Browsing Posts tagged australian education

Terms and holidays

Nearly two years ago we published a series of articles on the Australian education system. Since then we’ve published a number of ebooks that help relocating families with the transition to Australian school life.

When Mum started this blog our children weren’t yet at school; now I’m officially a school mum and two years later I feel much more at ease with the rhythm of school life in Australia, and in particular Sydney.

Ten week terms

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Help in the classroom

Any mum who has moved to Australia with school age children will tell you that getting involved with your children’s school is a great way to get to know other families in the community and feel more settled in your new home. There are plenty of opportunities to get involved; from providing help in the classroom, to school excursions, working bees and volunteering to work in the uniform shop.

All schools in Australia have a P&C Read more

Printable action plans

On Thursday Mum announced our new service; a range of printable action plans to assist with your move to Australia. Tomorrow we will be launching “A Smooth Switch to Australian Schooling”.

“A Smooth Switch to Australian Schooling” is your Australian Education Action Plan. The document enables you to determine the best time to move to Australia, and provides the information you need to understand the impact of your move on your child’s education. It is critical reading … Read more

Printable action plans

The aim of this blog is to provide help for mums moving to Australia. When we were preparing to leave the UK, I felt overwhelmed by the decisions and choices we needed to make. I had so many questions and checklists running around inside my head I found it difficult to sleep or to focus on anything else; this meant I didn’t enjoy our final months in the UK as much as I could have. The same … Read more