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Our school blog keeps the My Online Schooling community in the know. Keep up to date with our blog posts which cover interesting topics week to week!

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Bullying in 2019 and how to tackle it

Sadly, in 2019, bullying is still a wide-scale issue. According to a recent BBC article, an annual report has found that a fifth of young people in the UK have experienced bullying in the past year. The survey shows little to no improvement on last year’s data. It’s… Read More

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Stress management for children and young people

‘Stress’ is definitely a buzz-word in the adult world. Almost every adult can relate to feeling stressed; whether it’s the stress of work, raising a family or other grown-up responsibilities. But while we’re all so busy managing our own daily stresses, stress management for children and young people can often

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The benefits of learning languages at school

Learning languages at school can have so many benefits. Our brains are much better designed to learn languages before we reach puberty, so really, the sooner the better! Not only does it help your child become more aware of other cultures and societies, but it can have a positive knock-on

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Our top 12 educational apps per subject

There’s an app for absolutely everything these days. Whether it’s ideas for tonight’s dinner, upcoming concerts in your area or phone games for your cat, almost everything is (quite literally) at your fingertips. And educational support for your kids is no exception! Educational apps can be a fun and engaging

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Sleep and mental well-being in young people

Sleep and mental well-being in young people is an important link that can often be overlooked. Sleep is an essential mechanism that we need to survive. We all need sleep, but no more so than when we’re still growing and developing. A recent Guardian article points out the negative

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Celebrating National Poetry Day!

“I’m a great believer in poetry out of the classroom, in public places, on subways, trains, on cocktail napkins. I’d rather have my poems on the subway than around the seminar table at an MFA program.” —Billy Collins

This Thursday, 3rd of October, is National Poetry Day! It can

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Recently moved to Singapore? - Tips for British Families

Are you a British family who have recently moved to Singapore? You’re not alone! Singapore is a very popular place to live among people from the UK, with around 50,000 British expats currently living there. You’ll have most likely done all your research before the big move, but we thought

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Raising environmentally aware young people

Raising environmentally aware young people has never been as valuable as it is today. In this new technologically-advanced world, it’s easy for kids to go a day without any experience or contact with nature. Encouraging a respect for the planet in your children is a positive step that you, as

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Supporting your expat children with The Expat Kids Club

Whether it’s your first move abroad or your fourth, it can be hard to know where to start when it comes to supporting your expat kids. As parents, adjusting to a whole new environment is rarely easy, let alone the exhausting months of planning and organising it takes to get

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Schooling options in remote and rural Australia

Ever wondered about schooling options in rural or remote Australia? Living hundreds of miles away from the nearest city has its challenges. For some kids living in these areas, mainstream school just isn’t an option. Luckily, though, with the advances in technology and better internet coverage throughout the ‘outback’, accessing

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