By Oghenefego Obaebor
As the summer holiday approaches and exam periods winding down, parents are once again overwhelmed with the thought of how they can keep their children creatively engaged during the summer holidays.
Summer is that time of the year when children are expected to relax and unwind after a long stretch of academic activities during the school year.
To leave parents with one less thing to worry about; Greensprings School said it has put together a fun filled summer school programme that would cater for children during this period. It added that it would keep children engaged creatively while ensuring they are in safe hands during the summer.
Head of Corporate Strategy, Greensprings School, Mr Uche Ogbu disclosed that this year’s summer program will hold from July 23rd – August 3rd, 2018 (1st intake) and August 6th – August 23rd, 2018 (second intake) at the Lekki and Anthony campuses of Greensprings School. While corroborating this, Ms. Helen Brocklesby, Director of Education, Greensprings schools said: “Greensprings summer school adopts a child-centered approach to engage the children creatively in fun and educative ways.
“Parents who want to give their children a solid head-start in life, especially at Pre-school level are encouraged to register their children for our summer school, as this will give them an opportunity to experience Greensprings and give them better insight on our child centered approach.”
She disclosed that parents in need of educational therapy or academic intervention in specific subjects such as Math, English and Science, can also register their children for summer school.
On her part, an elementary school teacher at Greensprings School and summer school coordinator, Mrs. Bola Odutayo highlighting some of the benefits of the summer school, adding that this year’s summer school will “allow children to learn useful home management skills, as well as get them rejuvenated and mentally ready for the new academic year.
She however noted that the summer school is open to children from other schools, between the ages of 3 months (crèche) and 16 years (secondary).” “Maximum security is guaranteed.
She said: “Activities lined up for the summer school include; ballet, art and craft; thinking skills; poise training; headgear (gele) tying, and make-up etc.”