have looked at the questions in the book…and children have drawn their ocean pictures and their imagined sea creatures in the deep blue...

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Wednesday 18th April – Day to day at Elisa’s Tutorial School

A fun session this afternoon with one of our younger pupils who is just beginning to recognise and understand the letters of the alphabet – these flash cards with letters and bright fun pictures have with helped tremendously.

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Tuesday 17th April – Day to day at Elisa’s Tutorial School

Today we have been reading the Winnie the Pooh story Piglet is Rescued…children have learnt different words to describe the weather! Look at words like: Rainy           Grey Cold              Hot Sticky            Cloudy Windy     ...

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Monday 16th April…Day to Day at Elisa’s Tutorial School

We have been having lots of fun with our 4 and 5 year olds today…making up our own Mr Men stories – developing language, imagination and talking about emotions. using the little figurines. Try this at home with your little ones.

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Being Left-Handed in a Right-Handed World

Did you know that 1 in 10 people are left-handed? Just like many minorities, this means that they might be under-achieving in subjects like English, science, computing and design & technology. But why would that be? What could be the connection between being left-handed and not performing on par...

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