Author Archives: Sally-Jayne

A is also for…

Again!  This is just a quick note for anyone who has been following this blog who hasn’t joined me in my new home at  The alphabet series on here was a really popular one, and we are going through … Continue reading

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See You Over There

This blog has now been moved to its new home on my website, so I won’t be posting anything else on here. I just want to take this opportunity to thank everybody who has signed up for email alerts of … Continue reading

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What are the benefits of private tuition?

With a private tutor your child will get individual, targeted help. The tutor will assess your child to find out what their strengths and weaknesses are, and then focus solely on those areas where your child needs help. Everyone learns … Continue reading

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Why the English are being left behind in the world of business

Today’s post is a guest post from my lovely husband, Ian. In my work as a Blue Badge tourist guide, I have the opportunity to meet people from all around the world, from all walks of life.  The job also … Continue reading

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Ian Noon: The impact of concentration fatigue on deaf children should be factored in

Originally posted on The Limping Chicken:
I went to a great conference today. It was riveting and I was hooked on pretty much every word. And then I got home and collapsed on the sofa. I’m not just tired, I’m…

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How can I help my child with their homework?

It’s difficult. You want to support your child with their homework, but you don’t want to do it for them. So, how much help should you give them and what’s the best way to go about it? The first thing … Continue reading

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How can I help my child with their maths homework?

As a private maths tutor, I often get asked by parents, “How can I support my child with their maths homework without doing it for them?” In the short-term, the best thing you can do, is to read through it … Continue reading

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How can I help my child with their English homework?

As a tutor, one of the questions I get asked most often by parents is, “How can I help my child with their homework?” They understand that they shouldn’t be doing the homework for their child, but are not sure … Continue reading

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Deaf Awareness Week – What Can You Do?

Today is the last day of Deaf Awareness Week 2013, so it’s time to look at how you can be more Deaf aware. First of all, to gain the attention of a deaf person, tap them lightly on the shoulder … Continue reading

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Deaf Studies in a School for the Deaf

Throughout Foundation Stage (Nursery and Reception aged children are mixed together) children are exposed to both English and BSL. Some of the teachers have English as their first language, and some have BSL as their first language, so the children … Continue reading

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