Home learning tips for Sopra Steria
Home learning has been a challenge for parents across the county. Finding yourself in the role of teacher has been daunting for many, particularly when children start banding around terms like ‘past progressive’ and ‘the grid method’ - which, to our relief, has certainly nothing to do with birth control.
- To get parents that work for the company through the final few weeks of juggling WFH and home schooling
- Provide them with strategies to support their children’s mental health and wellbeing going forward - and their own.
Over the past year, so many parents have ‘compared and despaired’, believing that everyone else has done a better job of teaching their kids than them. As a result, part of the session focused on how we address these wonky thoughts and feelings, and put things into perspective.
As a former Headteacher who still works in schools, Sarah was able to give lots of reassurance. She also told one mum with children in Years 2 and 6 that there are no SATs this year, which made her very happy as that news had passed her by!
We don’t yet know the full impact of COVID-19 on children but, hopefully, most of them will settle back into school happily and healthily on March 8th (as their parents skip away into the distance).
We do know that many children will need support to rebuild their self-confidence, develop positive relationships once again and to be more resilient when they’re back on their own two feet.
So, if you would like to arrange a session for the parents at your school, or if you are involved with a parent group or PTA, then drop us an email or give us a call.
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