Follow us on:

Find useful tips, advice and stay up to date with our news and views with our blog

You are viewing blog unfiltered

Healthy breakfast

A healthy way to kick-start your day!

September 12, 2018

Everyone says breakfast is the most important meal of the day, but this is especially true for your child! We caught up with BEAR to hear their...

Read This Post

Summer competition winner announced!

We asked our members to share the ways they were seizing the summer with a fun photo competition, and we have a winner! The summer holidays are a time...

Read This Post

Back to school with confidence

September 11, 2018

Izzy went back to school feeling calm, confident and ready for a new adventure in Year 5! Izzy’s mum, Jess, shares her experience of how Explore...

Read This Post
Child in reception

The importance of reception year

August 23, 2018

Research shows that children who are taught well in their first year of school go on to achieve better GCSE results in English and maths. Reception...

Read This Post
Photo of children and tutor

What is surf club?

August 22, 2018

Surf club is a fun and creative part of your child’s Explore Learning session. Lauren Rhodes, a tutor from our Stourbridge centre, explains...

Read This Post

The stats behind back to school

How do parents and children feel about the exciting and challenging new school term? See if you agree with the stats in our infographic… We...

Read This Post
Family wellbeing

Start the new term happy!

August 13, 2018

How can you make sure your family gets back in to the swing of school life without a bump? Martha Provan, a working mum, shares her tips on balancing...

Read This Post

The ‘three-month dip’

August 10, 2018

Have you been getting ready to go to an Explore session and your child suddenly says ‘Do I have to go today?’ Here’s what might be going on…...

Read This Post
Ready for year 1

Get ready for year 1!

Is year 1 really that different to reception? Hayley Garland, a reception teacher in Surrey, explains why the answer is ‘yes’! Find out how you...

Read This Post
Alfie and his family

Bromley member’s thoughts on family will melt your heart

August 2, 2018

What does family mean to you? Alfie from our Bromley centre has been doing some work over the summer about his family and it’s too wonderful not...

Read This Post