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School Refusal Tips for Parents

Posted on June 26, 2018
If your child is experiencing anxiety going to school, believe it or not, it’s more common than you think. In most cases, symptoms of school refusal include a child that complains of physical symptoms right before it is time to go to school or a child that is constantly visiting the school nurse. If you allow your child to remain home, you will discover these so-called symptoms disappear quickly, only ...Read More

School Refusal Fact Sheet

Posted on May 22, 2018
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 about school refusal. Use this school refusal fact sheet to help you and your child ...Read More

Resources Available For Students And Parents Of Brook Road Academy

Posted on October 19, 2017
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 help improve student education, development and their ability to succeed in the future, whether it's ...Read More

Are Private School Expenses Tax Deductible?

Posted on September 29, 2017
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 deduct primary or secondary school expenses on your tax returns. However, there are a number ...Read More

Summer Activities to Supplement School Curriculums

Posted on June 30, 2017
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 or are looking to develop an interest in something that they want to pursue after ...Read More

Instilling Motivation And Drive In Students To Continue Their Education

Posted on June 19, 2017
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 students struggle with - and that a lot of parents struggle to provide. Fortunately, there ...Read More

What To Do When Your Child Is Struggling In School

Posted on April 4, 2017
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 are some strategies to help you and your child get through tough academic times. Don’t ...Read More

How To Make Switching Schools Easier

Posted on March 3, 2017
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 make this type of transition a little easier – both for your child and for ...Read More

Encouraging Your Kids to Make Positive Friendships

Posted on January 27, 2017
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, such as the jocks, the drama kids, the bookworms, etc. Children who have trouble making ...Read More

Encouraging Your Kids to Make Positive Friendships

Posted on January 17, 2017
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, such as the jocks, the drama kids, the bookworms, etc. Children who have trouble making ...Read More



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