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A child is a being under construction. There are phases of its construction in which it becomes more sensitive to the reception of certain stimuli. And the truth is that either these stimuli (kinesthetic, social, proprioceptive, etc.) are provided at a certain stage of their life, or, forever, it will not be possible to acquire with the same efficiency. As parents, we must be aware of this process and also be aware that we are all part of a team that is responsible  for something as important as ... a Child. 


Gascoigne Primary School, is part of this team. Our children are at a crucial stage of their future development; and we are part of their future.  

Thus, we will seek here, to stimulate the knowledge, the will and the perseverance of the parents. Each moment is a unique moment in which we have the opportunity through simple gestures, to do great things. And the symbiosis that is established with the children is perhaps the most important trace of its development.


As we know, it is impossible to dissociate cognitive development from the physical. This aspect is indisputable and has been scientifically proven by multiple studies.


Therefore, this page is dedicated to parents, to share some ideas and knowledge regarding how they can help their children in their free time, as well as providing articles of opinion regarding physical activity, rest and feeding and how they may play a key role in the balanced growth of all children.

Coordination Warm Up and SAQ Training (Speed - Agility - Quickness)

Here are some drills for trainer to improve the agility of their players. These different drills should be performed at high intensity and with maximum speed, just like in actual game situations.

Balanced Diet | It's AumSum Time

Balanced Diet. Proteins help in growth and repair of body. Vitamins and minerals protect our body from various diseases. Dietary fibres help to get rid of undigested food. Water plays a very important role in our body. Water helps us to get rid of liquid wastes in the form of sweat and urine.

The Importance of Sleep: 8 Scientific Health Benefits of Sleep + Sleeping Tips

Today we're going to talk about the importance of sleep and the 10 scientific health benefits of sleep.

Do the Bear Walk (Gross motor/Balance/Coordination/Self Regulation/ Brain Break)

"Do the Bear Walk" is a song to help children with their Gross motor skills, Balance, Coordination and Self Regulation in the classroom. Parents can do this at home too. It provides a superior ability to deal with day by day activities and at the same time, increases children motivation to learn. It's a super fun dance tune that will have the children up and moving to get them ready to learn.

Fitness Blender Kids Workout - 25 Minute Fun Workout for Kids at Home

Go at your own pace; take breaks when you need to, and have fun! Even at your home!