It is more and more frequent to find families who are confused by their children’s low results, children and teenagers who, for one reason or another, are not advancing as would be expected. Generally, this poor school performance appears when the academic years and programmes become more demanding.
When faced with this situation, parents turn to different professionals to search for causes to explain poor school performance, and dedicate a great deal of time to working on homework with their children, even with extra tutors, and in spite of this, the child repeatedly obtains low results in every evaluation. This leads to discouragement, and in many cases, desperation.
For this reason it is advisable to analyse the situation more comprehensively, as poor school performance affects different areas: academic, social and emotional. There can be many causes:
Areteia School works on each child’s specific needs in reduced group sizes, using a methodology which enables them to obtain their best results, respecting the learning style and individuality of each pupil. Through rigorous and committed tutorial work, in permanent contact with families; psycho-pedagogical work by the Psychopedagogy Department of professionals who specialise in learning difficulties; and a team of experienced teachers who attend to the pupils academic and personal needs, it is possible to combat poor school performance.