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education

Inspiration, Kids, Parenting

Discover the extraordinary in the heart of Paddington!

We welcome you to explore our dynamic and caring school, St Francis of Assisi, Paddington. Our peaceful school in the heart of the city boasts state of the art facilities and modern learning environments.  We promote excellence in learning and teaching. Our dedicated team is committed to catering for the holistic development of each student in order to facilitate a lifelong love of learning. We embrace a Growth Mindset in order to be empowered, innovative and interconnected learners.  At St Francis of Assisi we provide opportunities to cater for the interests of all of our students. Through the Amadeus Program,…

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Kids, School holidays

Getting ready to go back to school: ten tips for parents

School holidays are almost finished and it’s time to get back into familiar routines as your child heads back to school. To help take some of the stress out of returning to school,  here is a Top Ten help list: 1. Find school equipment and check uniforms and shoes still fit – your child may have grown. Give yourself enough time to organise replacements or a uniform alternative if needed. 2. Encourage your child to check their school timetable if needed, pack their school bag, and get their lunch box, drink bottle and uniform ready. 3. Plan ahead for making…

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Kids, Parenting

The secret that improved my child’s grades by 40% in one term

HSC English demands a lot out of our teenagers. It starts off the HSC final exams in 2 hour blocks, and asks kids to write 3 – 4 1000 word essays in that time. With this in mind, it’s easy to see why so many students find it hard to excel in English. So how does this one tutoring company in Woollahra, NSW manage to pump out state ranking students year after year? And what can us parents learn from them to help our kids?  The secret to Concept Education’s excellence:  Out of 78,000 students that take English in NSW,…

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Kids, Parenting

From Struggling to Thriving: How Mums Are Helping Their Children in School

As a mother, there is nothing more important than ensuring your child’s success in school. But with so many demands on our time and resources, it can be difficult to know where to turn for help. That’s why many of us are turning to Tutero, an online tutoring service that is taking Australia by storm.  So… what is Tutero? Tutero offer personalised 1-on-1 online lessons that offer the best of both worlds: the convenience and flexibility of online learning, combined with the individual attention and expertise of a traditional tutor. Last year Tutero had over 1,250 happy parents and over…

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