By Dr Samantha Hornery, Education Manager During the year your child has learnt many important skills. School holidays are a great time to relax and have fun, but it can also be enough time for this important learning to be forgotten. To avoid this we have compiled a list of suggested activities, games and excursions to keep your child thinking during the holidays. You can use these ideas Read more
Apple’s iPad is one of the growing number of touch screen based electronic devices hitting our stores. With an appearance like laptop computers without a keyboard, the devices offer wonderful opportunities for entertainment and learning and have captured the imaginations of children and adults worldwide. The iPad can certainly entertain; you can watch movies, read books and magazines, share Read more
Dyslexia is one of the most common reading and literacy learning difficulty and yet it presents so many questions, primarily what is Dyslexia? We have attempted to answer the most common questions, and squash the myths, Read more
A great many children who are referred to Learning Links are experiencing difficulties in the area of reading. Some students experience problems in the mechanics of reading, for example phonological awareness, some experience problems comprehending what they read, whilst others experience problems in both of these areas. Many students do not see themselves as readers, even though they have Read more
The NAPLAN (National Assessment Program – Literacy & Numeracy) is held each year during May for students in Years 3, 5, 7 and 9. Students take part in Reading, Writing, Language Conventions (Spelling, Grammar & Punctuation) and Numeracy tests over the course of three days. NAPLAN can be a useful tool in determining whether your child may need help in aspects of their schooling. It Read more
How we can support your school As a not-for-profit charitable organisation with almost 50 years' experience in helping kids learn Learning Links can assist your school to effectively support children, young people and their families to overcome learning difficulties. We work collaboratively with your school, to help children and young people learn and reach their full potential. We Read more
At Learning Links, we know that school can be very challenging for some children, particularly those with learning difficulties and disabilities. Our experienced teachers understand that every child is unique, with their own goals, strengths and challenges. That’s why we work collaboratively with children, and their families, to identify exactly where the gaps are in their learning. We then Read more
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