School Refusal Fact Sheet

According to the ADAA, as many as five in 100 school-age children refuse to attend school. What happens when that child is yours? School refusal can happen for a variety of reasons and presents challenges for both you and your child. Since school participation is important for your child, it’s necessary to understand the facts […]

How to Overcome School Phobia

Weekday mornings are when the symptoms usually appear. You’ve woken up with a headache or stomach in knots. A doctor can’t find any physical reason for you to feel this way so often. Maybe you are excessively tired and had trouble getting to sleep the night before with nightmares disrupting your sleep. Perhaps you feel […]

Resources Available For Students And Parents Of Brook Road Academy

A student’s education and development shouldn’t be restricted to an 8am-3pm timeline, which is why we offer so many different resources and services to supplement our curriculum. The following are just a few of the resources we provide for our students and to the parents of our students alike; resources that can be used to […]

Are Private School Expenses Tax Deductible?

Private school tuition can be a bit costly, which means that many parents seek out different ways to help them save a bit of money on their children’s primary and secondary school education. Unfortunately, writing tuition fees off on your taxes is not one of them since the federal government does not allow you to […]

Summer Activities to Supplement School Curriculums

Although students deserve a much-needed break during their summer vacation, there’s no reason they can’t enjoy their summer and participate in activities that can benefit their school curriculum at the same time. This is especially true for students who may have struggled in certain subjects, have general issues with the learning environment of a school […]

Instilling Motivation And Drive In Students To Continue Their Education

Putting your children in the best position to succeed through good education is important. But, it doesn’t necessarily mean that they will take advantage of that position. Even the best education in the world won’t make much of a difference if your child simply isn’t motivated to learn. Motivation is something that a lot of […]

What To Do When Your Child Is Struggling In School

Every parent dreads hearing that their child is struggling academically. But, the truth is that many kids struggle at some time during their school career. No matter how much you try to help, as a parent, you may feel helpless in the face of falling grades, inappropriate behavior and urgent messages from the teacher. Here […]

How To Make Switching Schools Easier

Changing schools is a really big deal for children. Not only is switching schools a big deal to your child consciously, but subconsciously as well. With so many changes going on to them and around them, such a change can have a major impact whether they realize it or not. But, there are ways to […]

2 Common Reasons For Your Child To Transfer Schools

For most children, their school becomes nearly their entire universe. They make friends in school, they learn and adapt to new people in school, they may even make a few enemies in school. They develop interests, too–like sports or chess–and hopefully they’re able to get a good education in the process. But in some cases, […]

Encouraging Your Kids to Make Positive Friendships

Friendships have a powerful impact on kids, especially as they enter adolescence. Your child’s friends can influence their grades, what activities they choose to participate in, and how they behave. As kids approach their teen years the need to fit in starts to become increasingly important and they often form cliques who have similar interests, […]