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Homeschooling Tips from Parent Influencers & Education Experts

As Lockdown 3 drags on, The Resident consults some of London’s most prominent parent-influencers on how to keep on top of homeschooling while keeping the peace… 

Santa's Grotto online: Santa at Home is the official online Santa's Grotto by Underbelly

Santa’s Grottos in London: Where to Meet Santa this Christmas

With London due to enter Tier 2 post lockdown, it looks like families can take a trip to visit Santa after all! The Resident picks out some of the best Santa’s grottos in London…

Santa's Grotto online: Santa at Home is the official online Santa's Grotto by Underbelly

Santa at Home Saves Christmas with Official Online Santa’s Grotto

Santa’s grottos have been hanging in the balance this year, so to create a grotto that can definitely go ahead, Covid or no Covid, Mr & Mrs Santa Claus have turned to the internet

Kids will love the Thames Rocket experience

10 Great ‘KidRated’ Things to Do in Half Term in London

Looking for ways to keep the kids entertained this half term? The Resident has teamed up with KidRated – a website where activities are ALL reviewed by children – to bring you some great ways to spend some quality family time together

Halloween in London: London Dungeon has partnered with Jägermeister to serve Halloween cocktails

Halloween 2020 in London: The Best Places to Get Your Freak On

Eager to get your freak on this Halloween? From the virtual to the socially distanced, and the family friendly to the gruesomely grown-up, there are plenty of spooky times to be had in London… 

Planetarium at Royal Observatory Greenwich reopens following lockdown

London’s Only Planetarium Reopens at Royal Observatory Greenwich

London’s only public planetarium has reopened just in time for half term at the Royal Observatory Greenwich

Firework displays in London: Alexandra Palace Fireworks Festival takes place over two days with comedy and a fun fair

Where to Watch the Fireworks in London

Fireworks are such a joy, and every year the capital’s biggest firework displays draw huge crowds. The larger fireworks displays tend to take place on the weekend closest to Bonfire Night, but some do take place on Guy Fawkes Night itself. Here are the best…

Orwell Park boarding and day school in Ipswich is a forest school with loads of outdoor space

Ad Feature The Benefits of Choosing a Boarding School in the Countryside

Choosing the right boarding school can be tricky. Adrian Brown, Headmaster at Orwell Park School – an independent school in Suffolk – believes that having access to the great outdoors benefits children in a big way

How Oakfield School in Dulwich coped with lockdown

Ad Feature How Should Schools Respond to Situations Like Lockdown?

In an emergency situation, such as the recent Covid-19 lockdown, independent schools should respond with clarity, creativity and positivity.

Forest School is an independent day school in Snaresbrook, north east London, offering outdoor learning, sports and excellent academic study

Ad Feature Forest School Hosts Virtual Open Day for 4+ & 11+ Entry in September 2021

While the coronavirus crisis continues to make face-to-face meetings difficult, parents are invited to explore this academically selective independent day school in north east London ‘virtually’