Going to bed at the same time each night can help boost your child's academic performance. A study from the University College London found that a consistent bedtime is as important, if not more important that the amount of sleep a child gets. The study was published in July in the Journal of Epidemiology and Community Health and examined bedtimes and cognitive scores for 11,178 children.
An inconsistent bedtime may affect cognitive development because it disrupts circadian rhythms. Circadian rhythms in humans affect body temperature, alertness, appetite as well as sleep. Going to bed at the same time each night helps to promote good sleep by following the child's natural cycle of sleep.
In terms of the amount of sleep needed by children, experts recommend the following:
September 14, 2016
We have invested in a new online student information system. We will be rolling out different parts of the system including a parent and student portal that will allow you so see homework, grades and attendance. You will also be able to view and pay your bill online.
This system will also be the way we communicate emergency information to our families. As a first step we need to make sure we have the most current contact information for you. If you haven't already please download the attached document and fill out your contact information for us. Thank you!
Mr. Hawthorne has over 17 years of experience in education, both in K-12 and college environments. He is a native Oklahoman and a graduate of Oklahoma State University where he received the Truman Scholarship. He completed his Master's degree at Harvard University's Kennedy School of Government, and is working on his doctorate in education (curriculum, teaching, learning and leadership) at Northeastern University in Boston. Mr. Hawthorne is the Founding Head of School of Stonebridge Academy.