Laying the Groundwork: Fostering Growth from Birth to Brilliance with Maureen Chambers

Education and Parent Power Summit Topic: Fostering Growth from Birth to Brilliance   About Maureen Chambers Maureen Chambers is a multifaceted professional with a diverse career spanning over three decades. Her journey includes roles as a dedicated midwife, nurse, interior designer, floral designer, and property investor. Maureen is deeply committed to empowering parents and promoting […]

Words of Wonder: Fostering Creativity and Parent and Child Connection Through Reading and Writing by OBA

Education and Parent Power Summit Topic: Fostering Creativity and Parent and Child Connection Through Reading and Writing Oyinlola Bukky Akande’s, popularly known as OBA, commitment to human development and networking is crucial in empowering women from all walks of life. Her initiatives not only foster personal growth but also create a supportive community where women […]

From Girls to Grace: Supporting Your Daughter’s Confidence During Puberty by Yves Boothe

Education and Parent Power Summit Topic: Supporting Your Daughter’s Confidence During Puberty Yves Boothe is a Data-driven Digital Marketing Specialist with over 20 years of experience in the professional services industry. She is also the founder of Munãgiso, a Period Pants Brand (www.munagiso.com), recently launched to offer sustainable and comfortable menstrual products.       […]

The Balanced Midlife Parent: Managing Career, Kids, and Self-Care by Bukky Ayoade

Education and Parent Power Summit Topic: The Balanced Midlife Parent: Managing Career, Kids, and Self-Care Bukky, a Menopause Specialist, Pharmacist, and Certified Health and Wellness Coach with over 36 years of healthcare experience, is an expert in supporting midlife parents through holistic and evidence-based coaching. She is the CEO & Principal Consultant at Vibrant Midlife […]

Success Financial Planning for Your Child’s Major Life Moments by Channel 4’s Secret Millionaire Caroline Marsh

Education and Parent Power Summit Topic: Success Financial Planning for Your Child’s Major Life Moments Caroline Marsh’s session at the Education and Parent Power Summit focuses on “Empowering Parents to Prepare for their Child’s Financial Future”. This crucial topic addresses the importance of financial literacy, intentional planning and a strong understanding of money management for […]

Discovering the Art of Mixed Race Hair Care: Insights from a Dedicated Mother and Daughter

In a world where diversity is celebrated, understanding and embracing the unique needs of mixed race individuals, particularly when it comes to hair care, is paramount. Sally Kneeshaw, a dedicated mother to a mixed race child, embarked on a journey of discovery and learning to navigate the intricacies of caring for her child’s hair. In […]

The Importance of Extracurricular Activities

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  Academics, like we all think is a very important for our children. We want to give them the best start in life and the best opportunities. But in so doing, we tend to overlook one thing, extracurricular activities. This is probably one of the most important aspects in giving them that well-rounded education. It […]

Top 18 of ’18: Inspirational Speech by Head Boy and APG ACESAspire Winner

We kick start the year with some of our favourite 2018 APG moments. This was a truly inspirational speech by Anthony Abrahams, head boy and APG ACESAspire award winner. Anthony, a head boy at Langley Grammar School received the overall 2019 Inspirational Student of the Year Award and mesmerised the crowd with his truly inspirational […]

What Should You Do After The Grammar School Exams If ‘Selected’?

The grammar school results are out, and queries are coming in thick and fast. So, we thought we would create two posts explaining the options parents now have at their disposal if their children are deemed ‘selective’ or ‘unselective‘. Making Decisions After Being Deemed ‘Selective’. First, we would like to congratulate you and your child […]

Positive and Negative Impacts of Parenting Style

Positive and Negative Impacts of Parenting Styles According to psychologists, parents tend to have different ways of controlling or socialising their children. In addition, it is assumed that the primary role of every parent is to influence, teach and control or discipline their children. Having said that, it is important to note that each parenting […]

Importance of Affirming Your Children

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Importance of Affirming Your Children You have to be your child’s number one cheerleader and teacher.- Donia Narh Over the next 26 weeks, I will be sharing a number of strategies that I have successfully used over the years to effectively raise the self esteem and academic achievement of children and young people in various schools and […]

Note to Parents: 3 Things I learnt Working in London and Dubai

Special note from a science teacher to parents. As a Science teacher, I never struggled for work and was able to move from school to school easily. During my 5 year career, I spent 3 years teaching in London and the surrounding counties.  The students were very similar to a younger me, having been raised […]

Selective Test Information For Grammar Schools in Bexley

Now its time to register for grammar school selective tests, here is a little bit of information to guide you along. We have compiled a list of all the Bexley Grammar schools open days, registration dates as well as test dates to enable parents to register for the 11+. You can also click on the […]