Podcasts

  • Episode 10: Study

    This buzz word is something we hear from the start of Year 7 all the way to the HSC. Join Alysha for the nitty gritty of study. The what, the why, the how and the where are all important elements of study to consider and in this episode we are going through them all!

    Click here to download a Mindmap Example.
    Click here to download a Cornell Notes Example.


  • Episode 9: Bouncing Book Buddies

    Reading, comprehension and writing for kiddies between the ages of three and six.

    We believe that reading is a super important skill that we all use every day. Often, our love for reading, our love for books and all things learning comes from when we are really little as well.

  • Episode 8: Protecting our Children's Eyes

    Alysha is joined with the owner of "School Shades", David Whetton for this episode of Breakaway's podcast.

    Eye health. We know how important it is.... But did you know that most of the damage is done when we are children?

    Why? Because we don't start wearing sunglasses until we are teenagers! David is on a mission to ensure that our children's eye health is just as important as wearing hats and protective clothing outside. Want to get School Shades for your school? David spends a great deal of time talking to executive staff and School P & C's to spread his message. You can find more information at: SchoolShades.com.au


  • Episode 7: Building Resilience at Home

    It is super important that to combat bullying and even the effects of everyday life on our kids that we provide opportunities for our kids to develop the tools required for resilience. We need our kids to be resilient so that they can continue to shine brightly, even when someone else is trying to extinguish their light. This episode runs through some practical tips on how we can help to build this for our kids at home!


  • Episode 6: Bullying and conversations with our kids

    This episode explores ways in which we can open up the conversation about Bullying and the impact it has on others - with our kids.

    You can click here to access the blog on the experiment. It also has conversations starters available at the bottom of the page!


  • Episode 5: Keeping our kid’s safe on the internet

    For those that missed it, the 5th of Feb was Safer Internet Day. It takes a village to make sure that our children are using technology correctly. This episode gives you some food for thought when it comes to teaching our children about technology, you might even find something useful for you!


  • Episode 4: Organisation for Year 11 and 12

    We've done Kindergarten and Year 7, now we are looking at organisation for Year 11 and 12. This is a super episode on all the little bits and pieces for senior students to think about and consider when it comes to assessment, organising study notes and achieving gold in their HSC.

    Click here to download additional material.


  • Episode 3: Questions for the Start of School

    We had lots of questions come through about starting Kindergarten! Join Katie in Episode 3 as she answers some of the most burning questions about the start of Kindy! Have a listen for advice on: finding the perfect fit for your child's shoes, what is the best size of bag, munch and crunch basics, home reading 101 and much, much more!


  • Episode 2: Starting Year 7

    The start of Year 7 is an exciting time! It is a different ball game to Primary School though. This episode goes through the major differences your child may experience during this often challenging time while giving you, the parent, tips with how to help your child navigate this change!


  • Episode 1: Preparing for Kindergarten

    Welcome to our brand new, Breakaway Tuition podcast.
    This first episode is about preparing your children for Kindergarten. Come and join Alysha and Katie as they discuss creating routines, making learning fun and dealing with nerves and separation anxiety.