All Posts by Lucy Parsons

[31] Teen Mental Health Today with Daniel Licence

1 in 10 young people have a diagnosed mental health problem – and 70% of those don’t get the proper intervention at an early enough age. We need to keep an open discussion about mental health, so we can learn more about the symptoms and reduce the problems. I speak today with Daniel Licence, a […]

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[30] The power of quality research and school libraries with Elizabeth Hutchinson

In this world of information-overload and ‘fake news’, the value of researching valuable information is a pressing skill for young people today; Librarians have the skills to teach children how to find such information. On today’s show, The School Success Formula meets with Elizabeth Hutchinson, and explores her goal in helping people find quality information […]

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[29] Learning a language the brain-friendly way with Karin Raffa

Learning a language is a testing experience for many of us. Under exam stress it’s even more off-putting. In this episode of The School Success Formula I speak with Karin Raffa to hear her tips on learning a language so it sticks, the importance of authentic motivation and how the brain learns. Her background in […]

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[28] How to make a success of your new year’s resolutions

As the new year beckons many people will be thinking about their goals for 2018 and they might be making new year’s resolutions. In today’s episode of The School Success Formula I wanted to talk about my experience of how to make a success of your goals and resolutions so that you and your children […]

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[27] Parents YOU matter

We’re drawing to the end of 2017 and I wanted to put together a podcast reflecting on what I’ve learned, through my business, over the last year. I thought of calling it my Christmas message, a bit like the queen, but that felt a little bit presumptuous. But, it is a message that I hope […]

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[26] How to help your teenager to get a good night’s sleep with Vicki Dawson

Sleep is vitally important to your child’s educational success. When I’ve been into schools around the country and as I’ve been working with my study skills coaching clients I’ve noticed that a lot of teenagers have fallen into very bad sleep habits. That’s why I wanted to find a sleep expert to share their wisdom […]

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[25] ADHD and ADD: Everything you need to support your child with Attention Deficit Disorder with Soli Lazarus

ADHD and ADD are neurological conditions that make it difficult for a child to sit still and concentrate. They can expend so much energy and attention on overcoming their natural impulses to move around that they can’t take in any other information, which clearly gets in the way of their learning. In this episode of […]

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Why I’ve applied to do a TEDx talk

This autumn I’ve applied to do not one, but two, TEDx talks. I’ve got my fingers crossed that one of them will say yes, whilst at the same time being slightly nervous about what I’ll do if both of them say yes. I wanted to blog about my TED journey and what it teaches me. […]

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