Think. Explore. Investigate. Wonder. Inquiry-based learning at its best!

Opening up the world to Grade 4s When reflecting on a theme with my Grade 4s, I am constantly amazed by what “sticks with them”. “I learned a lot [...]

By |2019-07-28T19:47:31+02:00July 26th, 2019|Broadacres Academy, Broadacres Academy Prep School Staff, Learning, Teaching|Comments Off on Think. Explore. Investigate. Wonder. Inquiry-based learning at its best!

Creating a Nurturing Learning Environment

Engaging in meaningful experiential learning Have you ever wondered just what needs to be in place to create a learning environment where children feel safe enough to learn on their [...]

By |2018-01-23T12:26:53+02:00January 22nd, 2018|Broadacres Academy, Learning|Comments Off on Creating a Nurturing Learning Environment

Give the children the time and effort they need.

"Effort plus Time equals Reward" This is a saying that my husband often uses.  I find it useful, as when it comes to anything in life, you will need both to be [...]

Learning from nature: a beautiful gift to cherish

I am an active lover of all nature, especially the beautiful creatures. Instinctively many children withdraw and are wary of insects and reptiles. As children are naturally more empathetic with [...]

Broadacres Academy opens Tutor Centre – Jan 2017

Think back to your school days … and probably many of us can remember some bad experiences at school. Did you find school tedious and boring? Did you question the [...]

By |2016-09-26T11:47:01+02:00August 23rd, 2016|Broadacres Academy, Learning, Press Room News, Tutor Centre|Comments Off on Broadacres Academy opens Tutor Centre – Jan 2017

Baking with children gets their creative juices flowing!

Baking with my Mom and Granny are some of my fondest childhood memories. Little did I know just how much they were teaching me through baking. Baking with your children [...]

By |2016-11-24T17:38:39+02:00June 1st, 2016|Creativity, Learning|Comments Off on Baking with children gets their creative juices flowing!

Encouraging children to learn – naturally and joyfully

Children are born with a natural desire to learn and make sense of the world. They explore through trial and error and they persevere until they get it right and [...]

By |2016-03-13T22:29:28+02:00March 11th, 2016|Early Childhood Development, Learning, Parenting|Comments Off on Encouraging children to learn – naturally and joyfully