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

Repton Abu Dhabi to Re-open – August 30th, 2020

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Based on extensive research and consultation, we will be re-opening on the 30th of August with the Half Day model proposed by ADEK: Face-to-face learning every day for all students, 50% of students in the morning (3 hours in school), 50% of students in the afternoon (3 hours in school). Remote Learning for the remaining 50% (3 hours at home). … Read More

Summer Series – 19th July – 27th August

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We are thrilled to announce the launch of our first Repton Family of School Summer Series: 19th July – 27th August, in exclusivity for our current and future Repton Abu Dhabi students, 6 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 … Read More

Repton School Abu Dhabi Receives Highest ADEK Rating for Distance Learning Performance

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Our school has recently received the highest rating of Developed from ADEK for our distance learning performance. Developed is the highest rating that can be awarded across 13 different Themes. This incredible news follows a two-day Distance Learning Evaluation which took place on Tuesday 16th June and Wednesday 17th June. The purpose of the visit was to evaluate our school’s … 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 with words like “quarantine” and “isolation” being used regularly. The key to taking care of your emotional wellbeing is understanding what makes you anxious and act accordingly. Start with these small steps that put together by our Wellbeing Advisor, Ms. Suzie Johnson from Repton Dubai: 1. Watch your language … 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. 1. Parents control what foods are available: You decide … 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

The Importance of Reading to Your Young Children

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There is no more important activity for preparing your child to succeed as a reader than reading aloud together.  Fill your story times with a variety of books.  Be consistent, be patient and watch the magic work.  Reading books aloud to children stimulates their imagination and expands their understanding of the world.  It helps them develop language and listening skills … Read More