The Importance of Curriculum Enhancements in a Child’s Education

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Our last article listed 7 research based benefits of Curriculum Enhancement. We have explained them in detail below: Boosting academic performance The inclusion of societies into our extra-curricular programme means children can delve deeper into the academic subjects of English, Maths, Science and Humanities. Societies give students the opportunity to learn what they want in a way that brings these … Read More

Foremarke School Dubai to Re-open – August 30th, 2020

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Further to the official approval by the KHDA, we are delighted to confirm that Foremarke will start the academic year 2020-21, with all pupils returning to our fantastic campus, for the whole day, every day. There will be some modest adjustments to drop off and pick up times for some year groups, to ‘stagger’ the arrival of larger groups of … Read More

Summer Series – 26th July – 27th August

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of our first Repton Family of School Summer Series: 26th July – 27th August, in exclusivity for our current and future Foremarke students, 5 weeks entirely free of charge! We know how long and hot the summer months can be and so wanted to support our community with a series of daily activities … Read More

The Importance of Curriculum Enhancements in a Child’s Education

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What are Curriculum Enhancements? In addition to an exciting and stimulating curriculum, throughout the year world-class schools also provide a wide range of opportunities for the children to explore their passions and to enhance their learning. These range from themed days and weeks, to assemblies, dress up days, musical and language lessons, sports clubs and fixtures, competitions, extra-curricular clubs and … Read More

How to be emotionally resilient during Covid-19

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We are in a situation where life is changing and unpredictable. Words like “quarantine” and “isolation” are being used regularly and triggering us to feel in danger. The key to taking care of your emotional wellbeing is understanding what makes you anxious and making changes. Start with these small steps that put together by our Wellbeing Advisor, Ms. Suzie Johnson from … Read More

Encouraging independence among children

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Encouraging your child to be independent will play a very important role in their character as an adult. It will give them a sense of responsibility, make them feel respected and improve their overall self-esteem.   It will also help them greatly in their learning journey as they take more initiative to complete tasks on their own.   There are 5 specific … Read More

The Importance of Practical Science

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The desire to understand and explore the world around us, has existed since before there were schools and will doubtless exist after schools as we know them, are a distant memory.   Over millennia men and women from all cultures and backgrounds have conducted experiments which have contributed to the shared knowledge of the human race.   But why is practical science so important to us here at Foremarke School Dubai?    One answer might be to encourage us … Read More

How mindfulness can help you and your child

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It is so important for you and your child to practice mindfulness in your daily lives, especially at a time when everything has turned upside down. What is mindfulness?Mindfulness means paying full attention to something. It means slowing down to really notice what you’re doing.  Being mindful is the opposite of rushing or multitasking.   When you’re mindful, you’re taking your time and … Read More

Top 10 Healthy Eating Tips

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Building and maintaining healthy habits is essential for wellbeing throughout these unprecedented times.  Healthy habits ensure that you and your family are eating healthily, getting enough sleep, exercising daily, relaxing and hydrating.    Marie Al-Nasrawi, Deputy Head, Repton Abu Dhabi has compiled 10 Healthy Eating Tips to support you in your efforts at home. Parents control what foods are available: You decide which … Read More

The Importance of Friendship for School-Age Children

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Friendship is of great importance for the wellbeing and development of school-age children. Studies have noted that children who are absent of friends can suffer from mental and emotional difficulties later in life. Having a friend provides children with more than just happy times with a companion. Friendship enables children to develop emotionally and ethically. As children interact with friends … Read More