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This edition of the Learning Potential Newsletter includes a range of articles for parents of primary school children, from talking tips to financial literacy. Great to share with families in your community through your newsletters, Facebook page, and other communications.
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'How was school today?' 'Good.'
After school conversations can often feel one sided. Here are some ideas to get the conversation flowing and stay connected during the busy school week.
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Money, money, money!
It's never too early to start learning about financial literacy and get into some good financial habits. There are lots of great resources for parents to help your child learn about money.
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Helping with maths homework
For most parents, primary school maths lessons are a distant memory! But there's still plenty you can do to help your primary schooler with their maths homework.
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Help your child prepare for big changes ahead
The pre-teen years can be challenging and a little resilience goes a long way. Find out how you can help your child develop the skills they need to get through life's ups and downs.
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'Tick, Tock, it's learning o'clock!
There's more you can do with a clock than just tell the time. Use a clock for some fun counting games, or get crafty to make your own clock.
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School reports can be a great learning tool
School reports can be a great way to check in with your child and start a conversation. Read the article for some tips about how to use school reports as a learning tool.

Children are using the internet daily to connect with each other and the world around them. It is important to empower students to make wise choices, to look after their digital reputation and keep themselves and others safe while navigating the internet, apps and forming their own relationships both online and offline.
The Carly Ryan Foundation with support from Australian Government Department of Social Services and the Government of South Australia is offering workshops in each state of Australia. These seminars will be offered to Year 5 - Year 12 school students.
The Carly Ryan Foundation also provides seminars for parents and the community and is a certified online safety program provider under the Office of the eSafety Commissioner’s certification scheme.
For more information about the seminars, click here. For more information about the Carly Ryan Foundation, click here. If you are interested in booking a session, please contact
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