The way we talk to our children becomes their inner voice

By Ms Jackie Becher At EtonHouse Schools and Pre-schools we respect young children and people. This lies at the heart of our curriculum and our policies. When speaking with children and young people EtonHouse expects our staff to be mindful of their thinking and emotions. We regularly talk wit...[Read more ]

Deconstructing the Learning Space of an EtonHouse School

By Ms Jackie Becher EtonHouse designs classrooms with your child’s learning in mind. Our teachers spend valuable time learning and thinking about how to create the optimal learning space for your child so they can reach their highest potential. Influenced by the educators of Reggio Emilia and t...[Read more ]

Toilet training – where to begin?

By Ms. Carmen Beginning toilet training is an exciting time for parents, but it can be difficult to know where to start. If you think it’s time to begin toilet training your child, there are a few things you should make sure of first. Is your child aware when they need to go to the toilet and ...[Read more ]

Children who bite

By Ms. Kath Biting is a common behaviour that we often see with infants. It’s not the most pleasant of behaviours to experience but it’s important to understand why it happens and explore strategies to eliminate it. Toddlers express themselves in many ways when they’re excited, angry, over stimul...[Read more ]

Super Skill set – Executive Function

By Ms. Lynn Pendleton Executive function is not a term many parents will have heard of but scientists and researchers are recognizing that it is one of the most important skill sets that young children can develop for future success academically, socially and personally. Well-developed Executiv...[Read more ]

Parents With Separation Anxiety

Leaving your child in the hands of teachers at school can be a difficult thing to do. I have put together a few things to consider that can help you get on with your day and celebrate your child’s journey into school. 1. Remind yourself that separation is a part of life. It is important for yo...[Read more ]

Teaching Arabic as a Second Language

With globalisation and increasing interaction between people from diverse linguistic and cultural backgrounds, how do we foster intercultural understanding and respect in our children? The current wave of globalisation is reinventing many cities and households, making them more diverse than in th...[Read more ]

The Importance of Praising Children


With having the pleasure of working with the ‘Reggio approach’ at EtonHouse Bahrain. I feel very encouraged and motivated for my students to explore and enjoy their learning experiences. I believe that children need to be nurtured and those positive simple words enhances a child’s confidence and ...[Read more ]

Why is play important?


All children learn through meaningful relationships, interactions and experiences. Creating meaningful play experiences for our children is one of the ways we can help them to foster a natural curiosity and interest in the world around them. Children need plenty of time and space in order to crea...[Read more ]

The Importance of Helping Hands in the Classroom

At Eton House all our children are special and we as educators are always thriving to promote their identity. The children at Eton House are happy and flourish each day like a flower. Through my observations and experience in a one on one or group setting helping hands has always been an i...[Read more ]

Starting School in A New Country

Our schools have wonderfully diverse groups of families with expatriate children making up at least sixty percent of our school communities - sharing learning journeys with them is our work and our passion. Our community of parents, children, teachers and administrators are from all over the w...[Read more ]

We Love Loose Parts


At Eton House we are Reggio Emilio inspired. We see the environment we provide for our children, as central to their learning. We refer to it as the third teacher, parents being the first teacher, teachers’ the second and the environment we provide as the third. The way a learning space is des...[Read more ]

The Importance of Sensory Play in under 2 year olds.

Our children learn through their play every hour of every day in unique and amazing ways. Children learn through touching, hearing, seeing, smelling, moving and of course tasting all the different things in their environment.Sensory activities such as sand, paint, playdough, dry rice and ...[Read more ]

Eton House Bahrain Curriculum

Our goal at Eton House is to provide a thoughtfully considered and aesthetically beautiful learning environment, designed to stimulate the learning and development of young children 18 months to six years of age.Our curriculum is inspired by our understanding of the work undertaken in the wo...[Read more ]

Following a Child’s Inquiry

Students are the heart of the curriculum at Eton House, Bahrain and we encourage and support secure and trusting relationships between school and home.We offer flexibility to enable children to explore and learn through play. From my own personal experience all children are unique and a presch...[Read more ]

This page was last edited on September 20, 2017