The transition from primary school to high school can be a difficult one. Along with an increased workload from an academic front, students often find a social shift going into these higher years.
Entering into these higher school years can be made easier if children are comfortable and confident from an academic standpoint. This can help take away the daunting nature of the increased workload and help kids stay on top of their school studies while their social lives adjust to the differences of high school years. Here’s a quick look at some of the key high school challenges and how Lynn’s Learning can assist in the educational challenges that your child may face.
More challenging school work
As your child moves from primary school to high school the concepts, classwork and home work that they receive will increase in difficulty while building upon the skills that they have learnt in primary school. It is vitally important at this stage that children have the support and opportunity to receive assistance in the areas that they are struggling in. At Lynn’s Learning we provide personalised tutoring programs to strengthen any weaknesses that may exist in your child’s skill set before they are compounded by fast moving new concepts taught in high school. If you feel like your child may be struggling in the later years of primary school, it is important to address these early – as it is much easier to fill any gaps in learning during grades 5 and 6 than it will be in middle or high schools years, as students have the added social pressures to cope with in these years as well.
Increase in study load
High school study loads increase quickly and while adjusting to this, students are also expected to manage their time and manage their own learning. This can leave students stressed and overwhelmed – and can result in a loss of self esteem, motivation and confidence if they feel like they are getting “left behind”. With tutoring, your high school age child will receive the study skills they need to help learn effectively and get through their work efficiently.
Starting high school can be challenging. Changes in environment, relationships, learning structure and study load can have a negative effect on your child’s confidence. While these changes are inevitable and difficult to control, Lynn’s Learning tutoring can help maintain your child’s academic confidence by giving the support and personalised academic training. As well as helping keep your child on track with their academic work, this type of assistance can also help improve confidence and self esteem in the classroom – a pathway for more efficient learning as they continue through school.
Freedom to ask questions
A fast-paced high school classroom can be a scary place to ask a question when you are struggling to grasp a key topic or new concept. Children in high school years will often feel judged embarrassed to ask questions in front of their peers for the fear of feeling stupid or dumb. At Lynn’s Learning, we provide a fun, judgement free space that encourages students to ask questions and have an open dialogue with our tutors. Students can come into our centres and openly ask their questions in a space that is away from the peer-pressured classroom. This provides students a safe place place to ask questions and ensure they stay on top of new concepts and topics at school.
Lynn’s Learning offers tailored primary and secondary school programs. As well as focusing on key academic concepts, we also broaden our tutoring to problem solving questions, essay writing, creative writing and much more. Learn more about Lynn’s Learning Maths and English Tutoring.
Lynn’s Learning also offers a free assessment in which we can provide feedback on how your child is currently performing in their Maths and English studies. You can book in for your obligation free assessment today here>