Education Matters

How to help your son improve his learning

Posted by Bradley Barr on Aug 1, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Over the last 30 years, I have encountered hundreds of parent/teacher interviews, and I am almost always asked the same question … ‘What can my son do to improve?’

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Topics: Parenting tips, Boys' education, Study tips

Study vs rest: How to find a balanced study schedule during the holidays

Posted by Heath De Lany on Jul 1, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Striking the right balance for a healthy study schedule for the holiday period is a difficult task. This is particularly true for Year 12 students who are preparing for end of year examinations for either the HSC or IB Diploma.

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Topics: Study tips

Helping your son achieve academic success

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on May 19, 2016 6:00:00 AM

Every parent wants what’s best for their son and there are many different ways parents can assist their sons to achieve academic success. Andrew Fuller, child psychologist and author, provides multiple insights in his book ‘Help your child succeed at school’. We have adapted our favourite tips from this book to provide you with 7 simple tips you can implement at home that will have a significant positive effect on your son’s learning.

Our top 7 tips for helping your son achieve academic success are:

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Topics: Parenting tips, Boys' education, Boys learning, Study tips, Education

How to help your son reach his study personal best

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on May 10, 2016 6:00:00 AM

How much time should my son spend studying each night? I think this must be the most frequently asked question parents will ask as their son moves into the Senior School.

As a guide, our expectation for homework/study in Senior School is:

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Topics: Parenting tips, Boys' education, Homework, Boys learning, Study tips, Education

Top study techniques that work for boys

Posted by Trinity Grammar School on Mar 17, 2016 6:00:00 AM

There are a number of reports circulating that state boys are falling behind in their schooling. However, we believe that boys and girls have equal opportunity to succeed at school.

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Topics: Study tips